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The Global Martial Arts Network

Welcome to the Global Martial Arts Network Online Platform by the International Centre of Martial Arts for Youth Development and Engagement under the auspices of UNESCO

a platform for the integration of martial arts information around the world.The business objectives of Global Martial Arts Network are as follows

Diversity, Equality, Solidarity through Martial Arts

The Global Martial Arts Network brings people together in an ongoing dialogue on martial arts in digital space to foster a mutual understanding, promote interaction of ideas and collects all relevant materials on martial arts. The Global Martial Arts Network Special Advisory Group Members will share their knowledge here at this online platform under various yearly themes and sub-themes.


  • 1. Strenghtening of a global partnership and agenda setting in the fields of martial arts undertaken by the GMANET Special Advisory Group.
  • 2. Promotion of research, data collection, distribution and knowledge sharing on martial arts from around the world.
  • 3. Narrowing down the digital gap between the developed and developing countries specifically concerned with martial arts.

The Global Martial Arts Network Online Platform of International Centre of Martial Arts for

The Global Martial Arts Network Online Platform of International Centre of Martial Arts for Youth Development and Engagement under the auspices of UNESCO was developed to create a space in which the academia, martial arts leaders, various affiliated bodies, local communities and anyone in the regions of business could share their opinion and information. We hope that everyone, regardless of religion, social/economical capacity, culture and gender, would learn and interact on our online platform.

To facilitate the exploration of the various aspects of martial, the menu of the Global Martial Arts Online Platform is laid out as the following; documents, articles and information in forms of texts are shared at the Topic section, photos are shared through the Gallery section. At Gallery section, you can search items thematically by author, country, or category. Similarly, a variety of work intended to provide a visual and helpful guide to martial arts from around the world will be available on the Video section.

The Community Section will both provide you with the latest notices on the project and the activities of the special advisory group at the Notice Board Section and also facilitate a communication channel between the members at the Members News section.