Martial Arts Classes at True Balance Karate

Downers Grove, IL

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2 Weeks FREE!

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Train in a Fun, Friendly & Supportive Environment

At True Balance Karate we have been training community members from kids to adults. 
Our students of all ages excel socially and in life at home, at school, and at work.

At Home

Self-discipline and impulse control are two of the biggest advantages of martial arts training.

At School

Kids who practice martial arts have a much higher attention span and self-discipline.

At Work

Improve your focus and concentration with the new found energy you will have.

A Story That We Are Proud Of As A Martial Arts Industry Influencer


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Kids Martial Arts

Our Karate for Kids Classes in Downers Grove, IL enhance: Respect, Courtesy, Self-Control, etc. which leads to new Life Skills, Better Grades, reducing ADD/ADHD issues, less Bullying, Self-Defense, and better at Home Behavior.

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Adult Martial Arts

Our Adults Martial Arts program services teens & adults. Our program encompasses everything from traditional to modern martial arts training in a safe and fun environment. We use practicing concepts that build physical fitness, situational awareness, self-confidence, esteem, self-defense and much more.

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Martial Arts Birthday Parties

Martial Arts Birthday Parties In Downers Grove, IL Are The PERFECT Way To Make YOUR Child’s Birthday Party SPECIAL!

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True Balance Karate WILL CHANGE YOUR LIFE!

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We Are Proud To Announce… Our National Go2Karate® Recognition Award is the largest martial arts directory listing website. rates martial arts schools’ websites based on criteria that demonstrates a quality user experience, customer service and service rating based on reviews. has a selection process for rating all schools that receive the Go2Karate Top Rated Quality Badge. We highly recommend you take a moment and read the reviews below.

Our Martial Arts Team Takes Great Pride In The Reviews We Receive

See What Our Community Members Say About Our Programs

Nathan Macht

I have recommended them to family, friends and will continue to do so. My son has improved in his discipline, self confidence and his help around our house. This is an amazing organization that is a community asset.

Apollonia Ponticiello

Our daughter has now been going to TBK for almost a year and loves it! She’s progressed to Level 1 since starting. And it’s all to the credit of the studio and the Masters, other instructors (shout out to Ms Lola) and staff. Besides the obvious karate instruction the character growth, respect and personal development taught and learned has been impressive. In addition to karate classes there is always something FUN like drop off summer Fridays and parent date night. Overall we’re very happy and we would highly recommend TBK!

Larry Todaro

TBK has been excellent for my kids. Master Helsdon and Master H and all the black belt instructors are wonderful with kids, and bring new activities each class to keep the experience fresh for the students. My kids are learning confidence, body control, respect, and discipline. There are lots of opportunities for small rewards like black belt attitude tapes that the kids love earning, and get motivated to earn. I highly recommend TBK!

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Paul and Susan Helsdon

We Are Proud To Introduce Our School Owners

Masters Paul and Susan Helsdon

With a passion for helping community members stay safe while teaching the “art” of martial arts, our Master Instructor believes that each student can obtain their goals and objectives in life. While teaching techniques that save lives with life skills that work both on and off the mat, our students get the best instruction possible in Downers Grove, IL.

At True Balance Karate our professional instructors are ready to serve our community from karate kids to adults. We strive to make your martial arts class a personalized experience as we realize many of our students have enrolled for multiple reasons. If you live near or around Downers Grove, Il please give us a call or complete any form on this site to receive your website special offer. Our program directors and Martial Arts instructors will reach out to you and schedule your first lesson and offer a tour of our academy.

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Special Offers

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For all of our surrounding community members in and around Downers Grove, IL our Martial Arts academy offers a couple online website specials for first-time visitors. These special offers are only seen here and are only valid for first time website visitors.

Paid Offer

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2 Classes
Includes a Uniform
One Program Overview
One Student Evaluation
Only $19
Online & In Person


3 Weeks of Classes
Includes a Uniform
One Program Overview
One Student Evaluation
Only $39
Follow Up Support
Paid Offer

4 Weeks of Classes

1 Month of Classes
Includes a Uniform
One Program Overview
One Student Evaluation
Only $49

*These are available only on our website. Not good with any other offers.