Summer Schedule Starts June 1st!

Hello Everyone!

We hope all is well and everyone is excited for summer and to get back into the facility! Great news! Effective June 1st, we will convert to our Summer Schedule which will be current from June 1st – July 31st. We will be converting back to our regular classes in the facility starting June 1st. The Class Schedule will be offered Monday – Friday ( NO SATURDAY CLASSES UNTIL BEGINNING OF SCHOOL YEAR)

We are currently accepting NEW Students for Tiny Tigers, Karate For Kids, Teens/ Adults and Krav Maga! We are currently offering 5 classes for $25.00 for new members only!

IN FACILITY CLASSES:

Monday

Tiny Tiger 5:00-5:30

White, Orange & Yellow Belts 5:30-6:00

Camo, Green & Purple Belts 6:00-6:30

Blue, Brown, Red, Rec. Black Belt 7:00-7:45

Krav Maga ALL LEVELS 7:45-8:30

Brown, Red & Rec. Black Belt 6:30-7:00

Black Belts 7

Tuesday

Taekwondo All Ranks 10:00-10:30

Krav Maga All Levels 10:30-11:00

Tiny Tiger 5:00-5:30

White, Orange & Yellow Belts 5:30-6:00

Camo, Green & Purple Belts 6:00-6:30

Blue, Brown, Red, Rec. Black Belt 7:00-7:45

 

Wednesday

Tiny Tiger 5:00-5:30

White, Orange & Yellow Belts 5:30-6:00

Camo, Green & Purple Belts 6:00-6:30

Blue, Brown, Red, Rec. Black Belt 7:00-7:45

Thursday

Taekwondo All Ranks 10:00-10:30

Krav Maga All Levels 10:30-11:00

Tiny Tiger 5:00-5:30

White, Orange & Yellow Belts 5:30-6:00

Camo, Green & Purple Belts 6:00-6:30

Blue, Brown, Red, Rec. Black Belt 7:00-7:45

Friday

Tiny Tiger 5:00-5:30

White, Orange & Yellow Belts 5:30-6:00

Camo, Green & Purple Belts 6:00-6:30

Blue, Brown, Red, Rec. Black Belt 7:00-7:45

 

VIRTUAL CLASSES

We will still be offering virtual classes through the Facebook Group ” TMA Staff/ Students ” page. Those that prefer to continue to do their classes virtually will need to access this group, join the group and be sure to be watching the live during their class time. This ensure that the students is taking the responsibility  and  being disciplined in taking their training seriously just as they would if they were attending classes in the facility. THIS IS THE ONLY PAGE/ LOCATION WE WILL BE GOING LIVE IN, SO PLEASE BE SURE YOU ARE A MEMBER OF THE GROUP PRIOR TO CLASSES BEGINNING!

 

PRIVATE LESSON OPTIONS AND POLICIES

We will also be offering private lessons with both in person and virtual options as well, spots are very limited on these so please do not delay on scheduling. Students may purchase private lessons either individually or in a group package, all private lessons MUST be paid for at time of booking . Leadership and Elite student do receive 30 minutes per month of free private instruction. This can be broken up in two (2) 15 minute sessions or one (1) 30 minute session.  We do require a 24 hour cancellation notice if you cannot make your lesson for whatever reason, failure to give a 24 hour notice will result in forfeit of that lesson and any monies paid for said lesson.

Private Lesson Packages :

30 Minute Session

(1) One Session $30.00

(2) Two Sessions $50.00

(4) Four Sessions $80.00

 

SUMMER CAMPS:

Summer Camps will remain as scheduled for the 5 weeks we had initially. Camp hours are 8am-5pm Monday- Friday.

June 15-19

June 22-26

July 6-10

July 13-17

July 27-31

We do still have open spots for ALL weeks. We will limit camp to 10 children per camp week. Camp is open to ages 4 & up, you do not have to be a current member to attend. Please call for availability and to register, camp tuition is due at time of booking.

 

 

 

 

What`s Happening @ Tactical Martial Arts

Hello Everyone!

We hope everyone is doing well during this challenging time, but this too shall pass! We just wanted to get everyone up to date on what is going on here at the school and our current “game plan”.

CLASSES

We have been teaching classes virtually since mid March and after much trial and error, we have began using Zoom vs. Facebook Live and You Tube. Reason being, is that with Zoom, we do not experience the delays and sometimes  getting booted offline as we did with the lives, which was becoming rather problematic for all of us, especially the students trying to learn new material. Also, with Zoom, if you are not able to get onto the class at that time, we can send out a recording of the meetings, so sort of like with You Tube, you can watch it on your own time. Best of both worlds right? We currently have a schedule of teaching virtual classes Tuesday- Thursday, classes are broken down like they are on our regular schedule. We have Tiny Tigers, Karate For Kids, Adult Taekwondo and Krav Maga offered during various times throughout the day.

 

On the week of April 27th, we began allowing up to six students to attend in house classes here at Tactical Martial Arts during various class times as well. We are using extreme caution by social distancing and continuing to thoroughly sanitize all surfaces prior, during and after every class. As well as  checking temperatures of every individual that enters the building and making sure students are sanitizing their equipment prior to each class. We are also offering private lessons where students can either come into the facility prior to classes or virtually and work individually with an instructor, this is proving to be successful as well.

 

We plan to continue offering all three class options (virtual, in facility and private lessons) until at least the beginning of June. We will send out updates are changes occur.

 

We are currently sending out the links for both in facility and virtual classes to all students on Wednesday the week prior to the classes.

Example, today is 5/6/2020, we just emailed the links for the week of May 11.

 

Unsure about joining us? Register NOW for a 5 Class Trial for JUST $25.00. This is valid for Tiny Tigers, Karate for Kids, Adult Taekwondo and Krav Maga programs!

Offer Valid Through May 15th

 

SUMMER CAMPS

 Spend an exhilarating week with us at Tactical Martial Arts!

Our camp will provide your children a structured environment

to practice their Taekwondo skills, build their personal character,

and develop discipline, perseverance, and integrity. The vital life skills they learn at camp will empower them to succeed both at home and at school!

As of right now we are still planning on having our five weeks of our 2020 Summer Camp, the dates are June 15-19 * June 22-26 * July 6-10 *July 13-17 * July 27-31

Camp is offered 8AM-5PM daily however, we will be offering late pick up options as well.

Cost is normally $200.00 per week BUT we are offering 1 spot at 10% OFF when you pay for ALL 5 weeks in full.

*This will not last long so DO NOT delay!

 

 

That is all for now, we will send out more updates soon! Please feel free to reach out if you have any questions at Droegesata@gmail.com or give us a call at 770-222-1900.

 

 

The Confidence to Shut Down Bullies

If you have watched the ‘80s film ‘The Karate Kid’ or its 2010 remake, there are many life lessons to be learned, key among them about firmly facing down bullies. The film charts the story of a teenager who learns to fight bullies with the help of karate. Karate and other forms of martial art can, as the film portrays, help a kid build confidence and stay prepared to handle bullies. Contrary to popular perception, learning a form of martial arts does not make a kid combative; instead practicing karate helps a kid feel strong and safe.

Role play to hone self-defense skills

Among other things, karate can teach children to anticipate trouble. Much of karate training is devoted to applying techniques in practical self-defense situations. Wwhen a kid practices karate, he or she learns to respond to aggression or a scenario of bullying in an instinctive manner. Children often develop the self-confidence to confront, deter, or subdue aggression because of the dozens or hundreds of previous times they practiced in a safe, supervised, role- playing environment.

Karate stances and positions also help instill confidence in a child in terms of body language. If a child’s body language or posture is poor, he or she is especially vulnerable to being bullied or victimized. When a person of any age has high self-esteem and self-confidence, it sends a visual message that deters bullies or would-be assailants. Aggressors typically choose a vulnerable person to threaten or force into conflict and submission. Mankind shares with animals a primal instinct to sense fear. Kids must be taught to behave fearlessly and exude confidence in their actions. Karate accomplishes these goals effortlessly, and the rewards of a safer, more secure child is self-evident.

Boost communication skills

Karate not only helps a all practitioners physically, it also helps in other skills such as communication and interpersonal skills. Karate teaches children how to build a rapport and communicate calmly, thoughtfully, and clearly. Kids learn to defuse and de-escalate bullying situations with humor, or firm tone and volume when needed. Karate helps build mental fortitude, teaching children how to stay focused and composed for longer time periods. It helps develop a body posture that is straight, eyes and mind focused, and feet on solid ground – until the moment those feet are required to not be in self-defense! Karate also helps children learn breathing techniques that aid as coping skills and improve relaxation, stretching, and proficiency in the execution of many martial arts moves.

Many karate schools conduct special anti-bullying programs that focus on self-defense and body language. Bullying is a serious problem in American schools, the source of many crimes of passion and suicides. A 2013 study of 200,000 children between third and 12th grades indicated 39 percent were bullied regularly. The number has only increased as technology has proliferated in the mainstream. In the face of such a serious problem, learning a form of martial arts such as karate will surely help in a multitude of ways.