Fight Back Martial Arts Program, LUTA bring ‘Life Changing Project’ to South Bronx

A new martial arts program in the South Bronx is giving kids another option for an after school activity. The Fight Back Martial Arts Program

Organizers say that having a positive activity to take part in helps keep students in school and out of trouble.

Organizers say that having a positive activity to take part in helps keep students in school and out of trouble. (10/18/13)

THE BRONX - A new martial arts program in the South Bronx is giving kids another option for an after school activity.

The Fight Back Martial Arts Program at the Mary Mitchell Center on Mapes Avenue teamed up with sportswear brand LUTA for the "Life Changing Project."

Organizers say that having a positive activity to take part in helps keep students in school and out of trouble.

LUTA adds that it's goal is to give half of the profits to youth sports and education projects.  

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