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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.
    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