Unleashed Brands, a parent company of safe, fun and enriching kids brands, has acquired Premier Martial Arts, a franchise martial arts studio for children and adults.

Premier Martial Arts focuses on providing skills needed to help its students excel in life. The firm’s studios offer certified instructors that are trained in modern techniques and skills in both teaching and martial arts. PMA in total has 564 franchises across 228 owners.

“The acquisition of Premier Martial Arts positions Unleashed Brands for further success with the focus on providing fun, engaging and inspiring experiences that help kids become who they are destined to be,” commented Michael Browning, president and CEO of Unleashed Brands. “The addition of Premier Martial Arts aligns perfectly with the company’s goal to create a global growth-focused platform that will serve to curate and expand the portfolio of brands that provides a safe, fun and enriching environment to help kids learn, play and grow.”

“Premier Martial Arts looks forward to benefiting from the growth acceleration Unleashed Brands affords, as well as the additional tools, resources and minds included, as we remain focused on our unparalleled franchisee support and customer experience that our students expect,” said Barry Van Over, CEO and founder of Premier Martial Arts.