Because Nothing is More Important than Your Personal Safety
UMAA  offers self protection programs for the general public. Our SF training facility features ongoing classes for adults of all backgrounds, women, children, and members of the LGBTQ community.


The R-CAT (Rapid Counter Assault Tactics) system of self-defense is a straightforward no-nonsense approach to personal safety that is effective for people of all sizes, shapes, fitness levels, ages, genders, and abilities.

You don’t have to be an athlete or martial arts master to defend yourself. See why Rapid Counter Assault Tactics is the right choice for your personal safety

  • Simple
  • Effective
  • Easy to learn
  • Easy to remember
  • Works regardless of size or strength
  • People with physical challenges or injuries can use it
  • SWAT, law enforcement, and military tested and proven
  • Unique training methods to optimize learning
“Your instructor provided an enlightening and empowering experience, was able to inspire the youth by bringing out their best qualities as warriors, and to set many of them on a path to seeking greater teaching in the future.”
by Laulani Teale, MPH, Coordinator NHBA/NHLC Peacemaking Project, Peace Warriors Youth Group Hawai'i