Bloomington ATA Black Belt students

May Black Belt Rank Ceremony

Black Belt Rank Ceremony, May 31st, 2018 – Congratulations to our Black Belts who successfully completed their May Black Belt Testing.  Congratulations to Kyle Davis and Adrienne Shaevitz for earning the honor of First Degree Decided Black Belt.  Also, congratulations to Jack Adams for achieving the honor of Second Degree Decided Black Belt.  Congratulations to […]

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Krav Maga sparring

Principles of Krav Maga

Principles of Krav Maga By Shane Bosstick, Chief Instructor of Bloomington ATA Family Martial Arts You have started training in your Krav Maga Training Program, and now must prepare to train and learn to defend yourself.  It begins by understanding some basic principles for Krav Maga…   First and foremost, we avoid all confrontation when possible. We […]

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The Value of Developing Social Skills in Young Children

As adults, it is easy to forget how we developed our social skills and how well we got along with others to influence outcomes and build healthy, positive relationships. Developing social skills is actually not very far from developing cognitive skills or physical capabilities. Improving mental and physical strength can be achieved with constant practice, […]

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Teaching Young Children the Importance of Respect

It goes without saying that respect is one of the most fundamental traits required to be successful both professionally and personally. Schools make it a point to teach respect for authority during a child’s most formative years, but the real education truly begins at home, with the parents themselves. Respect is a quality that can […]

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