Z's Martial Arts Academy   |   11320 Kiley Drive, Huntley, IL 60142   |   847-669-7833


About Z's Martial Arts Academy


No one Martial Art is perfect in itself ! With that in mind we here at Z’s Martial Arts Academy have put together a system of many Martial Arts to make a complete and whole Martial Arts curriculum. With using some of the best techniques from Martial Arts such as: Karate, Kickboxing, Muay Thai, Boxing, and Brazilian Jiu-jitsu. Combining these together make a curriculum that spans all aspects of self-defense.



We invite you to come and visit our facility located at

11320 Kiley Dr.,
Huntley, IL 60142




Who We Are? Meet Our Team!




As the Master Instructor of over 30 Black Belts in his system, Shihan Rob has trained with and been certified by some of the top Martial Artists in the Country.

WAKO USA President

Received 1st Degree Black Belt 1984
Received 2nd Degree Black Belt 1989
Received 3rd Degree Black Belt 1992
Received 4th Degree Black Belt 1996
Received 5th Degree Black Belt (Master Black Belt) 2000 By Shihan Dave Young
Received 6th Degree "Honorary Grand Master" 2002
Recieved 7th degree Black Belt 2010
Certified in Reylson Gracie Jiu-Jitsu



Sensei Kyle began training in traditional Okinawan at the age of 4. Kyle moved with his family to Fort Collins, Colorado where he studied Chung Do Kwan for 8 years. He is a 3rd Degree Black Belt.



Sensei Meryl has been training with Z's Martial Arts since 2002. In January 2014 she earned the rank of 2nd degree black belt.

Meryl competes at various local, national and international karate and kickboxing tournaments.

2013 WKC National Champion in Creative Forms, Creative Weapons and Extreme Forms, Girls 16-17 yrs
2013 WKC World Champion in Creative Weapons, Girls 16-17 yrs
2014 WKC National Champion Creative Weapons, Traditional Weapons & Traditional Forms, Girls 16-17 yrs
2014 WAKO North American Champion Light Contact Kickboxing, Girls 16-17 yrs, <55 kgs 2014
WAKO U.S. National Championships Gold Medal, Low Kick, Girls 16-17 yrs, 119 lbs

Our Classes


Adult/kids Karate

Here children will begin working towards their Black Belt. Z’s Martial Arts curriculum blends different styles of martial arts together which includes.. Karate, Kickboxing and Jiu-Jitsu, as self-defense techniques.

At the same time, children ages 8-13 will develop muscle tone, flexibility, coordination and stamina. Bottom line, your child will be given the best opportunity to be Physically fit stay motivated throughout school and develop the traits necessary for young adults.

In our Adult Program, individuals will learn the necessary techniques in Self-defense, Jiu-Jitsu and Kickboxing. This forms a well-rounded curriculum taking each individual in the direction of earning their Black Belt. The adult program will also help individuals get in shape and increase flexibility while increasing their knowledge in Martial Arts.


Little Kickers Ages 4 - 7

Here your child will develop the foundation to our Children’s Martial Arts Program. Each child will learn Focus, Discipline and Respect for others along with the basic techniques necessary to take them to the next level in Martial Arts.




For those individuals looking to get in shape, increase muscle tone, increase stamina and flexibility… Kickboxing is where it’s at! Here you’ll learn the necessary techniques of Kickboxing while getting in shape. These classes are very high energy yet, very instructional. Z’s Martial Arts has trained World Professional and Amateur Champions in the sport of kickboxing and looks to pass on those skills to you!




Class Schedule


3:30 - 4:00pm 1:00 - 1:50pm 3:30 - 4:00pm 1:00 - 1:50pm




















9:00 - 9:50am
Little Kickers Adult Karate Little Kickers Adult Karate


Demo Team

4:00 - 4:50pm 4:00 - 4:30pm 4:00 - 4:50pm 4:00 - 4:30pm 9:00 - 10:30am
Childrens Karate:
White, Yellow,
Orange & Green
Little Kickers Childrens Karate:
White, Yellow,
Orange & Green
Little Kickers Demo Team
5:00 - 5:50pm 4:40 - 5:30pm 5:00 - 5:50pm 4:40 - 5:30pm 10:00 - 11:00am
Childrens Karate:
Green & Higher
Childrens Karate:
White, Yellow,
Orange & Green
Childrens Karate:
Green & Higher
Childrens Karate:
White, Yellow,
Orange & Green
Jr. Kickboxing
6:00 - 6:30pm 5:40 - 6:30pm 6:00 - 6:30pm 5:40 - 6:30pm 10:30 - 11:00am
Little Kickers Childrens Karate:
Green & Higher
Little Kickers Childrens Karate:
Green & Higher
Little Kickers
6:40 - 7:30pm 6:40 - 7:30pm 6:40 - 7:30pm 6:40 - 7:30pm 11:00 - 11:50am
Childrens Karate:
White, Yellow,
Orange & Green
Kickboxing Childrens Karate:
White, Yellow,
Orange & Green
Kickboxing Childrens Karate
All Belts
6:30 - 7:30pm 7:40 - 8:30pm 6:30 - 7:30pm 7:40 - 8:30pm 12:00 - 1:00pm
Jr. Kickboxing Adult Karate Jr. Kickboxing Adult Karate Adult Karate
7:30 - 8:30pm   7:30 - 8:30pm    
Boxing   Boxing    
7:40 - 8:30pm 8:40 - 9:30pm 7:40 - 8:30pm 7:40 - 9:30pm
Adult Karate Kickboxing Adult Karate Open Sparring
8:40 - 9:30pm **WRESTLING** 8:40 - 9:30pm **WRESTLING**
Kickboxing   Kickboxing  

*Private lessons are available on request | * Free introductory classes are available for potential new members, Bring a friend and make your workout twice as fun!

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