USA Martial Arts


Martial Arts & Self Defense

About Us

Brian Van Patten is the President and Technical Director of USA Martial Arts here in Antioch, IL. Our facility is located in Antioch, Illinois at the corner of Highway 173 and Tiffany Road. We are focused and committed to helping you achieve all of your long term goals while training here in the Lake County Illinois and Kenosha County Wisconsin area and are positive you will get the most out of your time spent here at USA Martial Arts.

Master Brian Van Patten has been a martial arts instructor for over 25 years, specializing in helping kids and families become super successful at those core life skills. Brian Van Patten is one of the highest-ranking students of his first teacher and was honored with the distinguished title ?Master? in 1997. He was promoted to the rank of 6th degree by Grand Master Na in 2013. Master Van Patten holds various teaching credentials and certifications.

Master Van Patten has dedicated his life to researching, perfecting and teaching the USA Martial Arts method. His goal is to preserve and expand this unique system and enhance people?s lives with its powerful life skills and lessons. His passion for inspiring others to unleash their potential has led him to have instructed thousands of men, women and children of all ages.

Master Van Patten has continued his lifetime study of martial arts and healing arts, with experience in various martial systems as American Karate, Kung Fu, Wushu, Hapkido, Krav Maga, Jiu Jitsu, Kempo, Moo Duk Kwan Tae Kwon Do to name some. His exceptionally high standards and research have taken him as far as Asia to gain greater insight on martial arts, culture, and history.

Our staff here in Antioch, IL has the confidence and belief that anyone can succeed in any of our programs while having a lot of fun doing so. Students will achieve many different skills and techniques and will feel a sense of accomplishment. USA Martial Arts is committed to providing the highest quality training available and is proud to say that we will give a positive learning environment in which individuals of all ages can benefit from. No matter what abilities you are made of, we guarantee you that you will be treated with common courtesy and recognition. We strive for our student?s happiness and we do everything in our power to make sure our students are learning, building endurance, and having a great time.

Our academy specializes in Kids Martial Arts, Fitness Kickboxing, Family Martial Arts, and Adult Self Defense Tactics. We offer outstanding instruction and training for men, women, and children. USA Martial Arts believes in always having a friendly mind set for both newcomers and those returning to the program. Whether you are a serious competitor or just in it for fun, we have something for you. Our staff is well qualified and will become role models to their students. Individuals that become part of our training program here in Antioch, IL will have the opportunity to learn from some of the greatest masters in the field.

People choose to train here at USA Martial Arts in Antioch, IL because we provide a non-intimidating, safe and clean environment in which allows an individual to fully get the most out of our program. Our training programs are comprehensive and balanced and offer students the ability to learn technique, strength, confidence, and self-defense. At USA Martial Arts we believe that all of our programs should be serious but fun at the same time. We want our students to feel comfortable in class and to really get the most out of their time spent here. Our students will train, progress, and achieve here at USA Martial Arts.


  • Little Dragons Program 3-5 years old
  • Tigers TKD Program
  • Family Martial Arts Program
  • Impact K3 Kickboxing Program
  • Complete Tuition Transpararency

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