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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…
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…
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…