Universal Martial Arts Institute   11 Route 15, Lafayette, NJ 07848     (973) 579-3220    info@umikick.com
Universal Martial Arts Institute New Jersey

The Universal Martial Arts Institute (UMI) was founded in 1989 by Grandmaster Ik Hwan Kim.  It is made up of two divisions:  Universal Tae kwon do Federation (UTF) and Universal Hap ki do Federation (UHF).  In addition to Tae Kwon Do and Hapkido, the institute also offer weapons training programs, Ki-Gong and private instruction for adults and children.

Tae Kwon Do

This traditional Taekwondo style combines modern and practical techniques of the World Taekwondo Federation (WTF). Our organization provides unlimited training for all levels and continues through black belt and beyond. We emphasize on training experienced students and instructors to achieve the different black belt levels.
Hapkido New Jersey

Hap Ki Do

Grandmaster Kim was the first instructor to teach a dual curriculum by offering both Taekwondo and Hapkido within one school. By modifying the traditional style of Hapkido, their techniques can be applied to modern day situations. By doing this, Grandmaster Kim has provided anyone with the ability to learn this practical form of martial arts.
Martial Arts Weapons New Jersey

Weapon Training

Our organization provides all forms of weapon training, particularly Song Jul Kwon (Nunchaku), Don Buong (short stick), Jong Buong (Bo Staff), Don Jong (cane), Jook Do (bamboo sword), Jin Gum (real sword), Don Do (knife) and baton (PR-24 for police). Any form of martial arts can be adapted to our type of training.