Cardiff Central Martial Arts Academy - Compliance  

Here at Cardiff Central Martial Arts Academy, we take our duty of care very seriously, so much so that we have launched our new compliance page which will contain important details on all our Academy compliance that combine to run a safe and professional Community Sports Provider.  Here you can find details of Child Protection Policy, Child Protection Training, Code of Conducts for Players, Coaches & Parents, Qualifications, Insurance and much more. All CCMAA Coaches and Instructors are expected to complete:

  • Dan Grade Qualifications (Both Competitive and Technical) 
  • Private Martial Arts Insurance providing £5M Public Liability.
  • Child Protection Training from an approved Child Protection Supplier.
  • Sports related First Aid Training.
  • Police C.R.B. background Check.
Coaches or Instructors will be happy to provide documentation of these on request and coaches are expected to renew these on an annual or biannual basis as appropriate. If you have any questions regarding our child protection policy or any compliance issues you can contact our Academy Protection Officer Tracy Addicott at or you can ring 07501904435. Tracy has years of experience as a primary school teacher in both the public and private sector and is well placed to fore fill this role on behalf on the Academy.

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Academy Welfare Officer

If the Academy organised an event or competition away from home it is advisable to nominate a designated person for that Event.

The Club Welfare Officer needs to be well supported by the all Coaches and Instructors and Officials of the Academy  and have a formal role on the Academy's management Board. It is the whole club’s responsibility to ensure children’s welfare and everyone has a role to play.

The Academy Welfare Officer has a key role in advising the management Board on its approach and ensuring that this is monitored and reviewed Due to the nature of this role The Welfare Officer will need to complete an Enhanced CRB check before their appointment.

Person specification

• Basic administration – maintaining records.

• Be able to provide basic advice and support provision.

• Having a child focused approach – they need to be perceived as being approachable.

• Good communication skills

Knowledge of:

• Basic knowledge of core legislation, government guidance and national framework for child protection.

• Basic knowledge of roles and responsibilities of statutory agencies (Social Services, Police, NSPCC) and Area Child Protection Committees.

• Local arrangements for managing child protection and reporting procedures.

• Poor practice and abuse – behaviour that is harmful to children.

• Own club’s role and responsibilities to safeguard the welfare of children and young people –

boundaries of the Club Child Protection Officer role.

• Own club’s policy and procedures related to safeguarding children and young people.

• Core values and principles underpinning practice.

• Awareness of e qualities issues and child protection.

Recommended knowledge:

Basic knowledge of how abusers ‘target’ and ‘groom’ clubs to abuse children. Best practice and prevention.

Cardiff Central Martial Arts Academy 


Arrive for training and competition in good time to prepare properly.

Wear suitable kit and clothing for all activity sessions, as agreed with the coach.

Warm up and cool down properly on all Occasions.

Play within the rules and respect officials and all their decisions.

Be a good sport by applauding all good performances, whether they are made by my team mates or the opposition.

Control my temper - verbal abuse of officials and other players, or deliberately distracting/provoking an opponent is not acceptable or permitted behavior in any sport.

Work equally hard for myself and my Academy - remember, the Academy's performance will benefit, and so will I Respect the rights, dignity and worth of all participants regardless of their gender, ability, disability, cultural background or religion.

Pay any fees promptly.

Abide by the rule that members are not allowed to smoke on premises or while representing the Academy at competitions.

Abide by the rule that members are not allowed to consume alcohol or drugs of any kind on Academy premises or while representing the Academy.

Treat all participants as I would like to be treated - not bullying or taking unfair advantage of another participant.

Co-operate with my coach, Academy mates and opponents - remember, without them there would be no competition.

Thank officials and opponents after competition.

Signed:………………………………………. Date: ………………………………..

Print Name: ………………………………… 

Cardiff Central Martial Arts Academy Instructor 


The essence of good ethical conduct and practice is summarized below :

Consider the well being and safety of participants before the development of performance.

Develop an appropriate working relationship with participants, based on mutual trust and respect.

Make sure all activities are appropriate to the age, ability and experience of those taking part.

Promote the positive aspects of the sport (e.g. fair play).

Display consistently high standards of behavior and appearance at all times.

Follow all guidelines laid down by Ysgol judo Academy.

Hold appropriate valid qualifications and insurance cover.

Coach in accordance with British Judo Association Guidelines.

Never exert undue influence over participants to obtain personal benefit or reward.

Never condone rule violations, rough play or the use of prohibited substances.

Encourage participants to value their performances and not just results.

Encourage and guide participants to accept responsibility for their own performance and behavior.

Be respectful of all other club members, their training and their equipment.

Ensure that all incidents or accidents are entered into the club’s Accident/Incident Report Book and reported to the relevant parties.

Ensure that any damage is reported both to the relevant parties immediately.