Martial Arts Students learn to develop a “yes I can” attitude in everything that they do.  That development begins by building confidence that goals can be achieved through a combination of hard work and belief in self. Through the martial arts, students learn to turn negative self-talk into encouraging self-talk.  The word “can’t” is not […]

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8 Pillars of Self-Esteem Part 1 – Confidence

Published: September 29, 2016

At Sulphur Springs ATA Martial Arts, we teach that self-esteem is the “joy of being myself.”  Numerous studies have shown how martial arts boosts self-esteem in children and adults who train over a long period of time.  As we draw near to the end of our cycle focusing on self-esteem, let us take a look […]

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Martial arts and self-esteem: Part 1

Published: September 28, 2016

Low self-esteem is a problem that plagues many people, young and old. With unrealistic expectations about their abilities, bodies and  more, it’s no surprise that so many people have issues with how they view themselves. While there is no quick fix for self-esteem problems, there are ways that you can become more comfortable and accepting of yourself. A […]

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Tae Kwon Do can help students deal with bullying

Published: September 27, 2016

Forty-nine percent of nearly 1,300 of young people between 14-24 who participated in a recent study by MTV and The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research admitted to having experienced digital abuse. While this number is down seven percentage points from a similar survey in 2011, bullying is still a major problem affection millions of kids […]

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How to register for belt testing using KickSite

Published: September 26, 2016

As we approach testing time, please allow me to familiarize you with a FREE benefit of your KickSite student account.  Today, I will show you how to register and pay for your belt testing using Kicksite. (Please note: only option 1 packages are available through Kicksite.  Tiger parents who wish to purchase stuffed animals, t-shirts, […]

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The beginning of the school year also means you will be enrolling your kids in extracurricular activities. If you want your child to be physically active, a sport is probably at the top of your list. But which ones do you choose? With so many out there, you and your child might be taking a stab […]

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ATA Tiger Day

Published: September 26, 2016

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 of the cartoon Baeoh and the Bully. This class is FREE and […]

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Report Card Special

Published: September 25, 2016

Congratulations on your fantastic achievement this grading period at school!  At Sulphur Springs ATA Martial Arts, we are thrilled to partner with your school to offer you One FREE Week of martial arts training for every “A” on your report card (up to one full month). Redemption Instructions   Fill out the form below. We will contact […]

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Halloween 2016 Parties and Safety Training

Published: September 25, 2016

Halloween 2016 Parties and Safety Training Join us for this special FREE class open to the public.  Learn Halloween safety tips from Kidz ‘n’ Power Certified instructors.  Wear your costume, play games, and earn chances for fabulous prizes.   To register, simply fill out the form below and we will see you October 28!  Current […]

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Building social skills through martial arts

Published: September 24, 2016

If a child has poor social skills, it can be difficult for him or her to succeed in academic, personal and professional arenas later in life. Many children are naturally shy, and have trouble building relationships. If early attempts to make friends and create a social circle are rocky or upsetting, many children find it […]

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