Total Impact Martial Arts

Martial Arts for Adults Over 50: Tips for Training Safely!

Martial Arts for Adults Over 50: Tips for Training Safely!

The new year brings new challenges and exciting opportunities. Have you set any health resolutions or fitness goals for the year ahead? Is this the year you’ll commit to fitness, start moving more, and possibly even try something new? As we get older, we understand the thought of trying something new (especially when it comes…

Transform Your Life Inside & Out with Fitness Kickboxing & MMA

It’s that time of year again – when most of us resolve to focus on our health and fitness! Have you come up with new goals for 2024 yet? Are you feeling tired of the same old boring workout routine? If you’re feeling inspired to transform your life and get back into shape this New…
The Key to Becoming Unstoppable in the Face of Adversity

The Key to Becoming Unstoppable in the Face of Adversity

Life is unpredictable, and challenges can get any of us into a slump. As much as we would like to only experience life’s highs, lows are equally important in helping our growth and resilience. But dealing with challenges can be tough, especially if they come at you with full force. You need to be strong…
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…
Empowering Young Girls & Women with Self-Defense

Empowering Young Girls & Women with Self-Defense

Today, women have so much more freedom and rights than they did even a century ago (thankfully). While young girls and women are more empowered on that front, our wives, friends, mothers, and daughters unfortunately still face many challenges – specifically when it comes to personal safety. As parents, partners, and guardians, many of us…
Karate Classes Help Children Succeed in School and at Home!

Karate Classes Help Children Succeed in School and at Home!

The back-to-school season is upon us. Parents everywhere are on the hunt for the perfect after-school activity. One that will keep their children active, safe, learning and inspired throughout the school year. If you’re one of those local parents searching for an awesome after-school program in Buffalo Grove or Arlington Heights, the search is over!…
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…
Creating Personal Safety with Martial Arts

Creating Personal Safety with Martial Arts

Are you looking to improve your personal safety, or teach your teenager how to defend themself? At Total Impact, we offer an opportunity to do just that! Our martial arts classes not only teach you how to defend yourself, but our curriculum also emphasizes the importance of being “street smart”, watching out for crime, preventing…
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,…