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Event Calander

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Visit our online store!

Visit the Union UTA/SAMI-X online store to stock up on tons of clothing, fun items, and training gear!

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.

Purchase Books by our Chief Instructor!

Now available on Amazon, for Kindle, and Audible!

Our Chief Instructor, Robert Nichols is also an author!

His award winning 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 these subjects.

His new book, being released January 2023, "Elite Martial Artists in America," is a co-author book with martial arts legends Stephen K. Hayes and Dana Abbott. Each martial arts master covers a section in relation to Leadership, motivation, and business.

Robert Nichols is also available for speaking engagements, martial arts business consulting, and SAMICS International Seminars. He is available for virtual events and travels the country teaching. Visit the website below for information.



Upcoming Candidate/Black belt Event Dates for the May 2023 Testing

Feb 4- Candidate Workout

March 18- Candidate Workout

April 15- candidate Workout

April 26- Gear/Board orders due

May 11- essay, fitness requirements, applications due

May 21- Testing


SAMI-X Pro Workshop on Feb 12th

1030am to 1pm

What is SAMI-X PRO??

SAMI-X PRO is for professionals and focuses on the defensive and offensive skills of armed operational forces. Authorities, as well as government agencies and corporations, rely on SAMI-X PRO concepts and techniques in their everyday work.

The main focus of this specialized training is the development of technical skills in weapon handling (protection of weapon, tactical approach, teamwork, handgun, and rifle handling, etc.), skills in baton handling (collapsible baton, tonfa), defense against knife attacks, defense against armed threats, hostage taking, overpowering techniques, control, and transport techniques, ground fighting (overpowering and control under consideration of equipment and clothing), teamwork, scenario training, anti-stress training, protection and securing of buildings or spaces.

Only properly trained personnel is in a position to professionally and appropriately execute their duties under difficult or threatening circumstances (e.g. attack, intimidation, verbal abuse).

Feb 12 SAMI-X Pro Workshop-

This workshop will focus on weapons retention, movement, and creating distance when using a firearm.

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Valentine's Day Nerf Wars!

Saturday, Feb. 18th

5:30 – 8:00pm



$30 per person*

(*with pre-registration. $35 day of event)

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Sparring Seminar March 4th!

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 is open to Green belts and above.


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.


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!

  • Equipment Order Forms
  • There are currently NO scheduled orders. Please contact our main 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.