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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.

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


Now available on Amazon, for Kindle, and Audible!

Our Chief Instructor, Robert Nichols is also 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 these subjects.

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 website below for information.


ALSO available on AMAZON, Audible, and Amazon Music


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

November 19- Candidate Workout

Dec 10- Candidate Workout

Dec 20- Gear Orders Due

Jan 11- Essays, Applications, Fitness Challenges Due

Jan 22- Testing

Jan 29- Testing Snow Date


Join us for our 1st ever Grappling Seminar

Saturday Dec 3rd!

Grappling Seminars!

Juniors Seminar 330pm to 5pm

Teen and Adult Seminar 6pm to 730pm

Join Mr. Martin and Mr. Moore at our 1st ever Grappling seminar!

Work on your ground game as instructors guide you through ground basics, positioning, takedowns, and submissions.

Event is open to Green belts and above.

No experience needed.

$30 per student (Pre-register)

$40 Day of Event

Space Limited


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
  • Forms for the next exam period are due no later than Dec 20!
  • The forms can be done by clicking the links below or stopping by our main office.

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.