This program offers children a strong foundation in essential character qualities such as courtesy, respect, and discipline. In addition, the program is designed to improve children’s motor skills and enhance their ability to pay attention and follow directions.
REACH THE NEXT LEVEL OF TRAINING
The Martial Arts Difference:
• MAXIMIZE YOUR TRAINING
• SERVE YOUR COMMUNITY!
• DEVELOP VALUABLE LIFE SKILLS!
LEADERSHIP LIFE TRAINING
The Leadership Team is a three-year extension program by invitation, for juniors & teens who want to maximize their Taekwondo training and develop leadership skills that will serve them in all aspects of their lives. These students accept a higher level of responsibility as ambassadors of our school.
Students in the Leadership program also have the option to compete for the titles of State, District, & World Champion under the American Taekwondo Association.
Once students in the Leadership program have earned their black belts, they have the ability to become Junior Instructors upon mastery of the necessary material.
LEADERSHIP TRAINING IS A SHORT-TERM INVESTMENT WITH LIFELONG BENEFITS.
It provides both the ability and the desire to accomplish extraordinary things.
The Leadership program represents the next level of training, both mentally and physically. It is an elite program designed to give students a competitive edge, not just in their martial arts training, but in all areas of life. Leadership training instills a different mindset in students that positions them for success. Whether it be in the classroom, an occupation, or continued service within the community, Leadership students stand out among their peers.
LEADERSHIP LIFE SKILLS CURRICULUM
As a true leader, you will learn to inspire others while striving for ever-higher achievement. By learning life skills such as goal-setting, persistence, confidence, motivation, communication, etiquette, and public speaking, you will become a leader no matter what life path you choose.
EXPERT WEAPONS TRAINING
As a Leadership student, you are eligible to receive advanced weapons training to further your martial arts knowledge and expertise. Jahng Bong (bo staff), Ssahng Nat (kama), Samdan Bong (three section staff), and Gumdo (Korean sword art) are some of the weapons that can be studied.
ADVANCED TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES
Because Leadership students receive specialized training, they’re equipped to reach their goals more quickly. Advanced Protech weapons training is also offered at both the school level and at regional events and tournaments throughout the year. In addition, national tournaments offer exclusive Leadership NOW Workouts, lead by the most elite martial arts Masters in the ATA.
ADVANCED COMPETITION OPPORTUNITIES
Although regional and national tournaments provide an excellent opportunity for leaders in all divisions to compete for best in Traditional and ATA X-treme Forms, Weapons, and Sparring, only Leadership students are eligible to gain points toward a State Championship title. Those who attain the prestigious distinction of State Champion are then eligible to wear the designation on their uniforms.