About Our Tiger-Rock Academies

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Welcome to Tiger-Rock’s Pace and Pensacola Martial Arts schools! Our academies are part of the largest martial arts academy franchise in the world. In fact, Tiger-Rock provides the highest quality of programs, training, and service to over 30,000 members.

About our martial arts schools

Presently, we have three locations serving the Escambia County area. You can find us in Pensacola proper, West Pensacola, and Pace.

  • Master John Reeve Owner of Pensacola and Pace Florida locations, along with locations in Mississippi. Master Reeve Currently holds his 6th Degree Black Belt in Tiger-Rock Taekwondo with over 15 years of experience.
  • Mr. R. Zane Hall is the Certified Academy Manager of Tiger-Rock’s Pace martial arts school. Mr. Hall currently holds his 4th Degree Black Belt in Tiger-Rock Taekwondo with over 10 years of experience.
  • Mr. Jackson Bell is the Academy Certified Manager & Head Instructor at Pensacola Academy and has been training in Taekwondo for 15+ years and currently holds a 4th Degree Black Belt.
  • Master Jeff Abercrombie is the Head Instructor and Owner of Tiger-Rock’s West Pensacola martial arts school. Master Abercrombie is currently a 6th Degree Black Belt. Furthermore, he has over 30 years of training experience in taekwondo. He’s also a Blue Belt in Gracie Jiu Jitsu and a 1st degree Black Belt in Han Mu Do.

What makes our Pace & Pensacola Martial Arts schools different

Tiger-Rock has taken the neighborhood martial arts academy experience to a new level. Our programs focus on the components that increase fitness, self-confidence, and self-empowerment. Countless hours of research and staying abreast of the latest sports science are just the beginning.

Our Pensacola & Pace martial arts schools aims to fit your busy schedule and on-the-go lifestyle. With a diverse selection of classes and times, there are no excuses not to start today! In addition, our academies possess the essential elements of a great training workout. Furthermore, we offer a wide variety of adult and youth programs to ensure that each participant gets the best experience possible.

Our Instructors

We assure you that participants will receive the highest quality of instruction. Moreover, Tiger-Rock Martial Arts requires instructors to be certified and earn continuing education credits. This is part of our effort to have our instructors stay up-to-date with the latest policies and teaching methods. Accordingly, this requirement ensures safety and enhances learning for our members.

Plus, Tiger-Rock Martial Arts International recommends that all instructors in the academy maintain a current CPR and First Aid certification.

And finally, our school places a high priority to protecting the safety of our members at all costs. To that end, Tiger-Rock Martial Arts mandates all academy owners conduct background checks on all academy employees 18 years old or older.

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Students many benefits of membership including:

  • There are specialized classes, specific to each groups unique classroom needs: Tiger Cubs (pre-school age 4 yrs), Juniors (6 yr olds – 12 yr olds), and Teens & Adults.
  • For the purpose of making it easier for new students, we allow students to start any time and blend in with other beginners.
  • New classes are forming daily.
  • As has been noted, our instructors dedicate themselves to quality, safe instruction.
  • To clarify, students can move forward at their own rate and not as a class unit.
  • Annual advancement opportunities
  • Even more, we offer year-round competitive opportunities and the local, state, and national level.

Rafael Perez

Certified Academy Manager
Pensacola Location
(850) 484-2644

R. Zane Hall

Certified Academy Manager
Pace Location
(850) 994-8610

Master Jeff Abercrombie

Instructor & Owner
West Pensacola Location
(850) 453-8400

Begin the transformation to Black Belt

Contact one of our locations today to find out about our class schedule and our enrollment specials! We look forward to seeing you on the mat!

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