About Us

Welcome to Tiger-Rock Martial Arts, the largest martial arts academy franchise in the world. Our academies provide the highest quality of programs, training, and service to over 30,000 members. We have been delivering life-changing martial arts training and self-defense classes since our founding in 1983.

What Makes Us Different Martial Arts Academy

Tiger-Rock has taken the martial arts academy experience to a new level. Our programs focus on the components that increase fitness, artistic precision, and self-empowerment. Countless hours of research and staying abreast of the latest sports science are just the beginning. At Tiger-Rock Martial Arts International, we fit your busy schedule and on-the-go lifestyle. With a diverse selection of martial art classes and self-defense training times at our New Orleans schools, there are no excuses not to start today! In addition, our academies possess the essential elements of a great training workout. Also, our academy owners stay current with the latest training methods. Furthermore, we offer a wide variety of adult and youth programs to ensure that each participant gets the best experience possible.

Our Instructors

You can be assured that participants will receive the highest quality of instruction. In fact, Tiger-Rock Martial Art Instructors are required to be certified and earn continuing education credits to keep up-to-date with the latest policies and teaching methods, ensuring safety and enhanced learning. Plus, Tiger-Rock Martial Arts International recommends that all Instructors in the academy maintain a current CPR and First Aid certification. And finally, Tiger-Rock Martial Arts also recommends academy owners conduct background checks on all annually-qualified Instructors and academy workers 18 years old or older. Academies place a high priority on protecting the safety of members. Start your journey with our patient and skilled New Orleans self-defense and martial arts training instructors at one of our locations.

Students enjoy the many benefits including:

  • There are specialized classes, specific to each group’s unique classroom needs: Tiger Cubs (pre-school age 4 yrs), Juniors (6 yr olds – 12 yr olds), and Teens & Adults.
  • Students can start any time and blend into the academy with other beginners.
  • New classes are forming daily at our New Orleans self defense and martial arts training schools.
  • Annually qualified instructors are dedicated to excellence and continuing education.
  • Students can move forward at their own rate and not as a class unit.
  • Annual advancement opportunities
  • Year-round competitive opportunities and the local, state, and national level.

Basjons Jordan
Head Instructor: Tiger-Rock Metairie—East

1813 Veterans Blvd.
Metairie, LA 70005
(504) 831-1110

Brent Boyett
Head Instructor: Mandeville

330 Dalwill Dr.
Mandeville, LA 70471
(985) 624-3455

Patrick Lee
Head Instructor: Metairie

3828 Veterans Blvd.
Metairie, LA 70002
(504) 455-9699

Stephen Williams
Head Instructor: Westbank

113 Lapalco Blvd.
Gretna, LA 70056
(504) 394-0008

You can read about Our Founder
Grandmaster Art Monroe (1952-2017).