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Manchester Martial Arts

Learn how to protect yourself & your loved ones. Get in great shape at the same time.

About Our School

5 Secret Benefits of Martial Arts That’ll Change Your Life

Hi and welcome!

Have you been wanting to take control of your life for a while now but have been unsure how to do that? Perhaps you're looking for a new outlet for your kids to work off some of that extra energy while learning and growing.

Our Manchester Martial Arts school can certainly help you with those things. 

At first glance, most people think Martial Arts is a way to get fit and learn self-defense...which is true...but...

Martial arts is so much more than just kicks and punches! Our students are amazed at how Martial Arts truly enriches their lives in ways most people are not prepared for. Really.

These life-changing benefits are more "subtle" than the physical benefits you see from our classes. While we can see lean muscle forming, and feel the effects of cardio training within the first week, the benefits below are felt on a deeply personal level and with some phenomenal side effects.

Read below to see how amazing your life is about to get from taking a chance on yourself and leaping feet first into the action-packed world of Martial Arts. We can't wait to see how your life changes from our classes too!

Get ready for...

#1 Boosted Confidence

Challenge yourself, change your life! As you dig in and put your efforts into learning all of the crazy cool striking drills, self-defense techniques, and showing up for cardio training you’ll realize you CAN smash your fitness goals.

Wow, what a big boost in confidence this brings! We see it on all of the new students' faces within just a couple weeks. Believe it or not, a lot of it comes from the positive class atmosphere and socialization.

You’ll swell with pride as your classmates and instructors cheer you on. High fives will fly high as you progress through training and continue to give your all in class. Both kids and adults feel this and it spills over into their everyday life. Kids step up to the plate, becoming leaders in their classrooms. And adults claim they take on challenges at work with more confidence too!

#2 Full On Focus

Focus your mind grasshopper. As you concentrate on listening to your instructor, then perform what they taught you, you’ll improve your ability to focus and absolutely smash your martial arts and fitness goals.

The cool thing is that this laser like focus naturally pours into all other areas of your life too.

Studies have shown that just 30 minutes of physical fitness improves focus, heightens problem solving ability, and even boosts memory in both kids and adults.

#3 Kid Kind of Fitness

So many of our kids have become Dopamine addicts because of all the screen time they get and an excellent way to help balance the effect of screen time is from the endorphins we get from exercise.

No matter what your kid’s starting level is, each one of our students improves from the state they were in when they took their first class. From total beginner to elite athletes and everything in between, we strive to make sure each class is loaded with fun and challenging exercise that work the entire body.

They will be so determined on performing techniques that some of the world’s top performing martial artists do, and having so much fun, that before you know it, the class is over, and not only did they learn powerful martial arts...

... but they also got a great workout. Being physically fit boosts energy, inner and outer strength, and self-esteem, as well as the most important aspect of fitness… confidence.

#4 Community Matters

What do you think of when you hear the word community? We think of a group of like minded students, struggling through tough training times together, celebrating successes together, and encouraging each other no matter what. We think of teamwork and truly belonging no matter what your background is.

We're a tight-knit group here and our students are all about support. We provide the kind of environment that fosters friendship, encouragement, and motivation.

#5 You'll Have FUN!

Working out and fun? Yup! Our classes are a blast! Martial arts is a way of life for us and we want you to have a good life too. We work hard but we play hard too. 

Did you know that the average adult only laughs about 20 times per day? Our classes strive to make you above average in every way - and that includes your mental well-being.

Laughing and smiles are part of every class as well as high fives and TONS of support.

Get started today, with just 2 easy steps!

Step 1: Scroll up to the top of this page and click on the program that's right for you.

Step 2: Grab our amazing web-special. It’s the best deal you can get and has a 100% money back guarantee!

If you still have questions or don’t feel comfortable signing up over the internet, that’s ok! Just give us a call so we can chat: (636) 527-0062

Looking forward to training with you soon!

Jordan Howard

Jordan Howard
Howard's ATA Martial Arts - Manchester
(636) 527-0062

Kids Martial Arts

Both students and their parents love these Manchester kids martial arts classes with good reason. Our classes are not only centered towards martial art techniques but also instill our students with discipline and a deeper sense of respect. In the end, the kids become more focused and confident and even perform better in a traditional or home school environment.

But we don't mean all work with no play...that is why all our classes are blended with super-fun games and events. We help kids to learn new martial art techniques, perfect the old ones and make friends too.

Adult Martial Arts

Both men and women come to our adult martial arts classes for lots of reasons. Some have been in dangerous situations where they felt hopeless and realized they needed to learn self-defense for safety and protection. Some have come to make new friends and meet like minded people while others have wanted a new way to get fit.

No matter what your reasons are, you're sure to gain life enhancing skills while getting a great workout and having a ton on FUN! Burn fat, tone muscle, and improve stamina while learning dynamic martial arts moves today! Check out the class page for amazingly low web specials and more details on how you can be safe, happy, and fit for life!

Birthday Parties

Let your kid feel like a total rock star with our awesome kids birthday package. It's a fun, educational, structured birthday party involving martial arts... crazy-cool fun & games... and more. Plus your kid will be the one-and-only star of the show! Guaranteed to be a safe, fun, awesome experience for your child & all of his / her friends.

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Welcome to Howard’s ATA Martial Arts – Manchester! For anyone who wants to learn modern self-defense, get fit and have fun doing so, we are hands down the best choice you can make in Manchester.

Our passionate instructors focus on YOUR success by helping you achieve your individual goals - whether it be to have an outlet to release excess energy, gain more confidence, become bully-proof, or get physically fit. Taekwondo training with us will help you accomplish all that… and so much more!

Howard’s ATA Martial Arts is a modern school that appeals to families from all walks of life. We train hard in Kid’s and Adult Martial Arts and, more specifically, Taekwondo. But we’re not about creating fighters and we’re definitely not a “fighter’s gym.”

Our students consist of kids, teens, parents and single people. Busy professionals, everyday working people and kids in school who want to learn the martial arts for self-protection and maybe even take it up a notch and compete in tournaments. So we train hard and seriously, but in a way that the average person can greatly benefit. And did I mention that we have a lot FUN at it too! 

Beginners Welcome! We have classes for EVERYONE. You do not have to be in excellent shape or an experienced athlete to take our classes. It doesn’t matter who you are, what your background is or whether you know anything about martial arts. Our classes are all-inclusive, and they’re meant for people of any age, shape, size and fitness level. We will help you achieve your goals – one epic kick, powerful punch and hand attack at a time.

Training with us is one of the best “whole body” workouts you can do because no other sport or workout will develop speed, strength, flexibility, balance and endurance like our Taekwondo program does.

As you learn new self-defense techniques and hone your skills, your body will become incredibly fit, strong and lean. Because you’re having so much fun, laughing, smiling and high fiving your new friends here, you’ll completely lose track of time and won’t even realize how much exercise your body and mind just got.

Martial arts training is an excellent way for both kids and adults to connect with their body, mind and spirit. In every class, you’ll get…

Those are all life skills that will help your child become bully-proof at school and wherever they go, get better grades and expand their confidence to other parts of their life. All this sets the stage for great success now and in the future.

You’d think that with all those amazing benefits, martial arts training would cost a fortune… and it probably does at other places. But not here at Howard’s ATA Martial Arts. We just offer top notch training at affordable prices and we call it “affordable excellence.”

Don’t miss the CRAZY-LOW Web Special going on right now… but only for a Limited Time! Classes fill up FAST because this is such an Awesome Deal so be sure to register today!

For adults, learning self-defense techniques is an excellent way to feel empowered, confident and ready to protect themselves and their family, if necessary. Having that peace of mind alone is priceless.

Howard’s ATA Martial Arts has the absolute BEST instructors in town! They’re highly qualified, experienced and know how to teach kids at a kid level. They love what they do and you’ll see that the minute you walk through the doors.

Our state-of-the-art facility is super clean and safe. The vibe here is positive and encouraging and we won’t accept anything less than that. We guarantee you’ll feel like you belong here… in our growing family of martial artists. You’ll train your butt off, but you’ll also have a lot of fun and learn a lot of life lessons.

Come join our happy family here at Howard’s ATA Martial Arts and see for yourself how you can train your body and mind to do amazing things, acquire life skills for success and get more VALUE for your money here.

We can't wait to train with you and cheer you on every step of the way. See you soon!

Head Instructor

Jordan Howard is a 5th Degree Black Belt and Certified Instructor in the ATA. Mr. Howard has been training in martial arts since the age of 5 and has operated schools in Osage Beach and Jefferson City with his wife, Kelsey Howard.

Mr. Howard is also a successful professional MMA fighter signed with Bellator MMA.

Mrs. Howard is the Program Director and, together, the family runs their business professionally within a family atmosphere.

The Howards have trained 28 World Champions. They also coached the 2015 Teen World Sparring Team that won the World Championships. 

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