Teens & Adults from age 15+ can enter this program. Some students come to us physically fit, while some do not. Many enter the ATA program with limited flexibility. We train our students to the best of their ability. We work with all students, and challenge them with a program modified based on their abilities. Many accomplished or successful athletes have joined the ATA to complement their sports training and give them the “edge” on their competition!
Adults start at any age. Some adults join the ATA as late as age 65, and have still earned their black belts. As a student, you are looked upon as an individual, never compared to anyone else. Our instructors will be there every step of the way. All that is expected of you is a willingness to work and improve to the best of your own ability.
Our belt/rank systems include 9 color belts or “grades” and 9 levels of black belts or “degrees”. The color belts, in order from beginner to advanced student, are white, orange, yellow, camouflage, green, purple, blue, brown, red. There is a transitional rank, recommended 1st degree black belt rank, signified by a half-red/half-black belt. Then, the black belt ranks ranging from 1st degree to 9th degree. More details on our ranking system can be found on the ATA website