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May Calendar


LD exam


LD Exam


LD Exam


Cand and BB



LD Exam



Jr Breaking


8 9 10



Picture Day











Black belt



School wide

Zoom Meeting


Candidate Zoom


18 19 20


Instructor Workout


22 23 24 25 26 27








Deadline Shorts Order

2 3 4

May 2,3,4, & 5- Little Dragons Exams

May 4- Deadline for All testing Paperwork

May 7- Breaking Seminar for jr’s

May 11- Closed- Picture day

May 12- 15- Testing. See info below for details

May 16- School wide Zoom meeting. 6pm. Zoom link in weekly Emails

May 17- Candidate Zoom Meeting. Zoom link in weekly emails

May 21- Leadership Team Workout 1230pm

May 28 & 30- Closed For memorial Day weekend.

June 1- Summer Shorts Pre- Orders due in


June Calendar
29 30 31





2 3 4
5 6 7


Candidate Book

Report Approvals


9 10




12 13 14


Book Launch


16 17


Candidate Workout

End of School Year Nerf Wars

19 20 21 22 23 24 25
26 27 28 29




Team Meeting







June 1- Summer Shorts Pre- Orders due in

June 8- Candidates Book decision due

June 11- Sparring seminars for Jr and Adults- Scroll down for details

June 15- Mr Nichols Book Launch Party

Fun and Games for Jr’s- 430 Little Dragons

510- 6-8Yr beginners

545- 9-12Yr Beginners

620- Intermed Jr’s

7- Advanced/BB Jr’s

8- Adult Cocktail Hour

June 18- Candidate workout 1230pm

June 18- End of school year Nerf Wars- Scroll down for details

Jne 30- Closed. Leadership Team meeting at 6pm

July 1,2, & 4- Closed

Do you need to fill out a testing application?

These applications are only for students testing for Black belt or an intermediate black belt rank. These are NOT required for colored belt students.

Click to Register

How To Earn a Black Belt in… An Average Guy’s Guide to Life

Our Chief Instructor, Robert Nichols is now an author!

His new book, “How to Earn a Black belt in…. An Average Guy’s Guide to Life.” is now available in paperback, e-book, and audiobook.

This common-sense book covers topics like parenting, leadership, relationships, and more. All while Robert Nichols shares personal stories on the subjects.
Robert Nichols is also available for speaking engagements, martial arts business consulting, and SAMICS International Seminars. Visit website below for information.

Summer Shorts Pre Orders!- Due by June 1

Get your summer gear and sweat it out in style!

SAMICS Jersey Shorts and UTA Mesh Shorts Availble!

Sizing Chart in link. 

Click to Register

Saturday June 11th

Sparring Seminars!

Juniors Seminar 3pm to 430pm

Teen and Adult Seminar 6pm to 730pm

Get some extra sparring practice with Mr Cook and Mr Moore with these exciting events. We will focus on quick and effective sparring concepts, usable for both beginner and more advanced students. Sparring can be an intimidating idea for many students, controlled exposure in events like this are good for overcoming fears.

Event open to Green belts and above.

Click to Register

Wednesday June 15th!

Mr Nichols’ Book Release event!

Fun and Games Times:

430-5- Little Dragons

510-540- 6 to 8 year old beginners

545-615- 9 to 12 year old beginners

620-650- Intermediate Jr’s

7 to 730- Advanced and Black Belt Jr’s

8PM- Cocktail hour

Mr Nichols will be signing copies of his new book throughout the evening!

Join us for this monumental event!

End of School Year NERF WARS

Nerf Wars, Pizza, Games, and more!

June 18th 530pm to 8pm

(Space limited)

All guns and supplies will be provided!

Click to Register

Martial Arts Summer Camp! 

JULY 11th-15th  

A camp of days dedicated to games and fun.

A week of great time with friends! Daily themes for training.

Open to ages 6 to 12

Camp times– Drop off 830 to 9 am.

 Pick up 3 to 330 pm

Camp Costs:

$300 (online registration)

$275 Cash registration in main office

Or $75 per day

1 snack provided per day. Pizza lunch served on last day. Students should bring snacks and lunches as appropriate. Camp open to students and non-members. Space will be limited

Click to Register

Peter Weckauf Returns to the USA

SAMICS Founder Peter Weckauf returns to the USA for exciting seminars in the SAMI Combat Systems at SAMI of NJ in Union, NJ.
These exciting courses are designed for students and instructors regardless of experience level. They can be taken casually for training purposes, or students can take SAMICS exams in student levels and instructor ranks for Knife and Panantukan.
The SAMICS Pro workshop is geared toward law enforcement, security, and professionals.
Knife Fighting Concept- July 22, 23, 24. (930am to 330pm)
Panantukan Concept- August 4, 5, 6 (930am to 330pm)
SAMI-X Pro Workshop- August 7 (10am to 1pm)
Click to Register

Private Martial Arts lessons Now available

Supplement your online training or even get caught up with in person private lessons!

Private instruction in a great way to focus on specific material or skill development with a certified instructor. The attention is solely on you.

Click to Register

Personal Training and Fitness 

Private one on one training and
small group classes are now available by appointment!

UTA/SAMI UNION Personal Training
can be that extra kick in the butt to become the best version of you!

Sessions are available to purchase individually or in packages.

Sessions are available BEFORE regular class hours
and can be set up for a variety of time slots during the week!

UTA/SAMI UNION Personal Training Program Benefits:

·       Customization to your needs

·       Available for all fitness levels

·       Weight Loss

·       Body Fat Reduction

·       Strength and Building

·       Toning

·       Mobility and Flexibility

·       Cardiovascular Conditioning

·       Diet and Nutrition Tips

·       And More!

Click to Register

Equipment Order Forms

There are currently NO gear orders due. Please contact our office before placing an order. 

Please stop by the main office if you need assistance in measuring (forms tell you how) or for Cash payment options.

This includes:

  • Boards for All Green and above
  • Sparring equipment for All Orange Testing for Green
  • Nunchucks for Jr Purple belts testing for Brown
  • Black Belt Candidates
  • 1st Degree Probationary Black Belts testing for Decided
  • 2nd Degree Candidates
  • 3rd degree candidates

Please let us know if you have any questions BEFORE placing your orders.

If you are uncertain if this is a REQUIRMENT for your rank please contact our office.

Board Orders Sparring Equipment Nunchucks Jr Black Belt Candidates
Teen & Adult Black Belt Candidates Embroidered Black Belt 2nd Degree candidates 3rd Degree candidates