4210 N. Arlington Heights Rd. , Arlington Heights, IL 60004
(847) 797-0100

FAQ

Kids Martial Arts

Sometimes. But the truth is, injuries are very, very rare here. We have a lot of measures in place to keep your child perfectly safe. In fact, safety is our #1 concern.
Absolutely. Martial Arts teaches kids to be coordinated, flexible and strong. Kids who don't naturally have these qualities develop them. Kids who do have these qualities grow them even more.
Yes! After all, these are children we're dealing with here. And kids love their fun. We do a variety of games and activities that have kids howling with laughter, and constantly smiling. We work hard here - but we play just as hard.
Yes! A lot of kids perform their martial arts moves in talent shows and other things. Their friends are always blown away. The positive feedback children receive helps build their self-esteem and confidence. Kids feel good knowing they can do something that's "cool and special."
We have classes for kids as young as 3, and as old as teenagers. Martial Arts is the kind of thing that grows with you. So as kids get older, they learn new techniques, perfect old ones, and advance. When they're younger, it's more about fun and games, with learning thrown in too.
Yes! We have a good mix of both girls and boys in our kids martial arts classes! Some people think that the boys are much “stronger and tougher,” but in reality this is not true. In fact, often girls are the stronger ones!
No way! Martial Arts is about peace, harmony and diplomacy. It teaches children how to AVOID fights - not pick them.

Adult Martial Arts

Every form of physical exercise, from running to walking to martial arts, comes with a risk for injury. However, our program is run by trained experts who place a tremendous focus on injury prevention.

Because martial arts makes you more balanced, limber & flexible - it generally leads to LESS injury in people's lives. Not the other way around!

People come to us of all fitness levels. We get natural-born athletes, and we get people who have a harder time with athletic endeavors. However, everyone gets the same focus and attention.

If you're not in great shape, don't worry. Go at your own pace, and we'll do everything we can to help you learn each and every technique. Soon enough, your physical fitness will improve, and you'll be in better shape than ever!

People often mistake self-defense for violence. We teach self-defense here.

Self-defense means doing everything in your power to AVOID violence! It means being diplomatic and peaceful. In fact, people who have had problems with violence in the past often become peaceful and balanced through martial arts.

Kickboxing

We offer both for your convenience and learning style. While most of our members enjoy the group setting, you're welcome to speak to our instructors about private classes.
At peak times, there's between 15-30. Some times have more, some less. But we make sure to have enough instructors to match the class size. That way you always get the attention you need.
Yes, classes are full of people of all experience levels - including total beginners.
We've researched deeply into nutrition to give all of our members powerful guidance - without making them start impossible-to-stick-to diets or anything of the sort.
No! These classes are very, very different from Cardio Kickboxing. It's hard to describe how much different they are, but once you come in you'll see for yourself ;-)
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At U.S. Elite Martial Arts & Fitness Center we are a family-friendly school focused on traditional values.

Family. Community. Safety. It’s what we’re all about!

Our style is unique. Rooted in Taekwondo, enhanced by kickboxing, supported by Brazilian Jiu Jitsu techniques. You\'ll receive one of the most well-rounded training experiences available from certified instructors.

Whether you want to enhance your current martial arts abilities, simply tone up and get fit, or find a positive outlet for your children - we work with your goals to make life better!

Sounds pretty cool, right? But what is the training really like? Glad you asked...

Students receive their Black Belts in Taekwondo but they don\'t just focus on the epic kicks and circular motion of the highly effective Korean martial art.

Your study will be fused with powerful and ancient kickboxing techniques, insane elbow strikes, and the leverage and wrestling techniques of BJJ ensuring you can handle yourself against any opponent...no matter what their size is!

Adult & Children Come to Life in Our Classes!

We focus heavily on building confidence, building focus, self­ discipline and leadership skills that will will carry over into better academic performance in school and better overall performance in all activities.

Our goal at U.S. Elite Martial Arts & Fitness Center is to empower your life through martial arts. Whether we are building confidence through self defense, increasing a student’s concentration and focus, instilling discipline and respect to a troubled youth, or helping someone to live longer through physical fitness.

We fully SUPPORT you in your quest to be better and do more.

Beginners welcome! Our students come from all walks of life and start at different fitness levels. We love to work with beginners and elite athletes alike. No matter what your starting level is, you’ll get a great workout, gain lean muscle, and learn techniques to keep you and your family safe.

Controlled, fast-paced, and fun movements are led by expert instructors. They meet you where your starting level is. Below are some of the things to expect in our classes, this way you’re not as nervous on your first day!

In addition to all of those amazing benefits above, our students ALSO experience:

Safe, Clean, Professionally Trained. Our school is professional, clean and modern. We take pride in cleaning our facility daily (sometimes more than once!) and encourage our students to respect the facility in which they train.

This transfers over into students helping with chores at home, and our facility staying dirt & grime free. You can expect a pristine facility, which means less colds & sickness spread, and more fun fitness with professional grade equipment - always.

All instructors are certified and we strive to have one of the most non judgemental environments where beginners are welcome. We are truly like a family here, since 2003.

Check out our super-low web special going on right now. Our classes fill up fast because it’s such a great deal, reserve your spot today!

Get ready to experience the best prices, phenomenal staff, and have the most fun you’ve EVER had getting fit! Read below to get a feel for the leadership behind our amazing courses as well...see you soon.

Master Virgil Greer III is a 5th Degree Black Belt and a Master Instructor certified by the World Taekwondo Federation in Korea.

Master Greer has been training since the age of 10 yrs. old and is the Owner of U.S. Elite Martial Arts & Fitness Center in Arlington Heights Illinois. U.S Elite Martial Arts has been helping families in the Northwest suburban community since 2003.

Master Greer is the author of “The Bully Blueprint” a no nonsense guide to understanding and dealing with bullying. In addition, he is very active in the community and often gives free self defense and anti-bully seminars at public locations. This not only helps get the school name out, but it helps with community awareness about these important issues which Master Greer is passionate about.

Raising funds for various community projects to help those in need, coaching his competitive Taekwondo team (which has produced many state and national champions) and public speaking has been a driving force in motivating Master Greer.

He is also available for interviews and speaking engagements to discuss self-confidence and bully-proofing methods. The Anti Bully strategies are based on professional protocol that has been street-tested and used by law enforcement and public safety professionals for over 28 years.

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