Tama After School Martial Arts Program

A Great Alternative to regular Daycare! The largest facility around!

Daystar In Action 501(c)(3


Tama After School Martial Arts Program 

A Fun, Structured, Supervised Martial Arts Program For Your Children That Teaches Them  Discipline, Confidence, Responsibility, And Respect. 

A Great Alternative To Daycare! We are a martial arts center and not a Daycare center

The Daystar In Action (DIA) – TAMA AFTER SCHOOL MARTIAL ARTS PROGRAM  will provide transportation from school to the martial arts studio. 

Daystar In Action (DIA) has partnered with TAMA Martial Arts Center to provide martial arts training to children after school. DIA has always been an advocate for the enhancement of children’s education. Our TASMAP creates a safe, and supervised environment that promotes CONFIDENCE, DISCIPLINE, RESPECT, RESPONSIBILITY, INTEGRITY, LEADERSHIP, and EDUCATION through Martial Arts Training daily. 

All in all, it’s an enriching, dynamic, fun and positive experience for kids of all ages. If you have to work late and need a structured, safe and fun place for your child – Call us today! We’re here to help.


Get Started Right Now! Register Below or

Call 937-254-7035

 Call us to see what school district areas we cover.

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Let your child enjoy a structured constructive alternative program to daycare or babysitting. Learn Martial Arts. Give your child a gift of “CONFIDENCE” through martial arts training.

Your child will learn to set goals and achieve them. They will learn to appreciate and understand respect and discipline and show it to others. And their physical condition will also improve too. After all, martial art is a great workout for kids. But most importantly, they’ll have a ton of fun, make friends and enrich their lives through martial arts training.


Here’s What Your Child Will Get In Our DIA After School Martial Arts Program

Safe & Reliable Transportation

We will pick up your child every day from their school and transport them back to our martial arts studio here at TAMA Martial Arts Center.

Powerful Martial Arts Lessons That Develop Confidence & Character

Parents tell us all the time that they love our martial arts program because of what the martial arts lessons do for their child. With our commitment, we change lives through our martial arts lessons. Children in our program build their confidence, learn how to set goals, become healthier and more fit, and much, much more! In fact, child experts (area psychologists and psychiatrists) agree that a good martial arts program (like ours) is one of the best after-school activities out there.

Homework Assistance

We strive to improve students’ academic performance by providing homework assistance. By allowing time at TAMA to complete school work your family can have more quality time at home.

Caring & Safe Supervised Environment

One of the best thing about being a martial arts studio is the emphasis on discipline, personal development, life skills, respect, and integrity. Positive changes can happen with a child in a martial arts environment. It changes lives.

  1. After School Daily Pickup – Transportation to our facility provided by DIA owned transportation.
  2. Exciting and Powerful Martial Arts Lessons Daily
  3. Character Building Education
  4. Life Skills Lessons
  5. Structured Program
  6. Anti-Bullying Program
  7. Homework Assistance
  8. Fun and Games!

The Daystar In Action (DIA) Tama After School Martial Arts program will run this coming August 19, 2020, to May 22, 2021. We will pick up your child from school Monday through Friday from 2:30 to 3:30 depending on dismissal time and our route. After School Martial Arts Program will end at 5:00 p.m. daily for you to pick your child from the location of TAMA Martial Arts Studio in Kettering – 1753 Woodman Drive across STEM School in Kettering. Parents pick-up time from 5:00 to 5:30 pm no later.

Sign up now! – While space still available!

Register NOW for $199. which will cover – Registration, Uniform and Student Handbook ONLY. This does NOT cover the weekly membership fees for the “After School Program”. If your child has an existing uniform from the last year with us, it would ONLY be $129 for registration. Student handbook is $30. 


  1. Can my child participate in this program even if it is less than 5 days?  Yes.

  2. Does my child get to be picked up from the school?  Yes, with our provided transportation. There is a current route that we do for transportation pick-up. If your child is farther out to be picked up, there shall be an additional $20.00 per week fee added to your weekly fee.  Provided the pick up is first approved by our staff. Please first consult us with your request where your child needs to be picked up. Please call the office for this request.

  3. Where do I sign up my child for this “After School Martial Arts Program“?  Best recommended is to come into TAMA bldg. office in at Tama Martial Arts Center – 1753 Woodman Drive and register in person, or call to make an appointment and get your child fitted with the uniform. Call 937-254-7035

  4. Are we doing like a daycare and use our expenses for our tax return?  Yes, indeed. 

  5. Can I sign up online?  We appreciate your patience. We recommend to sign up in person.

  6. What is the cost if my child that can only go three times per week?  It is the same cost for 3 to 5 days pick up. It is $149 per week per child in Kettering District Schools area. Other route available for $160 per week.

  7. What about two days per week for my child to attend and be picked up for this program?  Yes, it would cost $110 for two days only provided we have an existing route for that particular school.

  8. When does the program start?  Starts on August 22, 2022 till May 20, 2023. But you can always sign your child at any time after their school starts provided there is room. 

  9. How old does my child have to be on this after school program?  Age 5 on up.

  10. Can I bring my own child to the martial arts studio?  Yes, you can, then, it would NOT be a pick up after school program. Can I drop my child for the After School program? Yes, you can the cost will be the same.

  11. How long does this program last?  The DIA-TAMA After School Martial Arts Program last till the end of school year or till May 20, 2022 

  12. Do I have to have my child wear a uniform?  Yes, it is part of discipline, consistency and being together as one.

  13. How do I pay my weekly payment?  You can pay by cash, debit or credit card weekly at the office every Friday.  The payment will be through MyStudio.app, You pay one week upfront. Your payment thereafter is weekly payable every Friday. You may pay 3 months in advance at a time and get a discount.  

  14. Can I pay my weekly payment any other way?  Yes, You can pay via MyStudio.app automatically.

  15. Does my child have to bring the uniform each day?  No, we will have a place to store for the week. By Friday the students take their uniforms home. And every Monday your child will bring the uniform with them. 

  16. Will there be classes during the holiday season? NO. Only during Christmas break do not have any fees. There will be no classes, our studio will be closed as well. Christmas/New Year break this year will start on December 19, 2022 to New year of January 3, 2023.

  17. Can I pay monthly?  Yes, but we recommend that you pay, weekly. It is part of the program. You may pay up front for 3, 6, 9 months total and get an additional 5% to 10%.

  18. Does my child get a snack?  Yes, we would provide a healthy snack every day.

  19. How long is the martial arts class?  One to two hours each day. Some days are longer martial arts training. Will they have some fun days? Yes, we provide fun days for the children other than martial arts training. We also provide outing to get ice cream. Pizza movie day is another. We have physical games that helps your child to interact and learn team play. Our studio is the largest in Midwest that your child will be able to enjoy due to the space

  20. What do they learn?  They will learn Kenpo Karate on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays. Brazilian Jiujitsu on Tuesdays and Thursdays. They will learn to focus, respect and learn other valuable life skills along with practical self-defense techniques. They also learn our Kid’s Anti-Bullying program.

  21. Should we notify DIA-TAMA when my child is sick?  Yes, please, so this way our driver will know who needs to be picked-up that day.

  22. What time does my child get picked up at the school for the DIA After School Martial Arts Program?  Immediately after they are excuse from their school. Also depends on the route if there are other pick ups from another school. Please keep this in mind that we do have a route for pick-ups. Your child will have to wait for some minutes due to the route picking up other kids.

  23.  What time do I pick up my child at TAMA Martial Arts Center?  Between 5:30 pm to 5:40 pm. No later  than 5:40 pm. There will be a fee for late pick-up of your child after 6 pm. $2 per minute is the late charge pick-up.

  24. Can I register my child now before school starts?  Yes, you can. You can also register after the school started or at anytime.

  25. Can my child sign up for private lessons one on one?  Yes, please discuss with office staff.