Unlimited Possibilities Martial Arts

Our purpose is to create an inclusive environment where individuals of all abilities can learn Martial Arts. Furthermore, we strive to create social gatherings and opportunities for students and families to interact in ways that are lacking in the community.

“A lot of these kids are told their whole lives that they can’t do things. They’re learning through our program that yes, they are capable of a lot of these things. Even if they have to adapt them a little bit.”

Kristen Davidson

UP-MA Lead Instructor


UPMA began in 2011 through a program at United Cerebral Palsy in Irvine. What started as just two classes has now grown to twelve different classes which are designed to accommodate all ages and abilities.
  •   Wow, what an amazing place for the kiddos to attend and learn lifelong skills. The coach and her staff are friendly and very passionate about teaching. I am glad to... read more

    thumb Alicia C.
  •   My son has been taking classes with UPMA for a little over 4 years now.. Coach Kristen and her team are absolutely incredible! My son is severely autistic and non-verbal,... read more

    thumb Mercedes P.
  •   Coach Kristen is an Angel in a Gee! She has helped my son who has ASD gain confidence, establish responsibility, and focus on skills learned in class. My son loves... read more

    thumb Felicia L.
  •   My 6 year old daughter is on the autism spectrum. I wanted her to gain physical strength as well as higher self esteem through martial arts practice and enrolled her... read more

    thumb Yoshimi P.
  •   Updating to reflect changes during COVID. This programs continues to shine! We are very conservative parents when it comes to COVID precautions: stay-at-home when possible, wear masks, frequently washing hands,... read more

    thumb Emily G.
  •   The best there is in all OC!! It was hard to find a program for my son who is visually impaired as well as hearing impaired. Coach Kristen is very... read more

    thumb Veronica Z.
  •   My grandson, who has ADHD struggles with focus. This has been an amazing program for him. He has had to listen, obey commands, and participate in group activities.... read more

    thumb Lori A.
  •   We were ecstatic to find a place for our son with ASD to practice martial arts after seeing our oldest daughter go for years to a typical BJJ gym with... read more

    thumb Glendy B.
  •   My son with autism very much enjoys this class and has learned a great deal of discipline while building his core strength.

    Ms Kirsten may be tough on the... read more

    thumb Susan E.
  •   Such a great group of coaches. They all been so, patient with my son. He is non verbal and very inpatient. All coaches are so understanding. They all take there... read more

    thumb Erika W.