Empower Training Systems

Kickboxing training

Empower Martial Arts

  • Local Kajukenbo/Kajukenpo Classes
  • Distance Learning Programs
Karate class

Empower Fitstrike

  • Local Kickboxing/MMA Fitness Classes
  • Instructor Training/Certification
Self defense training

Empower Self Defense

  • Individual, Group and Corp. Training
  • Instructor Training/Certification

Welcome to Empower

Welcome to Empower! Our organization consists of two business units – Empower Training Systems, Inc. and Empower Martial Arts & Fitness.

Empower Training Systems, Inc.

Empower Training Systems is a national/international educational organization providing training, continuing education and specialty certification for two main programs:

  • Empower FitStrike, and
  • Empower Self Defense

Empower FitStrike is a Kickboxing/MMA Fitness Instructor training, continuing education and certification program.

Empower Self Defense is a program that provides two main services:

  • self defense instructor training/continuing education and certification program, and
  • self defense program design, development and facilitation (instruction) for individuals, private groups, organizations, corporations or any entity that desires this type of training.

Empower Martial Arts & Fitness

Empower Martial Arts & Fitness is our local facility which provides personal training, private instruction and group instruction in martial arts (Kajukenbo/Kajukenpo Karate), kickboxing fitness, general fitness and wellness, sports conditioning, self defense as well as Life Style Fitness Coaching for personal and/or professional growth and improvement.

Empower Martial Arts & Fitness customers and program participants include people from age 6 and up, all genders, all physical capabilities and abilities! Our facility is located about 40 miles west of Chicago at 1213 S. Bridge Street / Rt. 47 in Yorkville, Illinois.

For the Martial Arts and FitStrike Kickboxing class schedule, go to the Martial Arts page and look under “Current Student Info”.

Our Mission

Empower Martial Arts and Empower Training Systems (ETS) strives to create and provide a positive experience of personal and professional growth and improvement by empowering our students, clients, employees and associates to take and maintain control of the mental, emotional, environmental and physical aspects of their lives, through participation in our martial arts-based and fitness-based programs. Our goals include enhancement of the body, the mind and the soul, creating a condition of total wellness. Creating strong, healthy, confident people – one kick at a time!