Elite Martial Arts

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  • 14108 W 135th St

    Olathe, KS 66062

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  • 913-829-3566

About Elite Martial Arts

Categories
  • Martial Arts Classes
  • Life Coaches
  • Recreation Facilities
  • After School Care
  • Children's Parties
  • Sports & Recreation
  • Fitness Center
  • Fitness Equipment
  • Self-Defense Classes
Hours
M-F 11am-9pm, Sa 9am-1pm, Su Closed
Emails
  • info@ataelitemartialarts.com
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Programs
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    Elite Tigers

    Overland Park & Olathe Martial Arts Program for 5 - 6 year old kids focusing on discipline...."looking, listening, following instructions"

      Elite Defense

      Olathe & Overland Park self-defense & Martial Arts training for Adults & Teens. Focusing on Fitness, Realistic Defensive Techniques, & self-improvement.

        Elite Martial Arts

        Elite Martial Arts is a Martial Arts Academy that specializes in life skill training such as "Attitude, Discipline, and Respect" through Leadership. We teach realistic Martial Arts and self-defense concepts in a fun, safe, and structured environment.
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          Elite Martial Arts is wonderful! My son learns so much more than martial arts from Mr. Bedford and the entire staff. Elite is a wonderful, family centered practice and I can't recommend them enough!

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          Elite Martial Arts is wonderful! My son learns so much more than martial arts from Mr. Bedford and the entire staff. Elite is a wonderful, family centered practice and I can't recommend them enough!

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          We love Elite Martial Arts so much and would recommend it to anyone in a heartbeat! Our two girls started with Elite about 2 years ago and we were really just thinking we'd try it out and see how they would do. The girls have become more confident, disciplined and social. The Bedfords, and the entire Elite staff are all just amazing and caring.

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          We love Elite Martial Arts so much and would recommend it to anyone in a heartbeat! Our two girls started with Elite about 2 years ago and we were really just thinking we'd try it out and see how they would do. The girls have become more confident, disciplined and social. The Bedfords, and the entire Elite staff are all just amazing and caring.

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          Mr Bedford and the elite staff are great instructors, not only for children but for whole families as well. The entire staff and the Elite family make you feel very welcome. They offer daily classes at all skill levels, and the classes are a great mix of martial arts and fun.

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          Mr Bedford and the elite staff are great instructors, not only for children but for whole families as well. The entire staff and the Elite family make you feel very welcome. They offer daily classes at all skill levels, and the classes are a great mix of martial arts and fun.

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          Our whole family trains at Elite. Whether you are looking for a program for your child, or looking into classes for yourself, or both, Elite is great for all of those. The Bedfords and the rest of the staff are great at teaching you from day 1, and will make you feel right at home. I feel very comfortable as a woman taking the classes, there are lots of other great women of all belt ranks who are learning alongside you. It's a great environment, and I would definitely recommend it to any of my friends or family who are looking to put either their daughters or sons (or selves!) into martial arts. It's just a really great program with great people running it, and it's also very clean and well organized.

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          Our whole family trains at Elite. Whether you are looking for a program for your child, or looking into classes for yourself, or both, Elite is great for all of those. The Bedfords and the rest of the staff are great at teaching you from day 1, and will make you feel right at home. I feel very comfortable as a woman taking the classes, there are lots of other great women of all belt ranks who are learning alongside you. It's a great environment, and I would definitely recommend it to any of my friends or family who are looking to put either their daughters or sons (or selves!) into martial arts. It's just a really great program with great people running it, and it's also very clean and well organized.

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          My son loves to go to elite martial arts at Olathe location. He is taking the class for more than 3 years. His self confidence has increased and continues to progress. All the instructors are excellent with the kids. Special thanks to Mr and Mrs Bedford and Mr. Rich. :) They instruct the students in a friendly atmosphere. The lessons they learn each month, on different topics like honesty, discipline, respect and interactions with others are very helpful for the students to be successful in daily life . We just love the place and glad to be part of Elite family. We highly recommend to join this class.

          5
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          My son loves to go to elite martial arts at Olathe location. He is taking the class for more than 3 years. His self confidence has increased and continues to progress. All the instructors are excellent with the kids. Special thanks to Mr and Mrs Bedford and Mr. Rich. :) They instruct the students in a friendly atmosphere. The lessons they learn each month, on different topics like honesty, discipline, respect and interactions with others are very helpful for the students to be successful in daily life . We just love the place and glad to be part of Elite family. We highly recommend to join this class.

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          We have had the best experience and the instructors and staff are absolutely amazing!

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          We have had the best experience and the instructors and staff are absolutely amazing!

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          Always having an interest in Martial Arts, I decided to join Elite Martial Arts. I must say I am enjoying every minute of my time in class. Mr. Bedford and his instructors have been great teachers and allow the students to have fun through hard work. I would recommend Elite Martial Arts to anyone of any age. My only regret is I did not start sooner.

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          Always having an interest in Martial Arts, I decided to join Elite Martial Arts. I must say I am enjoying every minute of my time in class. Mr. Bedford and his instructors have been great teachers and allow the students to have fun through hard work. I would recommend Elite Martial Arts to anyone of any age. My only regret is I did not start sooner.

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          Before I enrolled my son here at Elite Martial Arts, I scoped out a few other taekwondo places in the area. Nothing compared to Elite Martial Arts. I took my son so he could try out the free class. He loved every minute of it. Mr. Bedford and all of his Instructors are excellent. They teach not only self defense, but also life long lessons on how to be confident, respectful, caring for others, and set a good example for others at all times. It's been over 9 months since my son has been enrolled here and his discipline has improved dramatically not only at home but also school. I would recommend anyone with kids that lack that confidence or discipline, or even want to learn self defense, to come and watch a class here, or even get on the mat and try a free class before enrolling. You won't regret it!

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          Before I enrolled my son here at Elite Martial Arts, I scoped out a few other taekwondo places in the area. Nothing compared to Elite Martial Arts. I took my son so he could try out the free class. He loved every minute of it. Mr. Bedford and all of his Instructors are excellent. They teach not only self defense, but also life long lessons on how to be confident, respectful, caring for others, and set a good example for others at all times. It's been over 9 months since my son has been enrolled here and his discipline has improved dramatically not only at home but also school. I would recommend anyone with kids that lack that confidence or discipline, or even want to learn self defense, to come and watch a class here, or even get on the mat and try a free class before enrolling. You won't regret it!

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          We initially started our 11 year old son at Elite to help with focus, confidence, and also to learn self-defense. Elite has been a wonderful experience for him, and we have seen drastic improvements in all three areas, as well as an improved attitude towards school, getting his homework done, keeping his room clean and helping with household chores. When he visits a friend's house, I get texts about how polite and respectful he is! Three months in, and our whole family has joined! This is a wonderful, positively motivating environment for everyone, whether you're a kid or an adult. Every single instructor and staff member is great at what they do, and are very helpful and encouraging, it's awesome to be a part of the Elite family! The classes are very instructive and well organized, but still a lot of fun for both the kids and adults. They are always willing to answer questions, or help on technique. When you are new to a class, there are always plenty of staff available to help you through the first few classes, giving you plenty of personalized help. Elite has been a very positive addition to our life, and as soon as you walk in the door you can feel that this is a place where people love what they do.

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          We initially started our 11 year old son at Elite to help with focus, confidence, and also to learn self-defense. Elite has been a wonderful experience for him, and we have seen drastic improvements in all three areas, as well as an improved attitude towards school, getting his homework done, keeping his room clean and helping with household chores. When he visits a friend's house, I get texts about how polite and respectful he is! Three months in, and our whole family has joined! This is a wonderful, positively motivating environment for everyone, whether you're a kid or an adult. Every single instructor and staff member is great at what they do, and are very helpful and encouraging, it's awesome to be a part of the Elite family! The classes are very instructive and well organized, but still a lot of fun for both the kids and adults. They are always willing to answer questions, or help on technique. When you are new to a class, there are always plenty of staff available to help you through the first few classes, giving you plenty of personalized help. Elite has been a very positive addition to our life, and as soon as you walk in the door you can feel that this is a place where people love what they do.

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          Our two girls have been training with the Elite for more 5 years now and they both enjoy the classes. Mr. Bedford and all the instructors are just outstanding! Its amazing how they teach Taekwando along with life skills. We highly recommend Elite Martial Arts.

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          Our two girls have been training with the Elite for more 5 years now and they both enjoy the classes. Mr. Bedford and all the instructors are just outstanding! Its amazing how they teach Taekwando along with life skills. We highly recommend Elite Martial Arts.

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          My son has been taking classes at Elite for a little over a year now, and I cannot say enough good things about our experience there. My son is a bit shy, anxious, and nervous about trying new things; Mr. and Mrs. Bedford, along with their amazing staff, have been incredibly patient, warm, and welcoming, and have worked with us every step along the way to ensure my son's success. I have already recommended Elite Martial Arts to many friends, and would absolutely recommend them to anyone.

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          My son has been taking classes at Elite for a little over a year now, and I cannot say enough good things about our experience there. My son is a bit shy, anxious, and nervous about trying new things; Mr. and Mrs. Bedford, along with their amazing staff, have been incredibly patient, warm, and welcoming, and have worked with us every step along the way to ensure my son's success. I have already recommended Elite Martial Arts to many friends, and would absolutely recommend them to anyone.

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          Joining Elite Martial Arts has been a wonderful experience for our son. He has become more self-confident both in and outside of the Elite Martial Arts Class. He responds and respects Mr. and Mrs. Bedford and the entire staff. We highly recommend joining this class; it will be a great experience for all involved.

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          Joining Elite Martial Arts has been a wonderful experience for our son. He has become more self-confident both in and outside of the Elite Martial Arts Class. He responds and respects Mr. and Mrs. Bedford and the entire staff. We highly recommend joining this class; it will be a great experience for all involved.

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          Elite Martial Arts is an amazing Taekwondo school that makes you instantly feel like you are part of a family. The owners, Mr. and Mrs. Bedford and their entire staff excel in creating a fun learning environment for all ages. The rapport and connection the instructors have with all the students (young and old) is outstanding. Our family of three all belong to this wonderful Taekwondo facility and thoroughly enjoy class and our lessons. Would highly recommend Elite to any one that is wanting to experience first rate martial arts training.

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          Elite Martial Arts is an amazing Taekwondo school that makes you instantly feel like you are part of a family. The owners, Mr. and Mrs. Bedford and their entire staff excel in creating a fun learning environment for all ages. The rapport and connection the instructors have with all the students (young and old) is outstanding. Our family of three all belong to this wonderful Taekwondo facility and thoroughly enjoy class and our lessons. Would highly recommend Elite to any one that is wanting to experience first rate martial arts training.

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          I have 2 kids at Elite (one 8 and one 12). It has been a great experience for both of them. Mr. Bedford and his staff do a great job of making the classes fun and educational. The skills that they have learned have helped them not only progress in martial arts, but also in life skills. I highly recommend Elite to anyone.

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          I have 2 kids at Elite (one 8 and one 12). It has been a great experience for both of them. Mr. Bedford and his staff do a great job of making the classes fun and educational. The skills that they have learned have helped them not only progress in martial arts, but also in life skills. I highly recommend Elite to anyone.

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          Our daughter has been attending Elite Martial Arts since August 2016 and I can honestly say it has been one of the best experiences for her (and for her parents too). The instructors not only teach her the martial arts moves, but they also take the time to explain why each move is needed and why its called what it is. Every lesson includes work on developing physically and mentally as well as focusing on valuable life skills and traits. In every class there is some type of discussion or information shared that is beyond martial arts, such as being respectful, having confidence, staying focused, being considerate, believing in yourself, demonstrating leadership and having a great attitude (especially if/when things dont go the way they want them to go).

          The owners, Mr. & Mrs. Bedford, and their entire staff are wonderful people that make you instantly feel like you belong to a special family. They are great at interacting with the kids to keep them focused to learn while keeping the classes fun. Based on the laughs and how the students interact and respond, it is clear they have a great respect and admiration for Mr. Bedford and all of the instructors.

          The students can earn additional awards and recognition by showing respect and having a great attitude outside of the martial arts class. Parents have the ability to provide feedback or bring up issues of concerns with the instructors to see if it can be addressed through class. There are also opportunities for students to obtain feedback from their teachers at school to provide to the martial arts instructors. To me, this shows that they are not just about teaching martial arts, but providing an environment for kids to learn several valuable life skills and traits to utilize along with their martial arts training.

          We have seen a lot of improvement in our daughter with her being respectful and focused and her confidence has increased as well. And best of all, she loves to attend class. I would recommend Elite Martial Arts to anyone (young or old) that is wanting a first class learning experience and also if they are looking for something more than just learning martial arts techniques.

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          Our daughter has been attending Elite Martial Arts since August 2016 and I can honestly say it has been one of the best experiences for her (and for her parents too). The instructors not only teach her the martial arts moves, but they also take the time to explain why each move is needed and why its called what it is. Every lesson includes work on developing physically and mentally as well as focusing on valuable life skills and traits. In every class there is some type of discussion or information shared that is beyond martial arts, such as being respectful, having confidence, staying focused, being considerate, believing in yourself, demonstrating leadership and having a great attitude (especially if/when things dont go the way they want them to go).

          The owners, Mr. & Mrs. Bedford, and their entire staff are wonderful people that make you instantly feel like you belong to a special family. They are great at interacting with the kids to keep them focused to learn while keeping the classes fun. Based on the laughs and how the students interact and respond, it is clear they have a great respect and admiration for Mr. Bedford and all of the instructors.

          The students can earn additional awards and recognition by showing respect and having a great attitude outside of the martial arts class. Parents have the ability to provide feedback or bring up issues of concerns with the instructors to see if it can be addressed through class. There are also opportunities for students to obtain feedback from their teachers at school to provide to the martial arts instructors. To me, this shows that they are not just about teaching martial arts, but providing an environment for kids to learn several valuable life skills and traits to utilize along with their martial arts training.

          We have seen a lot of improvement in our daughter with her being respectful and focused and her confidence has increased as well. And best of all, she loves to attend class. I would recommend Elite Martial Arts to anyone (young or old) that is wanting a first class learning experience and also if they are looking for something more than just learning martial arts techniques.

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          We started at Elite to provide my son with Aspergers a way to get moving. We stayed because the staff at Elite were so good at their job, that my son no only was moving, but his self esteem went up, his motivation to do things other than video games improved, he did better at school and he was just more pleasant to be around. I never, ever thought I would have a child who was involved in martial arts, but I am so glad to have found Elite. Mr. Bedford and his team are really fantastic!

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          We started at Elite to provide my son with Aspergers a way to get moving. We stayed because the staff at Elite were so good at their job, that my son no only was moving, but his self esteem went up, his motivation to do things other than video games improved, he did better at school and he was just more pleasant to be around. I never, ever thought I would have a child who was involved in martial arts, but I am so glad to have found Elite. Mr. Bedford and his team are really fantastic!

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          Elite Martial Arts is AMAZING! The instructors are wonderful, and the lessons they teach about hard work, dedication and respect are wonderful. Our whole family absolutely loves the classes and the other students. We're delighted to be part of the Elite Family!

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          Elite Martial Arts is AMAZING! The instructors are wonderful, and the lessons they teach about hard work, dedication and respect are wonderful. Our whole family absolutely loves the classes and the other students. We're delighted to be part of the Elite Family!

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          I joined Elite Martial Arts recently and I can tell you that it has been the most awesome experience all the way around.
          The instructors are excellent and teach in a way that makes you push to the next level. My partners are always helpful and make me feel included.
          My daughter joined just over a year ago and the personal growth that I have seen in her is immeasurable.
          I would recommend Elite Martial Arts to everyone.
          I am excited for what's to come in our growth and experiences with Elite Martial Arts Family.

          -Waylon

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          I joined Elite Martial Arts recently and I can tell you that it has been the most awesome experience all the way around.
          The instructors are excellent and teach in a way that makes you push to the next level. My partners are always helpful and make me feel included.
          My daughter joined just over a year ago and the personal growth that I have seen in her is immeasurable.
          I would recommend Elite Martial Arts to everyone.
          I am excited for what's to come in our growth and experiences with Elite Martial Arts Family.

          -Waylon

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          I have two boys and my oldest started Elite almost a year ago. Coming from a previous taekwondo school I can definitely see the difference in the instructors and what the kids are learning. I love Elite. Its helped out my oldest with his self-discipline and respect. He looks forward to attending class and learning new things. He especially loves his instructors. Mr. and Mrs. Bedford have made a great martial arts school.

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          I have two boys and my oldest started Elite almost a year ago. Coming from a previous taekwondo school I can definitely see the difference in the instructors and what the kids are learning. I love Elite. Its helped out my oldest with his self-discipline and respect. He looks forward to attending class and learning new things. He especially loves his instructors. Mr. and Mrs. Bedford have made a great martial arts school.

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          We immediately felt welcome at Elite! I had reservations about my young daughters engaging in martial arts but the minute I saw how Mr. Bedford interacted and taught the children, those concerns were gone! And his teaching methods are consistent; never a show for new comers. Then, shortly thereafter, we had such pleasant and helpful interactions with the other staff, we were hooked! Between Mrs. Bedford and Mrs. Roth, we felt welcome and wanted. It doesn't take long for them to make you feel like family! Students and parents! The kids are constantly challenged and want to go back. They have made new friends and really respect all of the staff. I am so glad my husband took the first step to try taekwondo out and that we continue to invest in this amazing establishment! I'm sure there are other nice martial art schools out there, but I will always recommend and praise Elite ATA and their owners! We are so blessed to have found this school and new family!

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          We immediately felt welcome at Elite! I had reservations about my young daughters engaging in martial arts but the minute I saw how Mr. Bedford interacted and taught the children, those concerns were gone! And his teaching methods are consistent; never a show for new comers. Then, shortly thereafter, we had such pleasant and helpful interactions with the other staff, we were hooked! Between Mrs. Bedford and Mrs. Roth, we felt welcome and wanted. It doesn't take long for them to make you feel like family! Students and parents! The kids are constantly challenged and want to go back. They have made new friends and really respect all of the staff. I am so glad my husband took the first step to try taekwondo out and that we continue to invest in this amazing establishment! I'm sure there are other nice martial art schools out there, but I will always recommend and praise Elite ATA and their owners! We are so blessed to have found this school and new family!

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          My two daughters started with Elite about 2 years ago. I never expected them to stick with it and honestly thought they'd be bored before the six week trial was complete. They proved me wrong! The kids love how fun and entertaining the instructors are and I love how they focus on life skills and behavior at home and school. The community here is amazing and we consider it a second home and family. So much so that I joined the adult class a few months ago. I highly recommend Elite!

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          My two daughters started with Elite about 2 years ago. I never expected them to stick with it and honestly thought they'd be bored before the six week trial was complete. They proved me wrong! The kids love how fun and entertaining the instructors are and I love how they focus on life skills and behavior at home and school. The community here is amazing and we consider it a second home and family. So much so that I joined the adult class a few months ago. I highly recommend Elite!

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          I've learned a great deal from my training here. I work a high demanding job and studying Taekwondo has helped me to have a more balanced lifestyle as a result. I appreciate the professionalism of the instructors while they also make it fun to learn at the same time.

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          I've learned a great deal from my training here. I work a high demanding job and studying Taekwondo has helped me to have a more balanced lifestyle as a result. I appreciate the professionalism of the instructors while they also make it fun to learn at the same time.

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          Elite Martial Arts is an amazing, fun, safe, and family friendly martial arts school. I'd say a few of the things I like most about the school is that the instructors are very personable and they are willing to answer all questions. I've learned the value and purpose of each move as opposed to many schools that teach you to do a technique just because it's what has been taught. There's a real sense of knowledge and practicality in what is learned and there is quite a sense of family in the people who train at Elite Martial Arts. I recommend Elite to anyone who has an interest in Martial Arts, self defense, or just having a great time training with some great people.

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          Elite Martial Arts is an amazing, fun, safe, and family friendly martial arts school. I'd say a few of the things I like most about the school is that the instructors are very personable and they are willing to answer all questions. I've learned the value and purpose of each move as opposed to many schools that teach you to do a technique just because it's what has been taught. There's a real sense of knowledge and practicality in what is learned and there is quite a sense of family in the people who train at Elite Martial Arts. I recommend Elite to anyone who has an interest in Martial Arts, self defense, or just having a great time training with some great people.

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          Brooke S. My son Isaac loves to go to elite martial arts. He has grown so much. His self confidence has increased and continues to progress. The instructors are excellent with the kids. They instruct the students in a child friendly atmosphere. The lessons they learn each month, on different topics are to help the students be successful in everyday activities and interactions with others. A couple of these are honesty, discipline, and respect. We have had a great experience for us.

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          Brooke S. My son Isaac loves to go to elite martial arts. He has grown so much. His self confidence has increased and continues to progress. The instructors are excellent with the kids. They instruct the students in a child friendly atmosphere. The lessons they learn each month, on different topics are to help the students be successful in everyday activities and interactions with others. A couple of these are honesty, discipline, and respect. We have had a great experience for us.

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          We started my son with their 6 week trial and we have not looked back. The instructors are amazing. They make sure the kids are learning discipline and respect (just like a Black Belt would have), but they make it fun too. We highly recommend Elite for the youngest to the oldest who are interested in learning Martial Arts.

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          We started my son with their 6 week trial and we have not looked back. The instructors are amazing. They make sure the kids are learning discipline and respect (just like a Black Belt would have), but they make it fun too. We highly recommend Elite for the youngest to the oldest who are interested in learning Martial Arts.

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          My son started classes\Lessons at Elite couple of years back (3 years).I have seen a lottttttttt of improvement in my son in various skills like discipline,responsibility, punctuality etc.Those skills are only a few to name.He has grown in all aspects of his life in a better way.He looks forward to go to classes and never would like to miss a class even if he is sick.He enjoys every minute he is in class .I am extremely pleased with the school.I am glad and thankful to one of my friend who recommended this school to us.There is no limit or enough good things I can say about the school.
          Both Mr and Mrs Bedford are very nice. They welcome and treat everybody that walks in like a family

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          My son started classes\Lessons at Elite couple of years back (3 years).I have seen a lottttttttt of improvement in my son in various skills like discipline,responsibility, punctuality etc.Those skills are only a few to name.He has grown in all aspects of his life in a better way.He looks forward to go to classes and never would like to miss a class even if he is sick.He enjoys every minute he is in class .I am extremely pleased with the school.I am glad and thankful to one of my friend who recommended this school to us.There is no limit or enough good things I can say about the school.
          Both Mr and Mrs Bedford are very nice. They welcome and treat everybody that walks in like a family

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          What a great school! Top-notch, professional instructors and staff, clean, comfortable facility, welcoming family atmosphere. This place has it all!

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          What a great school! Top-notch, professional instructors and staff, clean, comfortable facility, welcoming family atmosphere. This place has it all!

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          You're never too old to learn something new...and LOVE IT!! 50 is truly fabulous if you are training with Elite Martial Arts! I'm having FUN, meeting amazing people and being taught by the BEST INSTRUCTORS ANYWHERE!!

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          You're never too old to learn something new...and LOVE IT!! 50 is truly fabulous if you are training with Elite Martial Arts! I'm having FUN, meeting amazing people and being taught by the BEST INSTRUCTORS ANYWHERE!!

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          We tried out several different schools and found this school to be a perfect fit! The instructors don't just teach the kids self defense, but also teach life lessons that make sense for their age. Mr and Mrs Bedford make you feel like family and we love it there!

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          We tried out several different schools and found this school to be a perfect fit! The instructors don't just teach the kids self defense, but also teach life lessons that make sense for their age. Mr and Mrs Bedford make you feel like family and we love it there!

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          The staff is very kind and professional. Very family oriented that would allow the entire family to train together. I like the discipline that it teaches and the lessons of each class. It is nice that they tie in daily activities to TKD.

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          The staff is very kind and professional. Very family oriented that would allow the entire family to train together. I like the discipline that it teaches and the lessons of each class. It is nice that they tie in daily activities to TKD.

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          We joined Elite as my son was showing an interest in martial arts. What we found was an amazing new family! We also found something that my extremely ADHD child can actually focus on. As we have continued we watch our son grow, learn, become more focused, and have a more positive attitude. These improvements are just barely scratching the surface of all the positive changes we see in our son. As a parent, it is so enjoyable to attend class and watch Mr. Bedford interact with all of the students. You can truly tell that he LOVES his job!!!

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          We joined Elite as my son was showing an interest in martial arts. What we found was an amazing new family! We also found something that my extremely ADHD child can actually focus on. As we have continued we watch our son grow, learn, become more focused, and have a more positive attitude. These improvements are just barely scratching the surface of all the positive changes we see in our son. As a parent, it is so enjoyable to attend class and watch Mr. Bedford interact with all of the students. You can truly tell that he LOVES his job!!!

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          We Love Elite Martial Arts! Our family has been apart of Elite for the last 5 years. Our son has learned and grown so much with self confidence and respect. He really looks forward to attending his weekly classes along with some special events they offer. His favorite being the nerf war. Not only do they teach martial arts in a fun and safe atmosphere they develop strong leaders for the future.

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          We Love Elite Martial Arts! Our family has been apart of Elite for the last 5 years. Our son has learned and grown so much with self confidence and respect. He really looks forward to attending his weekly classes along with some special events they offer. His favorite being the nerf war. Not only do they teach martial arts in a fun and safe atmosphere they develop strong leaders for the future.

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          Our son began taking lessons at Elite Martial Arts in July. I have been impressed by how they not only train the students in martial arts, but also take time to impress and teach lessons in character. We have seen our son improve in his athletic and physical skills, focus, and more importantly, grow in his personal character. The instructors do a great job working with the children by mixing fun with disciplined training. My only regret is that my older kids have not had the opportunity to train here!

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          Our son began taking lessons at Elite Martial Arts in July. I have been impressed by how they not only train the students in martial arts, but also take time to impress and teach lessons in character. We have seen our son improve in his athletic and physical skills, focus, and more importantly, grow in his personal character. The instructors do a great job working with the children by mixing fun with disciplined training. My only regret is that my older kids have not had the opportunity to train here!

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          My daughter has attended Elite Martial Arts for about 1 year and a half. Honestly, We have never tried another school, so we dont have a point of comparison, but I wouldnt dare try another school. Over this past year, the school continues to grow by leaps and bounds (which in and of itself is a good sign), so overcrowding and the distance from my home are the only negatives I have experienced.
          I had initially enrolled my daughter to learn self-defense, but I keep her there for the character development, above all else. Every half-hour lesson includes instruction on forms, exercise, self-defense, and also character development. Every cycle (few months), the entire school focuses on a different character trait (honesty, self-esteem, respect, etc.) which Mr. Bedford (the owner & chief instructor) addresses at the childrens level. Everyone in the school consistently teaches, rewards, and expects students to be of the utmost character and act like a black belt, which as a parent I value even more than the physical training.
          The school is also consistent in meeting with parents at least twice a year to discuss the students progress and parents satisfaction with the school and training students are getting and have always appeared receptive to my comments. Furthermore, my one-on-one conversations with Mr. Bedford give me confidence that he is not only trained in the martial arts (he is a 5th degree black belt), but is also a well trained educator that approaches each lesson and unit with similar planning and differentiation to those that I use in the GenEd classroom.
          Not only do I trust the training my daughter, age 7, is currently receiving, but am further encouraged by where she is going. It is clear that Elite Martial Arts is developing leaders through its leadership classes and legacy team, that not only receive extra training but also have the opportunity to develop their own teaching skills by assisting students in lower-level classes. This not only surrounds younger students with role models but also furthers the positive sense of community cultivated in the school by different award ceremonies and other events throughout the year.

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          My daughter has attended Elite Martial Arts for about 1 year and a half. Honestly, We have never tried another school, so we dont have a point of comparison, but I wouldnt dare try another school. Over this past year, the school continues to grow by leaps and bounds (which in and of itself is a good sign), so overcrowding and the distance from my home are the only negatives I have experienced.
          I had initially enrolled my daughter to learn self-defense, but I keep her there for the character development, above all else. Every half-hour lesson includes instruction on forms, exercise, self-defense, and also character development. Every cycle (few months), the entire school focuses on a different character trait (honesty, self-esteem, respect, etc.) which Mr. Bedford (the owner & chief instructor) addresses at the childrens level. Everyone in the school consistently teaches, rewards, and expects students to be of the utmost character and act like a black belt, which as a parent I value even more than the physical training.
          The school is also consistent in meeting with parents at least twice a year to discuss the students progress and parents satisfaction with the school and training students are getting and have always appeared receptive to my comments. Furthermore, my one-on-one conversations with Mr. Bedford give me confidence that he is not only trained in the martial arts (he is a 5th degree black belt), but is also a well trained educator that approaches each lesson and unit with similar planning and differentiation to those that I use in the GenEd classroom.
          Not only do I trust the training my daughter, age 7, is currently receiving, but am further encouraged by where she is going. It is clear that Elite Martial Arts is developing leaders through its leadership classes and legacy team, that not only receive extra training but also have the opportunity to develop their own teaching skills by assisting students in lower-level classes. This not only surrounds younger students with role models but also furthers the positive sense of community cultivated in the school by different award ceremonies and other events throughout the year.

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          My children and I love the Elite Martial Arts school in Olathe. The instructors are all great with the kids, and they have learned so much about respect and personal responsibility. The Bedford's make it a point to get to know the parents and students, and make everyone feel welcome. Elite has been such a vital part of my kids life, the self esteem and growth they have exhibited has been amazing.

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          My children and I love the Elite Martial Arts school in Olathe. The instructors are all great with the kids, and they have learned so much about respect and personal responsibility. The Bedford's make it a point to get to know the parents and students, and make everyone feel welcome. Elite has been such a vital part of my kids life, the self esteem and growth they have exhibited has been amazing.

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          My 7yo son has been attending Elite Martial Arts in Olathe for just over a year. He began in the Tiger Class, has since earned his Orange Decided belt, and just recently joined Black Belt Club. We have had nothing but positive experiences since day one. The instructors and staff are absolutely outstanding. The owner, Mr. Bedford, is a phenomenal instructor and mentor to the students. He teaches in a way that makes every kid feel confident, and capable of succeeding. The forms required to learn for belt testing are challenging yet attainable. With each testing cycle, the instructors focus on teaching a valuable life lesson, such as honesty, responsibility, etc. My son recently experienced bullying at school and employed some of the lessons he'd learned to resolve the situation. I've seen a huge improvement in his attitude, respect, maturity, and responsibility in this past year. Attending Elite Martial Arts has been one of the best choices we have made for our son.

          5
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          My 7yo son has been attending Elite Martial Arts in Olathe for just over a year. He began in the Tiger Class, has since earned his Orange Decided belt, and just recently joined Black Belt Club. We have had nothing but positive experiences since day one. The instructors and staff are absolutely outstanding. The owner, Mr. Bedford, is a phenomenal instructor and mentor to the students. He teaches in a way that makes every kid feel confident, and capable of succeeding. The forms required to learn for belt testing are challenging yet attainable. With each testing cycle, the instructors focus on teaching a valuable life lesson, such as honesty, responsibility, etc. My son recently experienced bullying at school and employed some of the lessons he'd learned to resolve the situation. I've seen a huge improvement in his attitude, respect, maturity, and responsibility in this past year. Attending Elite Martial Arts has been one of the best choices we have made for our son.

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          - November 18, 2016
          This place rocks and the staff is awesome, I have 5 kids and my wife that participate in classes at Elite and the kids have learned so much respect from the instructor, they treat all the kids well

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          - November 18, 2016
          This place rocks and the staff is awesome, I have 5 kids and my wife that participate in classes at Elite and the kids have learned so much respect from the instructor, they treat all the kids well

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          Our family are members of Elite Martial Arts in Olathe and we are extremely pleased with our experience and highly recommend it. Our teenage son takes instruction from the Bedfords there and we have been so happy with his training that we are going to start our younger two children and my husband as well. Its a great value for the money, and has no hidden costs or fees that are unexpected. The class sizes are really good and the times classes are offered are at convenient times almost every day of the week so it makes it easy to attend regularly. Most importantly to us, beyond exercise and physical skills, the training focuses on character building, discipline and good decision making as well. If you are looking for a great family orientated training location this is it!

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          Our family are members of Elite Martial Arts in Olathe and we are extremely pleased with our experience and highly recommend it. Our teenage son takes instruction from the Bedfords there and we have been so happy with his training that we are going to start our younger two children and my husband as well. Its a great value for the money, and has no hidden costs or fees that are unexpected. The class sizes are really good and the times classes are offered are at convenient times almost every day of the week so it makes it easy to attend regularly. Most importantly to us, beyond exercise and physical skills, the training focuses on character building, discipline and good decision making as well. If you are looking for a great family orientated training location this is it!

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          We have 5 out of our 6 children that attend and love Elite!! Now I have joined them and absolutely love it as well!! Elite is so much more than a martial arts school, it's a family. The culture the Bedfords have created is one of fun, respect and hard work. The school focuses on all aspects of a black belt attitude...it's not just about the physical skills but the character traits as well!! They meet you where you are and help you reach your full potential! Highly recommend it!!

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          We have 5 out of our 6 children that attend and love Elite!! Now I have joined them and absolutely love it as well!! Elite is so much more than a martial arts school, it's a family. The culture the Bedfords have created is one of fun, respect and hard work. The school focuses on all aspects of a black belt attitude...it's not just about the physical skills but the character traits as well!! They meet you where you are and help you reach your full potential! Highly recommend it!!

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          Elite Martial Arts is a great place for kids to learn Taekwondo. Instructors are organized and make it a fun activity for kids. The adult classes are fun as well.

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          Elite Martial Arts is a great place for kids to learn Taekwondo. Instructors are organized and make it a fun activity for kids. The adult classes are fun as well.

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          My wife and i are so very thankful with Elite Martial Arts for the dedication the got on teaching our daughters , they have improved so much on their confidence, their discipline, been more organized not only at home but also at school. We really love how The Bedford,s and their staff are so dedicated on teaching their students, they treat them with respect and encouragement to improve their skills, we feel blessed that we found Elite Martial Arts. it has changed our life's completely in a very awesome and exciting way . We thank you very much, Mr. and Mrs. Bedford and staff.

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          My wife and i are so very thankful with Elite Martial Arts for the dedication the got on teaching our daughters , they have improved so much on their confidence, their discipline, been more organized not only at home but also at school. We really love how The Bedford,s and their staff are so dedicated on teaching their students, they treat them with respect and encouragement to improve their skills, we feel blessed that we found Elite Martial Arts. it has changed our life's completely in a very awesome and exciting way . We thank you very much, Mr. and Mrs. Bedford and staff.

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          Nearly 2 years ago, our oldest son was gifted a free trial at Elite Martial Arts. At the time, he was struggling a great deal with his focus, discipline, self-control, and self-confidence. Elite has helped him to make tremendous gains in all of those areas! In addition, he has found a sport that he is passionate about, and he has made a number of wonderful friendswith whom he loves training.Taekwondois now a family affair for us. My husband, our younger son, and I are alsotraining at Elite. We really enjoy the opportunity to participate in family classes together, and our sons love being able topractice with their mom and dad at home. We also value the life lessons thatare taught at Elite.Instruction focuses on self-defense and bullying prevention, of course, but italso reinforces personal traits, such as honesty, integrity, self-esteem, anddiscipline,that areequally--if not more--important. To top it all off, it's a good workout!!!

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          Nearly 2 years ago, our oldest son was gifted a free trial at Elite Martial Arts. At the time, he was struggling a great deal with his focus, discipline, self-control, and self-confidence. Elite has helped him to make tremendous gains in all of those areas! In addition, he has found a sport that he is passionate about, and he has made a number of wonderful friendswith whom he loves training.Taekwondois now a family affair for us. My husband, our younger son, and I are alsotraining at Elite. We really enjoy the opportunity to participate in family classes together, and our sons love being able topractice with their mom and dad at home. We also value the life lessons thatare taught at Elite.Instruction focuses on self-defense and bullying prevention, of course, but italso reinforces personal traits, such as honesty, integrity, self-esteem, anddiscipline,that areequally--if not more--important. To top it all off, it's a good workout!!!

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          When you walk in the door at Elite Martial Arts you walk into a world where kids learn to respect others, learn to respect themselves, they are encouraged to always to their best, they learn to be gracious winners and how to accept defeat. They learn what it means to work hard and see the payoffs. They learn all of these things and so much more. Our daughter is 7 and has been training at Elite for just over 2 years now. We're thankful that we found Elite so early in her life. She learning skills that she will use the rest of her life.

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          When you walk in the door at Elite Martial Arts you walk into a world where kids learn to respect others, learn to respect themselves, they are encouraged to always to their best, they learn to be gracious winners and how to accept defeat. They learn what it means to work hard and see the payoffs. They learn all of these things and so much more. Our daughter is 7 and has been training at Elite for just over 2 years now. We're thankful that we found Elite so early in her life. She learning skills that she will use the rest of her life.

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          Being at Elite Martial Arts has done wonders for my family! There is no other place that we have been that provides such a positive, friendly attitude towards everyone that is there. My son has been doing martial arts for over 11 years and I have been training for almost 6. Not only is Elite beneficial for us physically, but it challenges us mentally as well. The instructors there are also very caring and patient, and willing to help anyone who needs it. I would highly recommend anyone to try out Elite Martial Arts, no matter what age you are!

          5
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          Being at Elite Martial Arts has done wonders for my family! There is no other place that we have been that provides such a positive, friendly attitude towards everyone that is there. My son has been doing martial arts for over 11 years and I have been training for almost 6. Not only is Elite beneficial for us physically, but it challenges us mentally as well. The instructors there are also very caring and patient, and willing to help anyone who needs it. I would highly recommend anyone to try out Elite Martial Arts, no matter what age you are!

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          When it comes to martial arts in Olathe, there are a lot of options. I am so glad a friend recommended Elite for my son. His focus, confidence and self-esteem have improved immeasurably in the gym and out. The caring and dedicated staff helps each child find his/her potential. I'm proud of the man he is becoming and grateful for the positive real-life role models he's found at Elite.

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          When it comes to martial arts in Olathe, there are a lot of options. I am so glad a friend recommended Elite for my son. His focus, confidence and self-esteem have improved immeasurably in the gym and out. The caring and dedicated staff helps each child find his/her potential. I'm proud of the man he is becoming and grateful for the positive real-life role models he's found at Elite.

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          My son was really struggling with finding something where the reinforcement was always so positive that he wanted to participate every time and never got discouraged. He has been able to take lessons from class and apply them to other activities and school. The instructor even takes time in class to address the parents and let them know what they can expect in their child's development and how we can help them progress.

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          My son was really struggling with finding something where the reinforcement was always so positive that he wanted to participate every time and never got discouraged. He has been able to take lessons from class and apply them to other activities and school. The instructor even takes time in class to address the parents and let them know what they can expect in their child's development and how we can help them progress.

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          I can't imagine a better environment for kids and adults to learn martial arts. But there is so much more to Elite Martial Arts. The Bedfords are an amazing couple who are building a great Taekwondo school built on all of the highest principles of ATA Taekwondo. They have a well trained staff and all are caring and encouraging, when you are doing well, or when you need some pointers to improve your skills. Children learn respect for the instructors and each other in a structured environment where it is safe to make mistakes and learn from them. I am an older adult student, ex-teacher, who greatly admires the way Elite is helping the children to become confident, respectful, and caring individuals. And I appreciate the respect they have for the adult students and how encouraging they are when it doesn't come easily.

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          I can't imagine a better environment for kids and adults to learn martial arts. But there is so much more to Elite Martial Arts. The Bedfords are an amazing couple who are building a great Taekwondo school built on all of the highest principles of ATA Taekwondo. They have a well trained staff and all are caring and encouraging, when you are doing well, or when you need some pointers to improve your skills. Children learn respect for the instructors and each other in a structured environment where it is safe to make mistakes and learn from them. I am an older adult student, ex-teacher, who greatly admires the way Elite is helping the children to become confident, respectful, and caring individuals. And I appreciate the respect they have for the adult students and how encouraging they are when it doesn't come easily.

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          My son has shown improvement since enrolling with Elite. We are all very pleased. He really enjoys the classes. My husband and I have also joined and we are enjoying the classes. We are getting into shape, gaining self confidence, and making new friends.

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          My son has shown improvement since enrolling with Elite. We are all very pleased. He really enjoys the classes. My husband and I have also joined and we are enjoying the classes. We are getting into shape, gaining self confidence, and making new friends.

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          ATA Elite Martial Arts in Olathe, Kansas has become "the glue" that keeps our family working together. This is a FINE Martial Arts school. Mr. Bedford is an effective instructor, encourages challenges for healthy body and mind. He is experienced with different styles of Martial Arts. We appreciate Mr. Bedford promoting awareness in situations that extend to real life.
          We appreciate the atmosphere of the school, it is strong and welcoming. We enjoy the option of a year-round discipline where all participants perform and are always accountable.
          I am the mom in our family and I work full-time. I personally questioned my skill level = low! AND my time availability before joining the school. So, I joined three years ago and we are quite pleased enjoying a physical and mental activity for our entire family. If you are a busy parent just like all parents are... I promise it is possible, you should give it a chance!!

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          ATA Elite Martial Arts in Olathe, Kansas has become "the glue" that keeps our family working together. This is a FINE Martial Arts school. Mr. Bedford is an effective instructor, encourages challenges for healthy body and mind. He is experienced with different styles of Martial Arts. We appreciate Mr. Bedford promoting awareness in situations that extend to real life.
          We appreciate the atmosphere of the school, it is strong and welcoming. We enjoy the option of a year-round discipline where all participants perform and are always accountable.
          I am the mom in our family and I work full-time. I personally questioned my skill level = low! AND my time availability before joining the school. So, I joined three years ago and we are quite pleased enjoying a physical and mental activity for our entire family. If you are a busy parent just like all parents are... I promise it is possible, you should give it a chance!!

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          We were lucky enough to be gifted a 3 month trial membership from a family member at Christmas time. My 13 year old son Lukas, had always had an interest in Martial Arts, but is very shy and was a little nervous about joining a big group, so this was the perfect opportunity. We began attending the classes at Elite and he has loved it from the beginning. Mr. & Mrs. Bedford are awesome!! They are professional and helpful and so kind. Our hope when we started would be to help Lukas overcome some of the shyness. We saw an almost immediate change. After class, he is so talkative, and animated. This is in part due to the gentle, kind way Mr. Bedford helps to build the confidence and esteem of these children. We don't live close to Elite, but wouldn't even consider going anywhere else.

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          We were lucky enough to be gifted a 3 month trial membership from a family member at Christmas time. My 13 year old son Lukas, had always had an interest in Martial Arts, but is very shy and was a little nervous about joining a big group, so this was the perfect opportunity. We began attending the classes at Elite and he has loved it from the beginning. Mr. & Mrs. Bedford are awesome!! They are professional and helpful and so kind. Our hope when we started would be to help Lukas overcome some of the shyness. We saw an almost immediate change. After class, he is so talkative, and animated. This is in part due to the gentle, kind way Mr. Bedford helps to build the confidence and esteem of these children. We don't live close to Elite, but wouldn't even consider going anywhere else.

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