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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: Wade King Recreation Center’s MAC Court Cost: $35 Time: Friday 12:00-1:00pm Spring Quarter • Begins: Friday 3/31/17 • Ends: Friday 6/9/17 Visit <here> for registration info. (Links are at the bottom of the page; one […]

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WWU Credited Martial Arts Class – Spring Quarter

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 Wade King Recreation Center in room #222. About the Subject: This course incorporates four systems: Escrima, Muay Thai, Jiu-Jitsu, and Defensive Tactics. These arts […]

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WWU Credited Kickboxing Class – Fall, Winter, Spring Quarters

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 11:00-11:50am 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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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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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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UMA Timelapse Kettlebell & TRX Class

Curious to see what a Kettlebell & TRX workout at Unbridled Martial Arts is like from start to finish? Now you can watch one of our sessions in under 5 minutes.

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Summer Ways to Practice Independently

Here are some ideas about combining summertime activities with some Martial Arts practice. Not to mention, for the time being, UMA students only have Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday to train together.     The way to accelerate your retention is to practice independently. Pick random points throughout the day to plug-in a 5-minute routine. Throw […]

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