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Because I'm in the Leadership program at my ATA school, my Instructor asked me to think of a way to serve others in my town. I decided to pick up trash at a park near my house so that kids like me would have a clean place to play. My Mom and Dad and even my little brother helped. It was kinda gross, but I had fun. I really like helping people!
– Paxton Thomas, Yellow Belt, 9 years old




  • Aristede DukesInstructor on a mission trip finds receptive audiences for ATA Bullying Prevention aboard ship and at destination.
    March 2012
  • 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