Marine Corps Martial Arts Program
While at School of Infantry (SOI), your Marine may receive sustainment or advanced training of Marine Corps Marital Arts. The Marine Corps Martial Arts Program (MCMAP) is a combat-oriented martial arts program created by the Marine Corps. It focuses on hand-to-hand combat, the combat mindset, combat conditioning, and close quarters fighting. MCMAP training teaches Marines the skills required in unarmed combat, weapons of opportunity, rifle and bayonet tactics, and edged weapon techniques. Mental, character, and physical aspects are three disciplines emphasized in the martial arts program.