Martial Advantage Program

Palm Valley Academy

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Palencia Elementary School

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MAP your child’s course to Black Belt Excellence

A unique opportunity open only to PVMAA students, the Martial Advantage Program (MAP) creates an accelerated martial arts training program that starts every day when school lets out. The Ponte Vedra-based program teaches martial arts Monday through Friday and provides students with the chance to receive more extensive training and gain skills faster, permitting them to advance more quickly. This is a true martial arts immersion program, that encourages and builds training, fitness, responsibility, and other valuable life-skills.

Life-Skills Associated with Black Belt Excellence

  • Respect for others and self
  • Self-Discipline
  • Courage
  • Perseverance
  • Loyalty
  • Honor
  • Integrity
  • Responsibility
  • Focus

Let’s MAP a course for your child’s future through immersion into the martial arts in a location that’s just minutes from Nocatee, Ponte Vedra, Palencia, Bartram Springs, and Northern St. Augustine. Serving Palm Valley Academy, Valley Ridge Academy, Palencia Elementary, Bartram Springs Elementary and other schools in Northern St. Johns and Southern Duval Counties.


  • Learn the self-defense-based martial arts style of Tang Soo Do
  • Make new responsible and trustworthy friends
  • Receive transportation to our Academy site once school lets out
  • Receive advance notice of camp registration specials
  • Learn valuable life-skills such as perseverance, respect, and discipline
  • Get in a great workout every day
  • Join a fun, social environment where kids get to be kids while learning the structure of martial arts
  • Advance at your own pace, based on your personal initiative and skills, possibly earning your Black Belt sooner than students on the traditional track
  • Free access to over 300 training videos in our on-line academy
  • Enjoy special event discounts exclusively for MAP program participants


  • Daily martial arts training allows for faster promotional opportunities
  • State-of-the-art facility, fully equipped to deliver the entire curriculum
  • Indoor air quality controlled under the recommendations of a Certified Industrial Hygienist
  • Separate “Responsibility Area” allows children to work on schoolwork in peace when not engaged in martial arts training
  • Engaging games and activities foster friendship and mutual respect
  • Program administered by a Florida Certified Teacher