United Martial Arts of Katy is the place to be for Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and TaeKwonDo!

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United MMA Katy was founded originally as United Tae Kwon Do in the year 2000 by Tae Kwon Do Master Christopher J Santarose, a 7th-degree black belt under Grand Master King Ik Mu, a legend in the world of Tae Kwon Do. In 2018, Master Santarose began to expand on his earlier studies of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. He was introduced to Gracie Barra brown belt and IBJJF Masters World Champion Patrick Cox by a mutual friend. After over a year of semi-private and private instruction, he decided to expand United Tae Kwon Do to incorporate grappling aka Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and has renamed the school United MMA Katy reflecting the mixed martial arts nature of the new curriculum. He brought in BJJ Professor CJ Hancock, a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt under BJJ Professor Ulpiano Malachias who is a black belt under Master Carlos Gracie Jr of Gracie Barra fame, as the first professor of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu for the new United MMA of Katy. United MMA of Katy is proud to join the worldwide movement of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and mixed martial arts.

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Christopher J Santarose
Christopher J Santarose7th Degree Master Instructor in Tae Kwon Do
Patrick Cox
Patrick CoxBrown Belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu
CJ Hancock
CJ HancockBlack belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

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