Our Commitment to Safety

At AG Martial Arts, the safety and well-being of our members, especially children and vulnerable adults, are paramount. As the lead instructor, I, Sohail Chowdhary, alongside our team of qualified instructors, are dedicated to creating a safe and nurturing environment for all.

Club Safeguarding Policy

Last Updated – 15 March 2024


Our safeguarding policy is designed to protect children, young persons, and adults at risk from any form of harm during their training at AG Martial Arts. This encompasses protection from all types of abuse and neglect. The policy outlines our responsibilities and reporting mechanisms and reinforces our commitment to a safe training environment.


This policy applies to all staff, instructors, volunteers, and visitors at AG Martial Arts, ensuring a universally safe and secure environment.

Prevention Strategies:

  • Compliance with BMABA national frameworks.
  • Instructor qualifications, insurance, DBS checks, and safeguarding training.
  • Respectful and safe interaction with all members.
  • Encouragement of open environments and parental involvement.
  • Strict social media and digital communication guidelines.
  • Regular review of safety practices.

Raising Concerns or Making a Disclosure:

We take any concern seriously. Immediate steps are taken to safeguard individuals in cases of direct disclosures or third-party concerns. We maintain a clear process for reporting and managing such incidents.

Key Contacts:


In case of immediate danger, contact the police on 999. The LADO contact details are also provided for external reporting.

Full Safeguarding Policy

Club Safeguarding Statement

Our Safeguarding Procedures:

AG Martial Arts prioritises safeguarding through comprehensive policies and qualified instructors. Our safeguarding procedures are detailed in our full policy document.

Safeguarding Contacts:


Responsibility for Safeguarding:

Everyone at AG Martial Arts has a role in safeguarding. Concerns can be raised with any instructor or directly with the Safeguarding Lead.

Our Safeguarding Objectives:

We strive to create a safe, professional environment for all members to train without fear.

Our Governing Organisation:

AG Martial Arts is a proud member of the British Martial Arts & Boxing Association (BMABA). For external concerns or complaints, contact details for the BMABA are linked.

More Information: https://bmaba.org.uk/safeguarding/

For further details on our safeguarding approach, please contact us.

Policy Last Updated: 15 March 2024