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Why Belt Testing is an Important Part of Martial Arts

Why Belt Testing is an Important Part of Martial Arts

At Total Impact Martial Arts, our classes are designed to encourage self-improvement in our students both inside and outside of the dojo. We want to empower them to be their BEST selves at home, at school, and out in the world. We understand the importance of goal setting and achievement, especially for kids and teens.…
Make 2023 Your Year of Self Improvement! Total Impact Martial Arts

Make 2023 Your Year of Self-Improvement!

It’s never too early (or too late) to start thinking about your New Year’s resolutions. Even if January is already over, it’s never the right or wrong time to set new goals for yourself. At Total Impact, we value continuously working on ourselves to be the best we can – from the inside out! We…
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…
Keeping a Healthy Routine During the Holidays - Total IMpact

Keeping a Healthy Routine During the Holidays

The holiday season is a great opportunity to refresh, recharge, and practice some good self care. We get to spend quality time with loved ones, enjoy vacation time off of work, and eat delicious food! As our schedules fill up with social events and large meals shared with family and friends, it can be hard…
Getting Back in Shape with Adult Kickboxing - Total Impact Martial Arts

Get Back in Shape with Adult Kickboxing Classes

Between children being out of school for summer break and so many fun events on the calendar while the weather is warm, it’s easy to fall off track with our health and fitness goals. Taking your kids on vacation or weekend trips with friends can interfere with your regular fitness regimen, not to mention your…
Feeling Bloated and Blue? We Have the Fitness Challenge for You! Total Impact Martial Arts

Feeling Bloated and Blue? We Have the Fitness Challenge for You!

It seems like 2021 just started, but we’re already a month in! The beginning of a new year is a great time to reflect on the past year and set goals for the coming one. 2020 was a year unlike any other between the global pandemic and political strife in our country. COVID-19 took center…
Total Impact Martial Arts Proudly Expands with a New Location! - Total Impact

Total Impact’s Plan for Reopening our Physical Dojo

As you know, Illinois is now in Phase 3. This means Total Impact is only allowed to conduct 1-on-1 private training, or outside classes of 10 students or less. These are the new COVID-19 guidelines until we move into Phase 4 (unless something changes). Just like everyone else, we are taking this situation one week at a time…
A Healthy Heart is a Happy Heart! - Total Impact Martial Arts

A Healthy Heart is a Happy Heart!

An average of 600,000 people die of heart disease every year in the United States alone, and is the leading cause of death for both men and women. Heart health is a serious topic not to be taken lightly. February is American Heart Month, serving as a reminder of the importance of maintaining a healthy…
Kick Your Way Into 2020 with NEW Fitness Goals - Total Impact Martial Arts

Kick Your Way Into 2020 with NEW Fitness Goals

In the excitement of moving into a new year and making positive changes in 2020, Total Impact wants to share some healthy habits and goals that will help you make the next decade amazing! Our mission is for our community to feel strong, healthy and have an impact on our wellness in the long run……