As we face uncertain times togther, you may be wondering if now is the best time to start an activity for your family.  At Sulphur Springs ATA Martial Arts, we take hygiene and cleanliness as a top priority.  Our goal has always been to provide the premier martial arts experience that is safe and fun […]

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Self-esteem is the Joy of Being Myself

Published: September 1, 2019

This cycle, we are focusing on how martial arts training can help a student gain self-esteem. Each time a student accomplished a new goal, it helps build that confidence to overcome obstacles. Self-esteem teaches students that nothing can stand in their way. Sometimes even a failure is exactly what a student needs to build confidence. […]

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Little Rock, AR – Three members of Sulphur Springs ATA Martial Arts have won World Championship titles during the first day of the Songahm World Tournament of Champions.  Out of over 21,000 unique competitors, the World TOC is an invitation-only competition featuring the top students who have qualified by winning competitions throughout the season. Ms. […]

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Little Rock – Taanya Weir won her second World Championship at the 2018 Songahm Tournament of Champions Friday.  She ended the 4th-5th Degree Black Belt Women Traditional Weapons competition in a three way tie for first place. After a second performance, she was crowned champion. Braden Tinsley took a Bronze Medal in the 1st Degree […]

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Belief is Trust – “Yes, I Can!”

Published: April 23, 2018

This cycle, we are focusing on the life skill of belief.  We know that belief is the “Yes, I Can” attitude that makes all accomplishment possible.  Nobody in history has accomplished anything by believing that they were going to fail.  In ATA Martial Arts, we learn to develop a positive self-talk that allows us to […]

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Martial Arts and Testing Preparation

Published: April 8, 2018

Parents and students: As we head into this year’s high stakes standardized testing, we have just one thing to say. TESTING IS WHAT WE DO!  We are not afraid of high stakes testing…. We break boards in front of Master judges. We spar people who want to kick us in the head. We stand alone […]

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Year of the Master – Nobility

Published: April 2, 2018

When I think of nobility I envision kings and medieval knights. What qualities made them noble? Was it their good deeds or their lineage? Many kings came from great lineage- long lines of royalty, but not all kings were noble. This leads me to believe that nobility comes from actions. Someone who is noble would […]

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The traditional climbing of Turtle Head Peak is the part of the mastership process I had been looking forward to most. Somehow, participating in the climb made the mastership process feel “real”. Yes I have been training and reading and writing and checking things off of lists, but attending the masters’ training and climbing the […]

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The Way of the Master January – Honor

Published: January 7, 2018

A simple definition of honor is integrity, respect, dignity. A person who has honor has integrity, that is, doing the right thing even if no one is looking. A person who has honor treats others with respect; that is, manners and kindness. A person with honor has dignity and I believe this is the hardest […]

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