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ATA Tiny Tigers
The Perfect choice for 4, 5 & 6 year old children
Classes are designed to improve children’s motor skills and self-confidence
Karate For Kids
Develop Respect, Self-Esteem &
Confidence Building
Karate for Kids system is based on a lifetime learning concept
Black Belt Academy
Mind and Body Training for a healthy, fit life style
Learn self-defense, increase your fitness and boost confidence while having fun
Bullying Prevention
Learn to Stand Up for Yourself and Deal with Bullies
We give you the tools necessary to succeed in every situation. Never be a victim again.
Taekwondo is a great family sport!
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Taekwondo is a great family sport! My son and I love having this common ground, competing together at tournaments, practicing together and cheering each other on at testings. It has provided each of us with different avenues of growth and It’s a...

Satisfied Parent
ATA Chicago really cares about the kids
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I've had one son achieve second-degree black belt status with ATA Chicago, and another is on his way to black belt. Mr. Beck and his team, including Mr. Adler and Mr. Plotnick, are terrific at teaching, leading, and inspiring the kids. Tae kwon do...

Parent of 2 Students
Learning Life Skills
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A few months ago, Bobby’s preschool went to a see a play. When I picked him up that day, I asked how he liked it and he said he “LOVED” it. I asked him if he would ever like to be in a play and he shouted enthusiastically “YES, YES!”. Th...

Proud Parent
Healthier and More Fit
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I first got into martial arts when I saw a groupon offer early last year, since then I no longer find myself trying to exercise and squeeze in workouts. I feel healthier and more fit than I have in years thanks to the Black Belt Academy training f...

Robert B.
Martial Arts Student

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Message from School Owner Chris Beck

Welcome to ATA Chicago, where we have served Chicago with high-quality martial arts instruction since 2002. My team and I look forward to discussing your goals, how the martial arts will help meet those, and making you part of our family.

Small Class Sizes

At ATA Chicago, we pride ourselves on delivering individual focus to each student in class and out. Our goal is to develop the whole person, so we want to support good behavior and academic success, as an example. Many of our parents tell us that their children develop more focus, calmer behavior, and greater confidence; which, in turn, promotes better success at school and in other activities

Experienced and Caring Instructors

The ATA Chicago Martial Arts Instructors are highly experienced and actively training in Taekwondo. All are hand selected by our head instructor, which makes for a great mentor, coach and instructor for our students. Our instructors focus on the training needs of each student, as an individual. Schedule a time to meet an ATA Chicago Instructor.

Serving Our Community

Thank you for visiting our company’s website. We offer a variety of martial art programs for our community members. Please take the time to visit any one of our website pages with various offers, discounts, events and deals. Fill out the form on this page to GET STARTED TODAY and experience our unique martial arts training.

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Discipline vs Self-Discipline

As parents, we are always asking and working to develop self-discipline or self-control in our children.  We know instinctively that this will help them throughout their life, but are we using the right tools? First, what is the difference?  Discipline is imposed by others, and the military provides a great example.  Soldiers in basic training know […]

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Greater Self Discipline for Kids

Children should be encouraged to take up martial arts classes because the art not just helps with self defense, but offers much more. Greater self-confidence and self discipline are the major advantages of martial arts for kids. Learning martial arts is difficult and calls for a lot of dedication and commitment. It takes years of […]

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Finding Peace through Martial Arts

Martial arts are taught as a supplementary combat technique to law enforcement officers and soldiers. Most people forget, however, that martial arts can also be a path to inner peace. When a martial arts exponent kneels and closes her eyes and then opens them, it means that she has used the time to focus on […]

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Stretching in Martial Arts

Achieving flexibility is an important part of any fitness regime. We need to develop the body’s ability to flex because flexibility plays a key role in our daily life. Even the most simplest of tasks require our bodies to be flexible. For instance, if you had to lift a box or a sack of potatoes, […]

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Welcome to ATA Chicago

(773) 570-3909

Thank you for visiting our martial arts website home page. We have included a short video for you to view. Our academy has several unique offers to Get You Started! Please complete any form on our site and our staff will get in touch with you with more information on the features and benefits of our programs and how we can Get You Started.

Benefits of Martial Arts Training

Benefits of Martial Arts Training

ATA Chicago

Chicago, IL

Developing Self-Esteem at ATA Chicago in Chicago, IL – With confidence comes enhanced self-esteem. We utilize a series of multiple goals that boost self-esteem levels. This builds greater self-respect and self-esteem in our martial arts students. Please note: Our martial arts instructors turn most quiet, shy and doubtful beginners into strong outgoing leaders that become powerful practitioners.

Learning Self-Discipline at ATA Chicago in Chicago, IL – The foundation of martial arts is the focus of self-discipline incorporated into a students training. Instant gratification, the I want it now, and lessons in self-restraint and discipline are learned traits for both children and adults. To succeed in life…this is one of many goals we have for our students. Our Instructors are here to serve.

Making Habits of Physical Fitness – Tired of the boring mundane and repetitive workouts? ATA Chicago in Chicago, IL is more than a lifestyle change when it comes to fitness. It is a synergized martial arts training program that our students enhance their level of fitness. Our training facility incorporates fun and exciting training concepts that are unique to Ravenswood and North Center Neighborhoods of Chicago. Get fit by taking the right steps to creating good habits.

Developing a Sense of Respect – As a student of ATA Chicago in Chicago, IL our students learn to show attention and respect to themselves and others. In this modern and fast paced world too often we see the lack of self-respect for oneself or others. We are proud of our Martial Arts students and the respect shown within the community. Through quality training our students carry on a high level of respect.