Co-Founded in 1997 by the head Heroes Martial Arts Alan “Gumby” Marques, OTM has been a pioneer in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Submission Grappling and Mixed Martial Arts.

Samurai Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Academy

Our philosophy is simple.  We teach our students the most effective Brazilian Jiu Jitsu techniques in the most time-efficient manner possible.
We understand that our students have busy lives and prefer not to waste time or money.  To that end, we endeavor to revolutionize how old-school Brazilian jiu jitsu is taught by using the latest innovations in sports science, information technology and common sense.

Modern Tae Kwon Do Academy

We have martial arts classes for individuals of all ages with various programs for each age group. For children’s, kid’s and teen’s martial arts classes, our aim is to improve the mental and physical health and fitness of our students, to teach them the martial art of tae kwon do as well as self defense techniques using a practical, modern approach.

Our training curriculum and class instruction is not only geared towards learning the martial art of tae kwon do, but also in gaining valuable life skills; a positive attitude, discipline, self-esteem, responsibility and perseverance. We have classes at various times six days a week, as well our after school programs to accommodate parents and kids as a convenient after school extracurricular activity. Whether you our your child has prior experience in karate, TKD or any other martial arts, classes — we promise you will see the difference here at our studio! Check out our classes page for more info. Welcome to Modern Taekwondo Academy!

Hip Hop Chess Federation

The HIP HOP CHESS FEDERATION (HHCF) 501(c)(3) is one of the world’s most unique programming initiatives addressing youth ages 6 – 18.  HHCF Founder and Executive Director, Adisa Banjoko, continues to bolster his successful, well publicized and well documented approach to helping youth embrace and apply alternative strategies to obstacles in life by providing an engaging, interactive program that will help them cultivate the necessary life skills for success.

Since 2006, HHCF has introduced and taught thousands of youth the game of chess not only as a game of wit  but also as a metaphor for the importance of incorporating strategic thinking as a necessary process for making the right moves in life.  Over the years, HHCF has broaden its scope of programs to include performing arts, entrepreneurship and other creative outlets. Coupled with the practical philosophies and disciplined teaching of martial arts and framed in the many positive, but often underappreciated aspects of HIP-HOP Culture, HHCF continues to expand its educational outreach efforts throught the United States. HHCF has spent many years deepening the valuable relationship it has forged with local schools and various community based organizations by being able to provide life enriching programming in a safe setting to youth who otherwise have limited access to high quality alternative learning, culture and arts experiences. The HHCF uses its unique program as a platform to promote the idea that every young person is High In Potential and has the capacity to Help Other People (HIP-HOP framed differently).  It is through this framework that a stronger community consciousness and academic achievement will be created and realized.


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