Mission Statement

Our mission is to improve people’s lives through martial arts.

We are determined to coach, motivate and inspire those who have chosen our academy as their home.

Unquestionably, our first priority is the AOW Family. We exist solely to serve our students and we continuously strive to find ways to aid our students in their personal development.

Our students spend so much of their free time at the academy that they develop close personal bonds with the entire team. These deep personal bonds make us a family and a team. As a family, the AOW Leadership firmly believes that it is our job to serve as the guide, the friend, the trainer, the instructor, the coach, the brother, and the partner to our students as they pursue excellence. Together, our combined efforts ensure that no goal is too unrealistic and no challenge is too difficult.

As with any team, attitude is everything. The AOW Leadership believes that the success of this academy completely depends on the level of satisfaction and happiness of the AOW team. Accordingly, we endeavor to maintain an extremely positive and fun environment where our students are able to both train intensely and socialize with their teammates.

Therefore, if you’re reading this and you’re trying to decide whether or not to walk through our door, we encourage you to come in and meet us. While we already have a very big family, there’s always room for one more.


Arthur Belarde
Head Coach and Instructor
Art of War Jiujitsu

(910) 939-0598
1105 Park Ave.
Orange Park, FL, 32073