About Us

The Army Martial Arts Association supports Regular and Reserve martial arts practitioners within the Army across the recognised martial art disciplines. It provides opportunities to compete at both Army and UK Armed Forces level and encourages our elite athletes to gain success at National and International levels. We also actively encourage participation at grass roots level and provide opportunities for all personnel to take part.

To find out more about what each discipline can offer you, please click on the buttons below.


CLICK HERE to listen to AMAA Secretary Dave Campey speaking with Richard Wyeth from BFBS about the upcoming Taekwondo event and what disciplines make up Army Martial Arts.

Mon 17 Jun 2021

Following the Government’s announcement last night in delaying the implementation of Step 4, the upcoming TKD grading and Skills course on 21-25 Jun will now be NON-CONTACT subject to DASCB approval and physical distancing rules will be in place throughout. The Kendo Skills Course and Championships due to be held 05-10 July has unfortunately been POSTPONED until later in the year


Links to NGB websites for the latest advice regarding COVID 19 and remote training can be found below.

Kendo – http://www.britishkendoassociation.com/

Taekwondo – https://www.britishtaekwondo.org.uk/news/

Karate – https://kenshinkarateorganisation.com/

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu – http://www.bjjagb.com/news/bjjagb-events-latest-covid-19-guidance/


All Admin Instructions will now be published to the Army Martial Arts Group on Defence Connect.

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Latest News and Events


  • President – Brig Eldon Millar
  • Chairman – Lt Col Ollie Major
  • Vice Chair – Maj Karen Owen
  • Secretary – Lt Col Dave Campey MBE
  • Administration Officer – Mrs Gemma Peters
  • BJJ – Lt Col Shamus Kelly
  • Karate – WO2 Brian Hall
  • Kendo – Maj Chris Jones
  • ITF Taekwondo – Capt Stuart Wordingham
  • WT Taekwondo – Maj Stephen Gibson
  • Weapons Forms – Capt Ash Clews-Jones
  • Reserves Representative – Capt Tom Ludlow