We believe that Martial Arts is a way of life that promotes continuous improvement & development in all aspects of our lives. It is through the physical training in the martial arts that we tap into our higher selves & come closer, consistently & incrementally, to our highest potential as human beings.
“I am proud to be able to share FMA with my city, country and region. To be able to help & support the future generation of leaders through FMA is an honor & privilege.”
Wael Al-Sayegh. CEO of FMA-UAE
Family Martial Arts has been in operation for over 25 years now. The brands humble beginnings started in 1999 in England and was largely focused on teaching the traditional art of Taekwondo. The current Founder, Master Ivan Rolls, wanted to offer more value to his students and so started a long journey self improvement which had him train with the worlds top martial arts teachers, peak performance consultants, business coaches & self defense experts. Master Rolls has very generously incorporated many of his findings in the current FMA syllabus. Today the FMA brand teaches martial arts concepts inspired by multiple fighting systems with a core emphasis on real life self defense. In addition to the physical training FMA places a heavy importance on the development of the life leadership skills of each of its students. Today FMA has seven schools operating in the UK in addition to an international FMA branch in Dubai-UAE that is spear heading the brands growth in the MENA region.
“Love is the highest art. In ancient times, you trained so hard, not for the sake of killing people, but for the love of you family: for the love of your mother, your father, your children, your tribe, and your body. It is the love of life! That’s why we train so hard, so you can preserve life.”