The ATA Tiger Program is a specialized program for children age 3 through 7 years old. Our program is designed to establish a firm foundation of Life skills in young children's lives. These daily Life skills include Courtesy, Respect, Honor, Discipline, as well as focusing on how to pay attention and follow directions. We also specialize in training our children the basics of Taekwondo to not only improve their overall body coordination, but to introduce self-defense fro protection.
The Belt Ranking system is adjusted (and slowed down) for the ATA Tigers and differs from the Juniors and Adult programs. Tigers can earn eight collectible animal patches to display on their Uniforms.
1. White Belt New Student
2. Tiger Patch 3. Cheetah Patch4. Lion Patch 5. Eagle Patch 6. Phoenix Patch 7. Dragon Patch 8. Cobra Patch
Finally graduate to Jr’s as Yellow/Camo Belt with the Panther Patch.
ATA Tigers may move to the Junior level when he/she reaches 7 years of age (or before with permission from instructor) and after proper evaluation from Senior Instructor and parents.
In addition to monthly themes our system includes the unique victory patch. Kids are rewarded special ‘Victory Stars’. These different colored stars are rewarded for outstanding performance in class, school, home or at a tournament. Kids may receive the following stars for the following achievements:
Weekly Blue and Gold star reports are available to all students and must be filled out and turned in before class. Stars will be awarded before the end of class.
ATA Tigers Oath at the start of every class:
I promise to be a good person, with Knowledge in my head, Honesty in my heart, Strength in my body, I promise to make good friends. I I use my manners and work really hard I'll become a Black Belt!
Frederick's ATA Martial Arts 3439 Ptarmigan St. Helena, Montana 59602 Phone (406) 442-6499 Fax (406) 449-0377