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WWU Self Defense Fitness Class for Faculty, Staff, and Students

This class is open for all WWU faculty, staff, and students.  First class is free so come check it out!! Location: Carver Gym – CV210 (Gym A) Cost: $35 Time: Friday 12:00-1:00pm Fall Quarter • Begins: Friday 9/29/17 • Ends: Friday 12/15/17 No class on Veterans Day or Thanksgiving. Visit <here> for registration info. (Links are at […]

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UMA Barrage Montage

A quick montage of training at UMA. To view all of UMA’s videos, check out our YouTube channel and our Facebook page.

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The Average…

How long does it take the average school to give out a black belt? In America average schools give out black belts all the time. What does a black belt mean? Is the wearer an expert in the field of martial arts? That sounds like it’s based purely on a person’s physical skills. Can people […]

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July 2017 is UMA’s 14-year anniversary!

Founded July 2003 and still going strong!

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WWU Credited Kickboxing Class – Summer Quarter

UMA instructor Rob Eis teaches the “Beginning Kickboxing” class at Western Washington University. This is a 1-credit course that meets twice a week. Tuesday/Thursday from 10:00-11:20am at the Wade King Recreation Center in room #222. About the Subject: Kickboxing historically developed from the arts of Karate, Muay Thai, and Western Boxing. It is practiced for self-defense, […]

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Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring Quarter: Free Women’s Self-defense Workshop

Date: To Be Determined Between October and December. Time: Monday or Friday • between 6:00 pm & 9:00 pm or Saturday/Sunday • morning or afternoon Location: Unbridled Martial Arts studio. Each quarter, UMA conducts a free self-defense course for the community.  We will schedule a date based on a consensus of when participants want to have it. Would you […]

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WWU Credited Martial Arts Class – Fall, Winter, Spring Quarters

UMA instructor Rob Eis will teach the “Beginning Martial Arts” class at Western Washington University starting this Spring. This is a 1-credit course that meets twice a week. Monday/Wednesday from 11:00-11:50am at the newly remodeled Carver Gym. About the Subject: This course incorporates four systems: Escrima, Muay Thai, Jiu-Jitsu, and Defensive Tactics. These arts can seamlessly allow […]

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Celebrating 35th Anniversary in Martial Arts

I began martial arts in October 1981. To celebrate my 35 years in martial arts, on the 1st class of October I gave all my students in attendance their money back and announced they will train for free the entire month. A way of saying thanks to everyone for the years of support and dedication.  […]

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UMA Receives Award from Volunteer Center of Whatcom County

The Volunteer Center of Whatcom County recently presented me with their “Volunteers with Heart” award. August 2014 marks the 11th year anniversary of my non-profit, volunteer work with the Max Higbee Recreation Center. The following photos are of me teaching my adaptive martial arts program for developmentally disabled adults in Whatcom County. (Photos courtesy of Malinda […]

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