United States Martial Arts Association


Life Membership and Certification Forms
Table of Fees
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With more than 10,000 members, the United States Martial Arts Association's goal is to unify ALL Martial Artists in spirit by offering services and guidance. These service include:

  • The finest Martial Arts Membership Program in the world.
  • A National and International Seminar program to provide expert instruction in the Martial Arts to all members
  • Fair promotion systems for all Martial Arts with clearly stated rank requirements for both lower grades and black belt members in all Martial Arts
  • The most beautiful Life Membership and Rank Promotion certificates in the industry.  [Click here to see examples]

To become a Life Member you just need to complete our membership form and mail it to the USMA National Office. The Life Membership fee is a one time fee and is recognized by all the Martial Arts organizations and schools affiliated to the USMA in the United States and in many other countries.

The Life Membership and Certification form is available here:

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Membership Fees

Life Membership Fee $50.00
Registration of Current Rank (each) $25.00

Promotion Fees

Promotion For Ranks Below Black Belt $25.00
Promotion to Shodan (1st Degree Black Belt) $100.00
Promotion to Nidan (2nd Degree Black Belt) $125.00
Promotion to Sandan (3rd Degree Black Belt) $150.00
Promotion to Yondan (4th Degree Black Belt) $175.00
Promotion to Godan (5th Degree Black Belt) $200.00
Promotion to Rokudan (6th Degree Black Belt) $225.00
Promotion to Shichidan (7th Degree Black Belt) $250.00
Promotion to Hachidan (8th Degree Black Belt) $300.00
Promotion to Kudan (9th Degree Black Belt) $350.00
Promotion to Judan (10th Degree Black Belt) $400.00

Other Certifications & Fees

Certified Instructor $50.00
Certified Examiner $50.00
Senior Certified Instructor $75.00
Senior Certified Examiner $75.00
Master Certified Instructor $100.00
Master Certified Examiner $100.00
Local Referee & Judge $20.00
Regional Referee & Judge $30.00
National Referee & Judge $40.00
International Referee & Judge $50.00
Local Judge for Forms Competition $20.00
Regional Judge for Forms Competition $30.00
National Judge for Forms Competition $40.00
International Judge for Forms Competition $50.00



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