DeVore Academy of Martial Arts in Decatur, Illinois, incorporates a combination of techniques and principles from a variety of Martial Arts styles including Kenpo-Jitsu Karate, Bando Ryu Karate, Western and Muay Thai Kickboxing, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Arnis, Kobudo, and Weapons all of which provide our students with a well-balanced, “street smart” self-defense system.
Many styles of martial arts tend to focus on just individual areas of self-defense. Combining the best of many styles into a blended system gives DeVore Academy students the advantage they need to protect themselves in virtually any situation.
Get in the best shape of your life, by working out with a purpose. Learn how to be in control of your mind, body and emotions with the intent, direction and skill to “take care of business”. Never be a victim, learn highly effective and powerful self-defense skills that will protect yourself, family and friends. All this in a fun, safe and friendly environment that will also improve your flexibility, endurance, and physical vigor!
Our program is a total fitness package combining strength, endurance and flexibility. We incorporate the latest exercise physiology, which assists in the development of all your muscular systems, building greater strength and definition. We give you excellent cardiovascular conditioning, expanding your heart and lung’s capacity while you burn off calories. The result is a tremendous increase in energy, giving you what you need to last all day long. Each class also includes a variety of stretching exercises that help you to avoid injuries and keep you feeling young and agile.
Consistency is Your Key to Success. Just about any workout will give you some kind of results, if you do it consistently. Some of us however, find that “doing it consistently”, even a ten minute workout, can seem like an eternity. At DeVore Academy, we provide a fun, safe and exciting environment that makes consistency a joy… and gets you into the best shape of your life!