Mixed Martial Arts Association
pronounced I [ahy] + MMAA [mah] was founded in 2002, as an
umbrella alliance for all National & International Modern Martial
Arts Federations, various associations and practitioners with the
aim of friendship and education between all modern martial arts.
They assist by helping their members becoming better informed and
making themselves known, and cooperating and coordinating their
The IMMAA presents itself as an international organization with a
distinct educational profile as far as its goals, structure,
membership and working bodies are concerned.
Their main purpose is to serve as an international organization
the promotion and education in the mixed martial arts to contribute
to the awareness of human values inherent in the martial arts and to
improve health and physical well-being in all countries to the
They are able to accomplish this because they foster an environment
free of intimidation, politics, and other distracters. Welcoming all
like-minded individuals, regardless of race, gender, ethnic
background, religion, national origin, or physical handicap.