Kids Martial Arts Class in Pensacola FL

Tiger-Rock offers an amazing kids martial arts class for students ages 4-15 at all three of our Pensacola FL locations! Our kids martial arts progrma will help your child grow physically, mentally, and socially. We teach lessons that focus on self-defense, self-discipline, and self-respect.

Our kids martial arts programs for pre-school, elementary, middle, and high school students!

Martial arts provides a safe, fun, and positive environment for kids to engage in physical activity. At Tiger-Rock Martial Arts, we work with kids to help build self-confidence, self-assurance, and self-esteem. Our academy offers three martial arts programs for kids: Tiger-Cubs (ages 4-5), Juniors (ages 6-11), and Youth (ages 12-15).

Tiger-Cubs (4- and 5-year olds)

The Tiger-Cubs Program serves as our early child development program for 4 and 5 year-old students. The Tiger-Cubs curriculum focuses on the basics of martial arts such as striking, kicking, and symmetrical movements. Your child will learn important life skills such as following directions, listening, and self-discipline.

Juniors (6- to 11-year olds)

Designed for elementary school students, the Juniors Program introduces students to a wider martial arts training repertoire. Students participate vital kicking, striking, and sparring drills. But that’s not all; this program also teaches life skills such as self-defense, how to interact and respond to strangers, and respect for authority.

Youth (12- to 15-year olds)

Our Youth Program is designed to help students deal with the life changes and challenges that come with adolescence. This program helps students improve their physical fitness and mental keenness. Tiger-Rock’s environment is of structure and discipline, which allows students to feel a sense of personal growth and achievement.

Here’s what to expect in our kids martial arts class

Striking and kicking

Kids martial arts lessons includes various drills, including striking and kicking. Students will learn various kicking techniques and defensive striking moves. Your child will learn how to defend his or herself from aggressive threats. However, these lessons also have additional benefits, such as developing your child’s athletic ability, improving motor skills, and boosting your child’s physical fitness.

Takedowns and self-defense

Undoubtedly, we live in an unpredictable world. As such, it is important your child knows how to react in self-defense to keep him or herself safe. Therefore, we help your child with their coordination, motor skills, and awareness. Thus, your child will build self-confidence and self-assurance which leads to effective self-defense.

Anti-Bullying Education

At Tiger-Rock Martial Arts, we take bullying very seriously.  Bullying can have a profound effect on a child’s life.  It is critical that your child knows how to respond and defend themselves against a bully. That’s why we made anti-bullying education a major part of the Junior and Teen curriculum. We teach our students how to react and defend themselves against bullies, including de-escalation and counter-aggression.

Good Citizenship

We encourage our students to be good citizens on the mat AND off the mat. This includes teaching values of courtesy, humility, respect for authority and academic accountability. In fact, we have an Honors Program (Juniors) and Leadership Program (Youth) for exemplary students. These programs will allow students of proper rank to participate in activities that promote leadership.

Full participation

As we say at our academy, “Nobody sits on the bench!” Our classes are designed to be fun and engaging where everybody participates. That’s why at Tiger-Rock Martial Arts, we craft an inclusive environment that is safe, fun, and positive. Thus, our students have a positive social experience and participate in various martial arts activities without feeling left out.

Advancement & Competition

Students are encouraged to take advantage of multiple opportunities per year to advance in belt rank. Tiger-Rock belt exams give students the opportunity to apply what they have learned on the mat. In addition, your child will be able to participate in yearly tournaments in the fall, spring, and summer. In fact, much of our training is geared towards preparing students for belt testing and competitive events.

What happens after a few weeks of martial arts?

Your child will experience success. At Tiger-Rock Martial Arts, we make goal-setting and goal-achievement major parts of our kids martial arts classes. From their first lesson, we challenge our students to set goals, achieve them, and exceed expectations. As a result, your child will be more focused, goal-oriented, and experience a great deal of personal growth.

Your child will be healthier and stronger. Martial arts training keeps kids active. Indeed, we focus a great deal on strength and conditioning in our martial arts lessons. The drills we have in our classes help build core muscles and strengthen bones. Moreover, martial arts can help kids maintain a healthy weight.

Your child will acquire new tools to stay safe. As has been shown, self-defense and stranger awareness is a cornerstone of our martial arts education for students ages 4 to 15. After your child starts in our kids martial arts classes, he/she will gain important knowledge in techniques and strategies to stay safe in this unpredictable world.

Your child will be better behaved. As shown above, we instill values of self-discipline and respect for authority in our martial arts class. Students will learn to listen and follow directions. In addition, students the important tenets of martial arts, including courtesy, humility, and honor. All in all, students will be taught to be accountable for their actions on and off the mat.

Your child will have lots of fun! Martial arts is fun and exciting and there’s a reason why lots of kids love it! Your child will be excited to come to Tiger-Rock Martial Arts after school.

Enroll your child today!

Contact one of our three locations in the Pensacola and Pace area for more information about our kids martial arts class!