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Student Of The Month-January

We would like to introduce our student of the month for January 2018!  Click on our link to find out who it is!

Student of the Month

Student of the month is an honor we use to recognize active students who represent the ideas and values we instill at ATA Leadership Martial Arts & Krav Maga.

Max Furtado is an active ATA Tiger! He is a five year old going on 6 in September. You can see him in regular attendance in the Tigers class.  He is accomplished in sparring and you can tell he certainly likes his jump kicks!

Student of the Month, Max! Click on the image to enlarge

Things You Should Know About Max


  • Game-  Clue Jr.
  • Food- Pepperoni Pizza
  • Color- Green

Super Hero: The Flash (We have noticed that Max is just about as quick as The Flash!)

Best Martial Art Move: Crane Kick / Any Jump Kick!

Master Kimberly Brown, his main instructor, is always impressed with Max’s  jump side kick.  When you see Max in class this week congratulate him on his discipline and good example in class.

To learn the benefits of Martial Arts training for your child check out our article Why Children Should Learn Martial Arts

About Our Instructors

Michael Brown and his wife Kimberly are seventh degree black belts in Taekwondo. They have been serving their community in self defense training for over 27 years. This couple enjoys working with Military, law enforcement and civilians.  Michael is a certified instructor under both Krav Maga Worldwide and Warrior Krav Maga. He is also a former Captain in the United States Marine Corps. Michael and his wife Kimberly enjoy teaching along their son Michael II an accomplished martial artist in his own right. The Brown’s have a goal to come alongside families and help children grow into responsible adults who can walk with confidence. Teaching adults skills that will enable them to be the ‘First Responder’ for their families.

Leadership Martial Arts & Krav Maga serves the communities of: Fayetteville, Hope Mills, Spring Lake and Linden NC

Check out our Facebook pages at Leadership Krav Maga and ATA Leadership Martial Arts