Here at UMA, the home of Martial Arts in Melbourne for over 20 years, we deliver the best experience possible, that will allow every member the means to reach their personal goals. The many benefits you can look forward to experiencing from Martial Arts classes include improved physical fitness, mental function, concentration, self-esteem and an overall sense of well-being.
Ultimate Martial Arts programs are a combat art that allows the use of striking and grappling techniques which are usable while standing, at close-quarters or on the ground. We have multiple programs available including Karate Combatives, MMA, BJJ, and Muay Thai.
Our main program is our Adult Karate Combatives program which include Goju Ryu Karate and self-defence training based on the Bushidokan system with a focus on mind, body and spirit energy fusions. This all-inclusive graded curriculum focuses on the collaboration of inter-disciplinary techniques offering the ultimate self-defence program.
Our Muay Thai graded system, teaches the fundamental techniques of the most effective system of stand-up martial arts and a practical form of self-defence.
This class is dedicated to teaching the sport, science and art of Thai boxing in its pure form as well as in the context of self-defence and to introduce students to the complete arsenal of a Thai boxer from offensive and defensive punching, elbowing, kneeing and kicking techniques coupled with the intricacies of the grapple.
Ultimate Martial Arts’ Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu classes are focused on helping our students achieve their fitness and self-defense goals. Our students are able to train realistically in a safe environment with our dedicated instructors that will help each student to succeed!
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, similar in many respects to Judo and other traditional systems of Japanese Jiu-Jitsu, differs in some fundamental ways from all other related systems. Jiu-Jitsu is a well-known martial art that utilizes empty hand techniques such as evasions, holds, locks, throws and chokes to subdue an opponent.
UMA Fitness is a modern day exercise program ideal for anyone who is looking to skyrocket their overall health and fitness, achieve better results in less time and get the lean, toned physique of an MMA fighter, without actually having to get in the ring and fight. This fitness routine is a perfect workout solution created for those seeking the Ultimate workout, based on Cross Fit and Cardio Kickboxing in a non contact method. This challenging group class is designed to help students achieve superior levels of fitness, endurance, power and core strength for people of all levels of fitness.
Ultimate Martial Arts’ UMA Fitness program incorporates upper body, lower body and combination drills to give you a complete body workout in minimal time. Our UMA Fitness instructors will push you to achieve ultimate fitness and conditioning by providing a customizable workout to cater to your current fitness levels and your personal fitness goals. You will be transformed into the complete athlete with overall body tone, strength and fitness!
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Head Instructor Shihan Vincent Busuttil
Shihan Vincent offers a wide range of Peak Performance and personal development coaching incorporating martial arts that are designed to assist individuals to significantly improve the quality of the results that they are currently experiencing.
Using leading edge transformational technologies such as Neuro Linguistic Programming and Success Conditioning, Vincent’s approach with his coaching sessions have a lasting effect. What is so powerful about the method is that it is a means for empowering life change for the individual
His school The Ultimate Martial Arts Centre in Heathmont has been established for over 20 years and has helped many people from the young to the ‘older’. Vincent’s passion is to see transformation in a person. “After some months of coaching you can see how that person’s attitude to life changes, becoming more positive and resilient”
Vincent Busuttil believes in the personal development approach because he knows that it works.
He is a qualified Master Practitioner in NLP, Neuro Linguistic Programming, Hypnotherapist and a Life Coach. He conducts Time line therapy and is a motivational speaker for various Colleges and several professional associations. Vincent has be a part of the Anthony Robbins Platinum partnership program that is only for the top 5% of high achievers.
Through these life empowerment skills Vincent is able to help individuals to achieve freedom, fulfillment and to take control of their life, using the martial arts as a vehicle. For too many people, change will always remain a dream. But those who want to really live their dreams can make a decision and do something about it now.
He has had over 15 years experience coaching for both the sport and personal development. He has had the direct influence on diverse group of people from parents to professional athletes, from children to managers, from street kids to executives.
95% of people who set themselves a new year’s resolution never follow through. The reason is that most people don’t understand the process how to produce lasting results. Vincent’s has a powerful approach to teaching people effective goal setting. Getting people to see the benefit in perusing their dreams and produce lasting results. His goal setting approach is to start from that persons Vision, finding their values and build their dreams from there. He incorporates martial arts while getting individuals to create a strong and powerful desire to take action and continue with never ending momentum.
As far as his martial arts career in 2013, Vincent Busuttil was graded to 5th Dan by one of Australia’s most celebrated Martial Arts Instructors, Mr Tino Ceberano. Vincent Busuttil is an accomplished martial artist in his own right, yet what makes him stand out above the crowd is that he is a “motivator on a mission”. His vision is that the martial arts are the vehicle through which personal development and life transformation is achieved. The purpose if training is to create extraordinary martial artists of exceptional skill, yet more importantly to develop extraordinary people. He recently have been traveling to Okinbawa where he is now a student of one of the world’s best Okniawan Goju karate instructors Taira Massji Sensei. Recently Taira Sensei has recognized as the Melbourne East Region Shibucho, area branch chief.
Hanshi Ceberano proudly refers to Vincent as being the third generation, heralding the new era of martial arts in Australia. This is an era of greater learning, expansion and sharing for the greater development of the martial arts. Vincent’s states “It is my priority to bring the martial arts to the wider community for the benefit and development of our youth and future leaders”.
Vincent founded The Bushidokan Karate system. Which is primarily a Combative Okinawa Karate system. The system uses interdisciplinary forms of fighting that include Jiu-jitsu, Judo, Okinawa Karate, Boxing, Kickboxing, Grappling and others to their strategic and tactical advantage. No single discipline reigns.
Vincent is a man who has dedicated his life to the martial arts and a man whose every day’s passion is to help others to succeed in life. His main goal is to reach as many people as possible in his life through the martial arts to help them in ways that he too has been helped.