About Total Impact Global

Total Impact Global Founder

Shihan Brian Baim, Head Instructor of Total Impact Martial Arts, is a Master instructor through the American Bu Kyoku Ryu Karate Association. He holds the rank of 5th degree Black Belt. Shihan Brian is a certified Alpha Krav Maga instructor and is also certified through the Martial Arts Teachers Association. He began his martial arts training at age 9, first studying Taekwondo, before transitioning into Shotokan karate and wrestling a few years later.

It was at Z’s Martial Arts Academy (formerly the premier kickboxing and karate school in Buffalo Grove and Wheeling) where he studied American Bu Kyoku Ryu Karate, a mixed martial art that combines Okinawan and Japanese Karate, Kickboxing, Boxing, Judo and Jiu-Jitsu. Here, Shihan Brian was mentored by Master Rob Zbilski and the late, great Master Jim Zbilski. Shihan Rob Zbilski (WAKO U.S.A president for Kickboxing) is a 7th Degree Blackbelt and is ranked Grand Master in Bu Kyoku Ryu.

Shihan Brian became one of the first to achieve the rank of black belt and is currently one of the highest ranked black belts under Shihan Rob Zbilski and Z’s Martial Arts! Shihan Brian managed Buffalo Grove Martial Arts and served as head instructor for 10 years.

With 26 years of teaching experience, coaching kickboxing and 34 years of practicing martial arts, Brian’s passion created Total Impact Martial Arts along with his business partner Jeff Nelson. Total Impact Martial Arts & Fitness was born! Total Impact is an innovative, exciting, family oriented Martial Arts and Fitness Center in Arlington Heights Illinois.
Total Impact Global Founder Shihan Briam Baim

Shihan Brian Baim

Head Instructor, 5th Degree Black Belt
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Total Impact Global Student Creed

I will IMPACT my mind by staying positive and motivated.

I will IMPACT my body by working hard and striving for excellence.

I will IMPACT my life by making healthy choices and uplifting myself and others.

I will IMPACT my family by treating them with respect and courtesy.

I will IMPACT my community by being an example of integrity and honesty.

I will have a TOTAL IMPACT on MIND, BODY, and SPIRIT.

Total Impact Global Belt Ranking System

Total Impact Global Martial Arts is a blended, well-rounded, system that utilizes techniques from several martial arts. All testing and advancement is at the instructor’s discretion and is not based upon time. Actual testing times will vary depending on attendance, student effort, and skill.
Children’s Martial Arts Belt Ranking
Children’s Martial Arts Belt Ranking
Adult Martial Arts Belt Ranking
Adult Martial Arts Belt Ranking
Belt Testing Fees & Feedback Evaluation Pricing
Total Impact Global Martial Arts offers a digital approach to belt-testing and ranking. In addition to our livestream classes and online class library, we also offer private instruction. Once a student is recommended for testing, they may schedule a private or semi-private testing session. All testing will include technique evaluation and feedback. Testing fees must be paid in advance.
White | $59 per test
Yellow, Orange | $65 per test
Green, Blue, Purple & Brown 3rd Kyu | $70 per test
Brown 2nd Kyu, Brown 1st Kyu | $75 per test
Recommended Blackbelt | $85 per test
Blackbelt | $125 per test

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