Local businesses partner with Project 150 to launch an after-school program, “A Fighting Chance”, for homeless, displaced and disadvantaged high school students

Las Vegas – ProAm Sports Medicine, a leading Las Vegas-based medical provider for athletes of all skill levels, announces the launch of an after-school program, A Fighting Chance, in partnership with Project 150 to benefit the homeless and displaced from the Las Vegas area and underprivileged high school students. In conjunction with Syndicate MMA and Experience Transport Agency, the new program features classes led by middleweight boxer Shane Mosley Jr. and UFC welterweight fighter Mike Pyle that empower youth by building confidence and self-esteem. self.

Middleweight boxer Shane Mosley Jr. and UFC welterweight fighter Mike Pyle instruct the inaugural class in the after-school program, A Fighting Chance.

Since 2011, Project 150 has provided free support and services to homeless, displaced, and disadvantaged high school students in Southern Nevada to ensure they continue their education, graduate, and build prosperous futures. Inspired by their work to uplift young people in our community, ProAm CEO and Co-Founder James Murphy said, “When I learned of the incredible efforts that Project 150 has gone to to ensure these children stay in school, I knew I had to help. I created A Fighting Chance as a program to provide these kids with some of the tools needed for success, including confidence, discipline, mentorship, and camaraderie through MMA training. I hope these young adults will see that what they learn through the program can be applied to all areas of their lives and that there are many people like us who really care.

A Fighting Chance is a 90-day after-school program that offers students served by Project 150 the opportunity to attend twice-weekly classes led by Mosley Jr. and Pyle at Syndicate MMA’s world-renowned training facility, known for the development of high-profile professional and amateur MMA athletes. With transportation sponsored by Experience Transport Agency, the program teaches basic boxing and MMA skills and provides mentorship through special programming and guest speakers. Engaged students who express continued interest will be eligible for exclusive experiences such as one-on-one training sessions and extra time with notable athletes.

At the end of each session of the program, an awards ceremony will take place in recognition of the efforts of each participant. Additionally, ProAm Sports Medicine, Syndicate MMA, and instructors Mosley Jr. and Pyle will identify students who show the most interest and ability, and provide the necessary equipment to continue training at no cost.

“Project 150 is thrilled to partner with ProAm Sports Medicine, Syndicate MMA and Experience Transport Agency to provide students with the opportunity to participate in this program,” said Kelli Kristo, Executive Director of Project 150. “A Fighting Chance is a perfect fit to our students who are interested in martial arts but often have financial difficulties that prevent them from being able to participate.

In addition to the new program, ProAm Sports Medicine is running an ongoing fundraising campaign to support Project 150 by providing students with basic necessities to keep them in school. Donations such as new and gently used teenage clothing; shoes for men and women; Unopened full-size hygiene products and unopened, unexpired non-perishable foods can be dropped off at ProAm Sports Medicine, located at 6315 S Rainbow Blvd., Las Vegas, NV 89118.

Those interested in getting involved and supporting A Fighting Chance can contact ProAm Sports Medicine by calling (800) 674-9515 or emailing info@proammedical.com. In an effort to serve as many students as possible, additional sponsors and partners are welcome and encouraged to help grow the program and create its resources to benefit all high school students in Southern Nevada.

About ProAm Sports Medicine:

ProAm Sports Medicine (formerly Athlete Advantage Medical) is a leading medical provider for professional, amateur and recreational athletes. ProAm provides world-class medical care including COVID-19 testing, pre-fight medical screenings for combat sports athletes, expedited injury treatment, physical therapy and enhanced performance resources in their medical office and their state-of-the-art training center.

The practice, whose motto is “Championship Medical Treatment for ALL”, provides athletes of all levels with top-notch medical treatment and services from an exclusive network of dedicated medical providers and resources both locally and internationally. nationwide, through a ground-breaking process that expedites injury treatment and eliminates delays, allowing patient athletes to return to their full potential as quickly as possible.

Most medical insurance policies are accepted. For more information, visit www.proammedical.com, email info@proammedical.com, or call (800) 674-9515. Follow online at @proammedicallv on Facebook or @proammedical on Instagram.

About Syndicate MMA:

Syndicate MMA has a world-renowned training center known for developing top professional and amateur MMA athletes, with public and private classes in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Muay Thai, conditioning and martial arts mixed for athletes of all ages. The gym recently expanded by doubling the size of its existing facilities to merge the worlds of MMA and boxing, incorporating a state-of-the-art strength and conditioning area to provide one of the training centers the most comprehensive for all combat sports athletes.

For more information, visit https://syndicatemmavegas.com/, email SyndicateMMAVegas@gmail.com, or call (702) 838-8008. Follow online at @SyndicateMMA on Facebook or @syndicatemma on Instagram.

About Project 150:

Project 150 is a 501(c)3 nonprofit charity, founded in December 2011 by local businessmen Don Purdue and Patrick Spargur. The two heard about 150 homeless high school students from Rancho High School in Las Vegas who needed support over the Christmas break. Since then, Project 150 has grown and now serves more than 5,900 homeless, displaced, and disadvantaged enrolled and unenrolled high school students at more than 75 schools in Southern Nevada. Project 150 provides high school students with immediate access to food, clothing, and school supplies, and offers college scholarships and life skills classes so they can stay in school, graduate, and stay in school. build a prosperous future. For more information, visit www.project150.org. Follow us on social media @project150lv.