UpLevel Foundation:
Be Part of Something Bigger

Our Vision for UpLevel Foundation

Taking Martial Arts and the UpLevel Way to those less fortunate and those who can't afford it. We invite you to be part of something that is changing the world, one martial artist at a time.

Why We Created UpLevel Foundation

Why We Created UpLevel Foundation

Before we open a martial arts school we study the demographics of a certain area to make sure that the surrounding area can actually support the martial arts school financially.

While this is a really good business idea there is a challenge. The challenge is this: those who need martial arts the most are the ones who can't afford it.

I was born and raised in the small town of Amherst, VA. Martial arts was brought to my small town and because of this I was able to grow up with martial arts and earn my black belt, and even find an extremely satisfying profession and career path, which has now been offered to scores of others on the UpLlevel team.

I want to take UpLevel into small towns, 3rd world countries, inner cities, and places where martial arts is needed the most. Please help me do this.

Make the World a Better Place

Help us create 74 million martial artists which is 1% of the worlds population. Let's make this a safer, more confident world by 1%.

Why UpLevel Martial Arts Exists

Get inspired as you listen to the story of UpLevel Martial Arts, and find out why we exist. You'll hear real stories of students who transformed their lives through martial arts, from the perspectives of Sam Wegert and Tim Wegert.

Discover more about the groundbreaking new program UpLevel Foundation. Let's take martial arts into our communities and watch our young kids become more disciplined, confident, and considerate.

This heartfelt video is under 4 minutes and will change the way you view martial arts. Take a moment to enjoy Why UpLevel Martial Arts Exists.

How It Works

How It Works

Every time we open a new UpLevel school, we donate a portion of the profits directly to UpLevel Foundation.

Each UpLevel staff member donates at least one hour per month to UpLevel Foundation.

Our mission is to take martial arts to people who could never afford it or don't even have martial arts availability.

What UpLevel Foundation Does

1. Gives scholarships to students who cannot afford their martial arts program.

2. Sponsors Martial Arts 'Missionaries' - sends UpLevel Instructors into areas where martial arts has not had a reach to teach the UpLevel Way.

3. Is the official nonprofit organization of UpLevel Martial Arts.

4. Once a year conducts LOVE MONTH when we conduct a food drive, coat drive, perform acts of kindness, and donate thousands of hours of community service.

5. Is currently raising funds to build a martial arts school in a low income area of Charlotte, North Carolina with the goal to reach the surrounding area with the benefits of martial arts.

What UpLevel Foundation Does

Apply for an UpLevel Foundation Scholarship at UpLevel Martial Arts

Want to apply for an UpLevel Foundation Scholarship? That's great! Please download the application, fill it out, and email it uplevelfoundation@gmail.com.

You may also print out the application, fill it out, and mail it to:
16131 Lancaster Hwy #5 Charlotte, NC 28277

Your Donations Help Real Students

How It Works

Your generous donations and help volunteering for UpLevel Foundation is making a real difference. Thank you so much; we couldn't do it without you!

Let's bring martial arts to those that struggle to afford it or don't even have the option to practice martial arts in their community.

Your donations of time and money impact lives in our communities. Every donation is precious.


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