Universal Martial Arts Academy & Training Center

Universal Martial Arts Academy & Training Center (UMAATC) Welcomes You

Thank you for visiting UMAATC, a 501(c)(3) non profit organization that works with at risk youth and battered women.  It is home to the finest martial arts instruction available anywhere.



Our classes are taught in local community centers, it allows students to:

! Learn martial arts in a local comfortable setting
! Get physically fit
! And have lots of fun!

All instruction is either personally led by Dr. Alvin "Goldie" Mack, a 10th Degree Black Belt, or by professional instructors personally trained by him.  They are here to teach you the fine points of martial arts in a relaxed environment, enabling you to learn quickly and efficiently. Everyone can benefit from our fun and exciting classes. Bring the kids and make UMAATC your new family fun center!


UMAATC caters to every member of the family, regardless of your current age, physical shape/disability or experience level. Men, women and children from as young as 2 years to over 90 years can find fun and fitness in and among our many classes.

Sifu Mack has worked with students that have many physical challenges including students in wheelchairs, with prosthetics, that were blind or deaf.  We truly offer classes and training for EVERYONE in your family. Each class offers a combination of skills and techniques, plus character development, along with physical fitness conditioning, and lots of good, clean fun!

  !Stretch your muscles
  !Get an aerobic and anaerobic workout
  !Learn practical self-defense skills
  !Focus on the whole family having fun together.

At UMAATC we believe in a 3-in-1 approach to Self-Defense: Instruction, Mind, Body & Spirit

We understand that self defense instruction needs to train the whole person: the body, the mind, and the spirit. We want to shape you and help transform you into a Black Belt from the inside-out. You?ll be physically fit, mentally focused, and emotionally strong.  Our team of professional instructors will help you hone your skills in fun, action-packed classes that provide complete self-defense training. From the tactical to the practical, you?ll get it all!

Enjoy Year-Round Fun Events

UMAATC never stops bringing you fun and excitement for the whole family. We offer classes for children and adults all year, including specialty classes and events like:

o         Early Childhood Series

o   Stranger Awareness

o         School Talks Series

o   Defeat the Bully

o   I CAN ? Building Positive Self Image

o   Super Stars ? Character Development

o   Gang Awareness

o         Personal Safety Series

o   Women?s Street Survival

o   Handgun and Weapons Retention

o   Car-Jacking Prevention

o         Home Safety Series

o   Home Invasion Prevention

o   Bring-A-Buddy Saturdays

o         Local and Major Field Trips

o         Parent?s Night Out

o         Holiday Parties

o         Fun Games and Challenges

0         Tournaments and Summer Camps

The line-up of fun and fitness is endless and ever-changing. We?re always adding more awesome workshops and activities to keep you challenged and excited about self-defense instruction.

Allow our Incredible Instructors to Challenge You

All of our highly-trained martial arts instructors are equipped with the teaching skills necessary for superb physical training. But more importantly, they are well-versed in the art of developing character in their students. They know how to teach children (and adults) the virtues of:

  • Respect
  • Courtesy
  • Patience
  • Self-control
  • Integrity

Many of our students and parents of students have reported a tremendous change in self-disciple, self-esteem and perseverance after only a short time of training at UMAATC. These same students have also boasted about the fact that the skills they learned at our karate school have helped them to achieve more in other areas of their lives. They now perform better at school, at work, and in all areas of their personal, daily life. We want to help YOU achieve these life-changing experiences too!

Make the Right Choice! Choose UMAATC!

Signing up for classes at UMAATC could very well be the best decision you?ve ever made for you and your family. We can help you achieve your goals, no matter what they may be.

! Learn to be a Black Belt
! Get into amazing physical shape
! Learn practical self-defense
! Give a child an extra edge in life
! Develop your own character, or help build a well-rounded child


Try Us NOW!

The success stories we see every day are the ones we help create. Don?t you want the next one to be yours? Give us a call right now at 214-407-1901. Our courteous and professional staff is waiting to offer you our One Week Mini Intro Program for ONLY $29.95!  There?s nothing to lose ? and SO much to gain!


Phone: 214-407-1901


UMAATC is a non profit 501 (c)(3) organizations that is supported by people like you.  If you would like to make donation please click the link below.