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 Black Belt. Shihan Brian is also a certified Krav Maga instructor. After managing Buffalo Grove Martial Arts for 10 years, earning 26 years of teaching experience, coaching kickboxing AND 33 years of practicing martial arts, Brian’s passion created Total Impact Martial Arts along with his business partner Jeff Nelson. Total Impact is an innovative, exciting, family oriented Martial Arts and Fitness Center offering classes for adults and children.

In just two years, Total Impact Martial Arts has outgrown its original location! We have moved just around the corner to a more spacious training dojo – our team is pumped and excited to invite the community to our BIG Grand Opening Party

When: Saturday, August 10th at 11am-2:30p

Where: NEW Location  1426 E. Hintz Rd, Arlington Heights, IL 60004

Come check out our larger, beautiful NEW training space! Sparkling clean equipment! Lots of parking! More seating for the family!

Our Team is Growing! Please Give a Big Total Impact Bow Welcoming Sensei Kyle!

Sensei Kyle Huffman began training in traditional Okinawan Karate at the age of 4. Kyle moved with his family to Fort Collins, Colorado where he studied Chung Do Kwan for 8 years. He was taught and trained at Z’s Martial Arts Academy under Shihan Rob Zbilski for many years. Kyle is a 3rd Degree Black Belt. Shihan Brian has known Sensei Kyle for many years and they have trained together. Kyle is very excited to join the Total Impact Team!

Total Impact Martial Arts - Instructors - Sensei Kyle Huffman

The Total Impact System

The Total Impact System blends multiple styles together to create a well rounded system which utilizes techniques of American, Chinese, Israeli, Japanese, and Korean origins, including: Bu Kyoku Ryu karate, Kickboxing/Boxing, Krav Maga, Kung Fu, Taekwondo, Muay Thai, and Judo & Jiu-Jitsu. It is about growing and continuing the evolution of martial arts by combining the best techniques from the various styles into one program. Total Impact Martial Arts & Fitness offers exciting and innovative programs that will help you reach all of your health, fitness and martial art goals!



Total Impact Martial Arts offers HIGH ENERGY, engaging martial arts programs to help students of all ages reach their unique health, fitness, and martial arts goals!