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How Can Martial Arts Help Prevent Bullying?

How Can Martial Arts Help Prevent Bullying?

Our kids face several challenges today. While bullying was one of the common threats kids used to only face at school, now the availability of social media and other tech gadgets has made way for cyberbullying. Therefore the bullying continues at home now too…that’s why every October we raise awareness for Bully Prevention Month. It’s…
Finding Community at Total Impact Martial Arts

Finding Community at Total Impact Martial Arts

Martial arts isn’t just a defense technique, it’s a lifestyle. It’s the beginning of belonging to a community that stays with you for life. Along with the social benefits, belonging to a fitness community can help you grow as a person and excel in every aspect of your life. When you join a martial arts…
How to Prevent Injuries During Martial Arts Training

How to Prevent Injuries During Martial Arts Training

Martial arts training is an exciting, physically engaging activity that benefits people of all ages and abilities. Karate, MMA, and kickboxing are incredible workouts that can help you or your kids develop discipline, focus, strength, and self-confidence. Summer is right around the corner and most of us are either looking for ways to stay fit,…
Karate Helps Preschoolers Develop Fine Motor Skills - Total Impact

Karate Helps Preschoolers Develop Fine Motor Skills

Karate is a popular martial art (especially for children), associated with strength, discipline, and focus. However, there’s a lot more to karate than simply learning exciting moves! Did you know that this centuries-old practice can also help preschoolers develop their fine motor skills? Not only is karate beneficial for self-defense, staying active, and learning respect,…
Fighting off the Winter Blues with Martial Arts - Total Impact

Fighting Off the Winter Blues with Martial Arts

Most people only view martial arts as a workout that helps you stay in shape and learn useful self-defense skills. While that may be true, this type of training offers so much more! Martial arts training provides many natural mental health benefits that are often overlooked. Kickboxing can help improve your mood, fight off the…
Using Martial Arts for Bullying Prevention - Total Impact Martial Arts

Using Martial Arts for Bullying Prevention

Did you know that 1 in 5 students reported being bullied on school grounds? And 70.6% of students report having witnessed a bullying incident? It’s very likely that your child is either bullied in some way, or has been a bystander to bullying. Do your kids know the best strategies for bullying prevention? As parents,…
8 Reasons Martial Arts is Better than Traditional Team Sports - Total Impact Martial Arts

8 Reasons Martial Arts is Better than Traditional Team Sports

For kids and teens, conventional team sports are a great way to stay active, but there are some downsides to them. Most team sports have a lengthy off-season. That gives way for plenty of time for deconditioning , forgetting new skills, and sliding back into bad habits like too much screen time. Whether it’s basketball,…
Martial Arts Weapons Training for Kids in Buffalo Grove! - Total Impact Martial Arts

Martial Arts Weapons Training for Kids in Buffalo Grove!

Have you been searching for a fun after-school activity for your kids? Or maybe your child is already a student at Total Impact and they’ve shown interest in learning advanced weapon skills, such as board breaking, nunchakus, or using a Bo Staff? Good news! Our NEW (and very exciting) martial arts weapons training classes for children have started…
Total Impact’s NEW Specialty Classes - Total Impact Martial Arts

Total Impact’s NEW Specialty Classes are Here!

Have you been searching for a fun, healthy summer activity for your kids? Or maybe your child is already a student at Total Impact and they’ve shown interest in learning advanced skills, such as board breaking or using a Bo Staff? Does your teenager love classic martial arts movies and wish they could copy Bruce…
What Makes Good Karate School - Total Impact Martial Arts

What Makes a Good Karate School?

Are you searching for a martial arts dojo for your child to learn karate? Most parents wonder: What makes a good karate school? You probably have a lot of questions and don’t know where to start. Look no further than Total Impact Martial Arts! In this blog, we’ll share a breakdown of what to look…