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  • Phone: 786-366-2784
  • 250 East Palm Dr, Suite 360, Homestead, Fl

Enriching the kids of the community with the spirit of sports since 2009

Success Stories

 United Martial Arts Academy (UMAA) has successfully operated a quality after-school and summer program since 2004. UMAA teaches martial arts to children while providing opportunities for participants to increase literacy skills, pro-social peer relations, conflict resolution skills, character development and leadership skills, all while working  for one common goal , the LOVE OF THE ARTS. All UMAA rank promotions are earned, not bought, and their criteria for promotion is based individual progress such as:

  • Positive Attitude
  • Eagerness to learn
  • Techniques
  • Participation
  • Strong physical fitness component

 Inclusion – The inclusion of special needs children is a top priority of Outside the Ring Champions Foundation, by collaborating with parent, caregivers, local school leaders and appropriate community organizations to make reasonable accommodations for participants.

PROGRAM: Quality, intentional programming.The components of high-quality programming include:

  • The opportunity to be physically active
  • An environment that is both physically and emotionally safe
  • A structured, planned program that is age-appropriate
  • Adults who participate in and foster supportive relationships
  • Opportunities for young people to belong
  • A strengths-based approach
  • An example of positive social norms
  • Adults who show support for efficacy and mattering
  • Curriculum that provides opportunities for skill building
  • Opportunities to foster cultural competence
  • An environment that encourages active learning
  • Opportunities for recognition
  • An ecological/ holistic approach
  • Efforts to integrate family, school, and community