Training that Lasts a Life Time

Is your child having trouble focusing at school and home? Is there a bully in your child's life that is causing them issues? We've taught hundreds of students to improve their confidence and sharpen their focus through our martial arts training. Check it out today.

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"We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit." - Aristotle

We believe everyone should strive for Excellence...

Our vision at ATA Excellence Martial Arts is to have 100 leaders training for excellence. We believe we can help change our community and the lives of hundreds of families if we can create leaders who strive for excellence. Leaders aren't born, they're trained and we use martial arts as a vehicle for that training.

About our School

Meet Master Hayden

Zach Hayden started martial arts in 1994 because he wanted to be a ninja turtle. Since then he's trained hundreds of students who've gained confidence, learned discipline, and become Leaders through martial arts.

Our Location

ATA Excellence Martial Arts is located on the corner of Rush St and Main St in downtown Kendallville right across from the Kendallville Police Department. Feel free to stop by for a visit!

Trained Instructors

Our instructors or trained and certified through ATA International to uphold a high quality of instruction both in physical skills and personal development. 

ATA Tigers

Designed for children ages 4-6, the ATA Tigers program focuses on teaching young children respect, self-control, and focus while keeping active and fit.

Karate for Kids

We pride ourselves on teaching our students how to strive for excellence. Our Karate for Kids program is designed for students 7-12 to learn these skills while having fun!

Teen/Adult Martial Arts

Martial Arts isn't just for kids. We love when families train together. Staying fit with martial arts is one of the most fun ways to stay fit while learning self-defense!

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