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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,…
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…
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…
Bullying Prevention: Empower Your Kids with Martial Arts - Total Impact

Bullying Prevention: Empower Your Kids with Martial Arts

School is back in full force! Your kids are settling into their social circles for their new grade and well acquainted with their new after school routine. As a parent, your hope is that when you drop your kids off at school, they enter a healthy and productive learning environment – one where they can…
Set Your Kids Up for an A+ School Year with Total Impact's After-School Programs!

Total Impact’s A+ After-School Programs for Kids and Teens!

As we know, kids have an abundance of energy! With school starting back up, they need a healthy, safe way to release it. Sitting in a classroom all day can be hard for many children. Sometimes without a productive way to channel their youthful energy, they can become restless, frustrated, and anxious. Many children and…
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…
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……
Total Impact Martial Arts Proudly Expands with a New Location! - Total Impact

Total Impact Martial Arts Proudly Expands with a NEW Location!

Total Impact Martial Arts & Fitness School opened its doors in 2017 and made a home in the strip mall located off of Buffalo Grove Rd. and Hintz Rd. in Arlington Heights. Founder, Shihan Brian Baim is a master instructor through the American Bu Kyoku Ryu Karate Association and holds the rank of 5th degree…
Top 5 Benefits of Martial Arts for Mental Health - Total Impact

Top 5 Benefits of Martial Arts for Mental Health

“Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle you know nothing about.”- Socrates Mental Health America is just one of the great organizations along with celebrity mental health advocates and nationwide initiatives educating people on the importance of taking care of our mental & emotional wellness. Mental illness affects 1 in 5…