Upcoming 2019 Fall Events, New Classes, and Welcome to New Instructors at UMA!

UMA is excited to announce the addition of new classes to our schedule, new instructors to Team Unlimited, and upcoming seminars and events to look forward to in the fall!NEW CLASSESCapoeira on Tuesdays 8-9pm and Saturdays 2-3:30pm FMA Empty...

Upcoming September Events!

School Closings Labor Day: Sept 1-3 BJJ seminar with Carlos Perez Date: Wed, Sept 12th from 8PM-10PM Cost: $30 UMA members, $40 Non-members Guro Heisey Going Away Fundraiser Workshop Date: Sun, Sept 16th from 12PM-3PM Cost: $40 UMA members, $50 Non-members Kids...

Kabuto Corner: A Visit to the Inosanto Academy

  By Kristen Cabildo   Sifu Phil, Gus, Tim and I had a great time at the Inosanto Academy at the beginning of this month. For five consecutive days, we trained amongst other instructors certified by Guro Dan from around the world. The days were filled with...

art of the real

We are flattered to have such positive feedback in this Industry Magazine article. It strengthens our commitment to our craft and our students.

“a new and multidiscipline martial arts academy in williamsburg embraces not just paradigm diversity, but everyday applicability of self defense techniques” by Evan monroe

Read the full story here

May 2018 Instructor Spotlight: Sifu Phil Cruz

  By Kristen Cabildo   “If you don’t understand vulnerability, you cannot manage and lead people. If you’re not showing up vulnerably as a leader, you can’t expect anyone to follow you—period.” - Brene Brown, Rising Strong.   As martial artists, we...

Lionel Fabregue on the Sport Application of Panatuken

Lionel Fabregue (Jack Uzi), a 12 year professional boxing veteran from Geneva, came to visit UMA in March to show us the practical sport applications of the art of Panatuken (Filipino boxing). This boxing style, a street fighting art, uses a lot of techniques for...

Tiffany “Timebomb” Muay Thai Workshop and Charity Fundraiser Success

UMA was so excited to host Tiffany “Timebomb” Van Soest, a seven-time professional world champion in Muay Thai and leader in promoting the fighting arts for women everywhere. Tiffany’s workshop was unique and refreshing. She started the event with reciting some spoken...

Recap of BJJ Professor Mike Fowler’s Workshop in March

Brazilian Jiu-jitsu Black Belt Professor Mike Fowler gave an awesome workshop at UMA in March. Mike Fowler is the 3rd fastest American on record to receive his Black Belt. During his workshop, he spoke a lot about utilizing leverage. We loved his ability to clearly...

UMA February 2018 Students of the Month

We are so excited to announce that we have two Students of the Month for February: Julia and Xavier from our Little Dragons program! These two have been students since the opening of UMA. Just recently they got promoted during our last belt test. They are exceptional...

UMA Updates

UMA Updates ~* UPDATED WEBSITE *~You can now purchase Gift Certificates directly from our website to get someone you love 8, 12, or an unlimited month of classes at UMA! Click on the “Admit One” Ticket to purchase a One-Time Day Pass!Register online for seminars!...

Upcoming September Events!

School Closings Labor Day: Sept 1-3 BJJ seminar with Carlos Perez Date: Wed, Sept 12th from 8PM-10PM Cost: $30 UMA members, $40 Non-members Guro Heisey Going Away Fundraiser Workshop Date: Sun, Sept 16th from 12PM-3PM Cost: $40 UMA members, $50 Non-members Kids...

Kabuto Corner: A Visit to the Inosanto Academy

  By Kristen Cabildo   Sifu Phil, Gus, Tim and I had a great time at the Inosanto Academy at the beginning of this month. For five consecutive days, we trained amongst other instructors certified by Guro Dan from around the world. The days were filled with...

art of the real

We are flattered to have such positive feedback in this Industry Magazine article. It strengthens our commitment to our craft and our students.

“a new and multidiscipline martial arts academy in williamsburg embraces not just paradigm diversity, but everyday applicability of self defense techniques” by Evan monroe

Read the full story here

May 2018 Instructor Spotlight: Sifu Phil Cruz

  By Kristen Cabildo   “If you don’t understand vulnerability, you cannot manage and lead people. If you’re not showing up vulnerably as a leader, you can’t expect anyone to follow you—period.” - Brene Brown, Rising Strong.   As martial artists, we...

Lionel Fabregue on the Sport Application of Panatuken

Lionel Fabregue (Jack Uzi), a 12 year professional boxing veteran from Geneva, came to visit UMA in March to show us the practical sport applications of the art of Panatuken (Filipino boxing). This boxing style, a street fighting art, uses a lot of techniques for...

Tiffany “Timebomb” Muay Thai Workshop and Charity Fundraiser Success

UMA was so excited to host Tiffany “Timebomb” Van Soest, a seven-time professional world champion in Muay Thai and leader in promoting the fighting arts for women everywhere. Tiffany’s workshop was unique and refreshing. She started the event with reciting some spoken...

Recap of BJJ Professor Mike Fowler’s Workshop in March

Brazilian Jiu-jitsu Black Belt Professor Mike Fowler gave an awesome workshop at UMA in March. Mike Fowler is the 3rd fastest American on record to receive his Black Belt. During his workshop, he spoke a lot about utilizing leverage. We loved his ability to clearly...

UMA February 2018 Students of the Month

We are so excited to announce that we have two Students of the Month for February: Julia and Xavier from our Little Dragons program! These two have been students since the opening of UMA. Just recently they got promoted during our last belt test. They are exceptional...

UMA Updates

UMA Updates ~* UPDATED WEBSITE *~You can now purchase Gift Certificates directly from our website to get someone you love 8, 12, or an unlimited month of classes at UMA! Click on the “Admit One” Ticket to purchase a One-Time Day Pass!Register online for seminars!...

~* Secret Roll Club *~

~* Secret Roll Club *~We had over 40 people attend our hosting of the Secret Roll Club on January 21st! “The Secret Roll Club is a group of athletes that started rolling together to escape the strict rules of traditional Jiu-Jitsu schools. What started off as a...

January 2018 Special Event Recap ~* Jeet Kune Do Belt Test *~

~* Jeet Kune Do Belt Test *~On January 20th, we had our second Belt Test in Jeet Kune Do for both our adult students and Little Dragons. It was an amazing day of watching everyone “level-up” and push themselves outside of their comfort zone. Sifu Phil and Sifu Anthony...

Happy New Year! January’s Kabuto Corner

Reflections for the New YearThere is always so much excitement at the beginning of the New Year. We have a ton of momentum towards achieving our goals. However, we know that oftentimes come February, our enthusiasm to pursue our New Year’s resolutions might wane. So...

Guro Ron Balicki MARS Seminar Success

We had a great turn out at Guro Ron Balicki’s seminar at the beginning of December. The weekend was packed with amazing drills and techniques. Guro Ron covered Panatuken (Filipino dirty boxing), stick and knife (Filipino Kali), and sarong (Indonesian Silat). Guro Ron...

Guro Ron Balicki at UMA!

We had a great turn out at Guro Ron Balicki’s seminar at the beginning of December. The weekend was packed with amazing drills and techniques. Guro Ron covered Panatuken (Filipino dirty boxing), stick and knife (Filipino Kali), and sarong (Indonesian Silat). Guro Ron...

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