The Martial Academy in New Holland has been training and sharing the benefits of martial arts with Illinois since 2005. Our training center provides the perfect backdrop for developing the skill and determination needed to succeed in martial arts. The Martial Academy is staffed by professional, experienced instructors, who have dedicated their lives to sharing the power of martial arts with the community. We offer many classes to accommodate your busy schedule. Regardless of your age or level of experience, we have a program that is tailored just for you.
The Martial Academy was founded in 2005 by Eldon Reade. Sensei Reade is a Jujitsu black belt with over 20 years of competitive and training experience. His passion for improving physical fitness, mental discipline, and spiritual strength is apparent in every class he teaches. Sensei Reade has been a positive influence in the lives of many. His ability to reach children and adults alike makes for a perfect learning environment for students at any skill level.
Sensei Reade has been involved with martial arts his entire life. As a child, he was taught the fundamentals of karate through various schools. In his late teens, Sensei Reade earned his first Black belt in Jujitsu. It was at this time that he knew that he wanted to dedicate his life to martial arts. Since that time, Sensei Reade has proven to be a fierce competitor. He believes in a technical/scientific approach to martial arts, that includes the development of personal character as well as physical strength. His focus on technic, body motion (martial mechanics), discipline, and focus provides students with instruction that is unmatched in Logan County.
At the Academy, we not only teach technique, we build character through inner-strength, courage, vision, respect, and discipline. The spiritual side of martial arts is not ignored. We offer a patient, supportive atmosphere. All ages welcome!
The Martial Academy currently meets at the New Holland Community Center in New Holland, Illinois.