Our Goals

Our Goals

Short-Term Vision

  • Provide competitive opportunities in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu tournaments on a monthly basis, both across and outside of New England.
  • Provide in-school and after-school programming to a minimum of 100 youth through our holistic model.
  • Link 100% of high school students to professional mentors.
  • Link 100% of graduating seniors to college or technical degree, a workforce development program, or meaningful job.
  • Employ 5 youth as Level Ground “Program Assistants”.

Long-Term Vision

Long term, Level Ground aims to open a state-of-the-art MMA studio in the heart of inner city Boston by Fall 2015. At this facility, 100% of youth will receive:

  • Premier Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and Mixed Martial Arts training.
  • Professional mentorship.
  • Daily Academic and Career Support, with access to our community college, 4-year university, trade school, and workforce development network.
  • Daily Life Skills training, with an emphasis on nutrition and food preparation, and physical and mental health and wellness.