The UK Self Defence & Martial Arts Guild (UK SDMAG) is a not for profit organisation operating under Charter with a board of trustees, providing assistance, training and support to the martial arts industry.

The UK SDMAG is an awarding body for one of the only self defence instructor qualifications in the UK. It is also licensed to provide Combat Academy youth boot camps, anti-bullying and knife awareness programmes as part of its charitable and not for profit work across the UK.

The UK SDMAG membership is free and non-denominational. It exists to support martial arts clubs and instructors, and to give the public confidence that the instructors they choose are highly trained and vetted. Qualifying members benefit from support, training, adequate public liability insurance, full enhanced CRB/DBS checks and endorsement.