Leadership Martial Arts is an approved member of the Safeguarding Code in Martial Arts! For more information on what this means, click here.
Leadership Martial Arts acknowledges the duty of care to safeguard and promote the welfare of children & adults (including vulnerable adults) and is committed to ensuring safeguarding practice reflects statutory responsibilities, government guidance and complies with best practice.
Our policy recognises that the welfare and interests of everyone, and especially children & vulnerable adults, are paramount in all circumstances. It aims to ensure that regardless of age, ability or disability, gender reassignment, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation, socio-economic background, all who take part in our activities:
- have a positive and enjoyable experience of sport at Leadership Martial Arts in a safe and student-centred environment,
- are protected from abuse whilst participating in Martial Arts or outside of the activity.
Leadership Martial Arts acknowledges that some students, including students with disabilities, young people or those from ethnic minority communities, can be particularly vulnerable to abuse and we accept the responsibility to take reasonable and appropriate steps to ensure their welfare. Leadership Martial Arts recognises disabilities can change over time, and that disabilities can refer to physical and/or mental impairments, which may be hidden.
Leadership Martial Arts is also committed to creating and maintaining a safe and positive environment and accepts our responsibility to safeguard the welfare of all adults involved in martial arts in accordance with the Care Act 2014.
> Our Safeguarding Policy can be found here.