about our martial arts school

Kim Bauman

5th Degree Black Belt Owner and chief instructor at Hidden Path Arts in Marengo.

Hidden Path Arts has become a landmark of Marengo martial arts.

Kim Bauman leads an extremely talented group of instructors and black belts to bring you the pinnacle of modern Shotokan karate curriculum and training. Get started now and find out how you can be healthier, happier, AND more successful through Hidden Path Arts training!

Hidden Path Arts is an institution of self-improvement and the home of champions. You and your family are in good, caring hands with the Hidden Path Arts team.

With their focus on creating a POSITIVE, safe, injury-free training environment, Hidden Path Arts has earned the reputation in Marengo as well as Harvard, Woodstock, Crystal lake, Belvidere, of being the top Shotokan karate school and character development center in the area.

Although some people think the martial arts are about just fighting, our program is so much more.

When you train in our Shotokan karate classes, you take advantage of the best self-improvement system in the world.

Through the practice of physical self-defense skills, you will follow a blueprint for a successful life based on discipline, focus, and perseverance.

You will experience the satisfaction that comes not from winning over others, but from winning over yourself as you become stronger, healthier, and happier than you have ever been in your life.

If you’re looking for information about the best Shotokan karate programs in Marengo and surrounding areas (like Harvard, Woodstock, Crystal lake, Belvidere), you’ve come to the right place. Hidden Path Arts will empower you with the self-defense and self-improvement programs you’ve been searching for!

To learn more about Hidden Path Arts,
call us at (815) 451-4390

Or Visit: We are conveniently located at
821 E. Grant hwy suite B
Marengo, Il 60152,
so you, your friends, colleagues, and entire family can train in a
convenient, safe, clean, professional, welcoming environment.