Welcome to North Metro Martial Arts, home to some #kickinkids and the Kicking For Kids Foundation, a non-profit dedicated to providing a fun, safe, and engaging outlet for children with special needs, those who are homeless, or families that are facing financial hardships. The foundation also supports several programs that offer opportunities for its students to develop life skills and pro-social behavior.
Listen as the Tasker family talks about how they’ve been able to serve the children of Smyrna while keeping them safe!
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North Metro Martial Arts and Kicking for Kids Organization’s Community Feature on Youtube! (Courtesy of Petersen Partners)
December 1st, North Metro Martial Arts Foundation Hosts Its 4th Annual Fundraiser
Join us for our 4th Annual Board Break-A-Thon! Our goal is to break over 1,500 boards and raise $35,000 that will help create opportunities for youth who are living in shelters, economically disadvantaged or have a special need to participate in martial arts. A percentage will also be given to our those schools who are Partners in Education. Anyone can participate, registration is $20.
April 28th, 2018 North Metro Martial Arts Welcomes its New Class of Black Belts
After years of training, five students from North Metro Martial Arts tested and earned their black belts on Saturday, April 28th, 2018. It was our largest black belt cohort to test! Instructors from our partnering school in Athens helped with the testing and Black Belt ceremony that followed.
Smyrna Mayor Max Bacon recognized Mr. Scott Tasker for the mentoring program at North Metro Martial Arts. School counselors nominated Mr. Tasker for his work with students from Nickajack Elementary. (https://issuu.com/allanlipsett/docs/sv1217 & https://twitter.com/NickajackES?lang=en )
November 4th, 2017 North Metro Martial Arts Foundation Hosts Its 3rd Annual Fundraiser
Every fall our students break 1,500 boards to raise $15,000 for our foundation and a partnering nonprofit who has a similar mission to our own, children. The annual Board Break-A-Thon helps our students translate the values of martial arts to becoming leaders within their community. This year we partnered with Lekotek, by purchasing educational toys that helped children with disabilities be able to better interact with their community.