Karate for Kids
There are many reasons for kids to become involved in the martial arts. We have developed a program based on traditional Taekwondo for kids called Karate for Kids. The Karate for Kids system is based on a lifetime learning concept in addition to technical skills. The building blocks for our system are monthly themes such as: respect, discipline, honesty. In addition to monthly themes, our system includes the unique victory tag. Kids are rewarded special "Victory Stars." These diﬀerent colored stars are rewarded for outstanding performance in karate class, school, home or at a tournament competition. Kids may receive the following stars for the following deeds: academic performance, character performance, physical performance (or those determined by the instructor).
Three diﬀerent colored luggage tags are available to accommodate all the stars that can be earned by a high achieving
This class includes both the Karate for Kids and adults. These classes are for white, orange and yellow belt students. Students should expect to attend two to three classes per week (minimum 15 in 2 months).
This class includes both the Karate for Kids and adults. These classes are for camouﬂage, green and purple belt students. Students should expect to attend two to three classes per week (minimum 21 in 2 months).
This class includes both the Karate for Kids and adults. These classes are for blue, brown and red belt students. Students should expect to attend two to three classes per week (minimum 24 in 2 months). This is also a great class for black belts to continue training (as well as a special black belt only class).
This class is designed for those students who desire MORE from their training. We oﬀer an additional class for this group incorporating various activities (e.g. additional weapons). This will give students additional help if they desire to compete at tournaments. Students in this program receive a special patch for their sleeves. They are able to wear black sparring gear at tournaments.
The Legacy problem is designed to teach those who have a desire to teach and pass on their knowledge of ATA Taekwondo to others. There are 6 diﬀerent qualities that are taught as well as skills in teaching the forms and kicks at each level, weapons, warrior ﬁtness combinations and combat weapon. It is a Leadership instruction class. They have striped collars and may have their name on the back of their uniform.