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What’s Your Vision?

Posted: June 28, 2018

One thing that all leaders have in common is a vision.   We have a dream of something we want to accomplish.  We then sit down and craft that dream into a vision.

Successful leaders, after they have done the crafting, will then effectively communicate that vision to others and get them to support it.  The vision then gets turned into goals, which are specific plans.  When the goals get accomplished, what was once a dream has now become reality.


Martial Arts Classes in Houston: How to Choose a Martial Arts School for Your Child

Posted: June 28, 2018

Hey there!  We understand how challenging it can be to decide on a Martial Arts School, there are so many to choose from, which is why we created this informative guide giving you the details you’ll need to pick the best option for your child.  Then sit back, relax, and watch them succeed!

 

If your child has expressed an interest in learning martial arts, then the first thing you need to do is find a great martial arts school. There are many schools in the Houston area which may meet your needs, but there are plenty of details to consider before making a decision.  


Martial Arts Classes in Houston: How to Choose a Martial Arts School for Your Child Part 2

Posted: June 28, 2018

Talk to Instructors, are they qualified?

It's important to know the qualifications of the instructors at a martial arts school. Ask about their training and find out if they are certified. People who want to teach martial arts may be personal trainers who are certified as martial arts instructors, or they may have certification from associations within their sport. For instance, a good martial arts instructor may have a certification from an organization like the American Taekwondo Association. Instructors teaching karate for kids should also be certified in first-aid and CPR in case a child is injured during class.

If you’re interested in having your child participate in competitions, you need to verify any certifications or licenses required by state law. In Texas, amateur competitive matches must be sanctioned and supervised by an amateur sanctioning organization for matches involving martial arts forms that include blows or strikes to the head. At West Houston ATA Martial Arts, our students compete in the Tournaments, that begin with district / regional tournaments and continue on until World Championships where finalists from all over the world compete in one of the largest Martial Arts tournaments in the world.


10 Tips Parents Can Use to Build Confidence & Leadership in Kids

Posted: June 28, 2018

Every parent wants happy, healthy and confident kids.

Here at West Houston ATA Martial Arts, our instructors feel that teaching kids martial arts can help build self-confidence in children of all ages. The techniques we practice at our school help children become accurate in their movements, skilled in their learning and confident in their martial arts skills.

As a parent, here are some suggestions on how you can can instill self-confidence in your children at home:


Calendar

Posted: March 29, 2018

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