Martial Arts have been proven to assist in healing the physical, mental and spiritual losses caused by PTSD, traumatic brain injury, physical injury recovery and many other issues - in all walks of life.


The short and long term benefits are learned through the physical practice of traditional kata (forms), upper and lower body movement, breathing, decision making, balance, distance, timing and the evaluation process of when to passively or actively defend one's self.


Non-Military “Buddies” can attend class if sponsored by a Veteran in the program. Cost is a minimum donation of $50 per month. This enables Veterans to practice outside of V-MAT with a trusted partner or friend.