Year of the Master – Vision

Added August 26th, 2017

When ophthalmologists diagnose a person’s vision, they use the terms “near-sighted” and “far-sighted”. The term near-sighted refers to a person who sees objects clearly close to them while objects in the distance are out of focus. Contrarywise, a person who is considered to be …

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How martial arts teaches respect

Added July 17th, 2017

Kids can learn many valuable life lessons and gain a set of traits from training in martial arts, from confidence to self-defense. In addition, martial arts helps kids develop a sense of respect, both for authority figures and their peers. Showing respect for people is a …

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Sulphur Springs ATA Brings Home 24 Texas State Championships

Added May 19th, 2017

Another successful year concluded for our Sulphur Springs Competition Team!  Our students and instructors have won 24 Texas State Championships.  20 students qualified for this year’s South District Championship Tournament in Dallas. State Champions are: Maddison Sprague – Girls 9-10 Colored belt XMA Weapons …

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4 tips for parenting children with ADHD

Added February 9th, 2017

If your child has attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, know that you’re not alone. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 11 percent of children between the ages of 4 and 17 were diagnosed with ADHD in 2011. Parenting children with this disorder can definitely …

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Setting SMART Goals Part 4 – Achievable

Added January 11th, 2017
Setting SMART Goals Part 4 – Achievable

When setting a goal, it is important to make sure that the goal is able to be accomplished in a realistic time frame.  Keeping your goal achievable helps to make sure that you do not discouraged and consider yourself a failure. We, the owners …

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Setting SMART Goals Part 3 – Motivating

Added January 6th, 2017

In setting a SMART Goal for the new year, the step that seems the most obvious is this step.  However, many times we set goals in our lives for all the wrong reasons.  We let outside pressures cause us to create goals that we …

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Setting SMART Goals Part 2 – Specific

Added January 5th, 2017
Setting SMART Goals Part 2 – Specific

When setting a goal, whether for the new year, in training, at school, at work, or anywhere else, it is important to first create a specific goal.  Most resolutions fail, not because of lack of willpower, but because the goal is not clearly defined. …

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Setting SMART Goals for 2017 Part 1

Added January 4th, 2017

As we begin this new year, many people use this time to set goals for themselves that they hope to accomplish in the new year.  According to the Journal of Clinical Psychology, half of Americans make a resolution each year.  The top resolutions are …

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Schedule for Testing Week

Added October 12th, 2016

With testings happening all week, please note the following schedule: Wednesday, October 12 Tiger Cubbies 4:30-5:00 ATA Tiger Testing 5:00 Thursday, October 13 White-Yellow Belt class 4:30-5:15 Camo-Red 5:15-6:00 White-Yellow Testing 6:30-7:15 Black belt class 7:30-8:30 Friday, October 14 ATA Tiger Class 4:30-5:00 Camo-Black …

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ATA Tiger Day

Added September 26th, 2016
ATA Tiger Day

We proudly invite every child ages 4-7 in Hopkins and surround counties to come try our world-renowned ATA Tigers program in person at our 2016 World ATA Tiger Day.  We will have a special class that everyone will enjoy, games, prizes, and a special viewing …

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