Through my Taekwondo training I've learned how to defend myself, but as a Leadership student, I also received advanced lessons with traditional weapons. I never imagined that using something as simple as a Bo Staff could be so empowering! Although I hope I never have to defend myself against an attacker, I now have the confidence and ability to do so. –Christina Morales, Brown Belt, 18 years old
Aristede DukesInstructor on a mission trip finds receptive audiences for ATA Bullying Prevention aboard ship and at destination.
Victor and Dana RodriguezAn ATA Instructor Trainee humbly describes her experiences sharing good news and safety skills with children in dire poverty. September 2010
Pete PretoriusA Canadian Black Belt risks life and limb to save a drowning stranger, then credits Songahm training for the courage and ability to act. August 2010 / Updated June 2011
Lourenço Almeida e Brito and "Just A Change"In his own humble words, an 18-year-old Instructor Trainee in Lisbon, Portugal, describes the Songahm Taekwondo journey that inspired him to launch and run a charity helping kids access wholesome activities, supported by musical fundraising. July 2010