500 Patriot Pkwy, Tuscaloosa, AL 35405 (205) 343-6449
500 Patriot Pkwy, Tuscaloosa, AL 35405 (205) 343-6449

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Welcome to Tiger-Rock Martial Arts

By combining the latest training methods with the cherished tradition that is martial arts, Tiger-Rock Martial Arts provides every student that comes through our door an experience that is unique to Tiger-Rock.



Tyler Bailey leads a fun, diverse, and engaging martial arts academy that opens its doors to everyone in Tuscaloosa and the surrounding area. With a program that connects martial arts training to fitness, education, and life skills, Tiger-Rock Martial Arts stands as the leading martial arts academy in Tuscaloosa AL. Click below to learn about what we have to offer at Tiger-Rock Martial Arts.

Hillcrest – Tuscaloosa AL Martial Arts Academy

Since 1983, Tiger-Rock’s Hillcrest – Tuscaloosa AL Martial Arts Academy has had people of all ages and from all walks of life grow their character, strength, and discipline in the most challenging and rewarding martial arts program in the Tuscaloosa area.

Through our innovative martial arts instruction and fitness training that emphasizes what the student does right, Tiger-Rock Martial Arts of Hillcrest – Tuscaloosa AL physically and mentally challenges each student to not only be the best martial artist they can be, but the best person as well.

Tiger-Rock Martial Arts is more than just your neighborhood karate and taekwondo academy — we are a place that truly aims to change you and your family’s life for the better! 

Hillcrest – Tuscaloosa AL martial arts programs for all ages

We feature four programs for different age groups — the Tiger Cubs for early ages, the Juniors for elementary and middle school kids, the Teens program for junior high and high school students, and the Adults program.

We also offer competitive opportunities for students of all age and experience levels.

Hillcrest – Tuscaloosa AL martial arts instructors that are the perfect fit

Tiger Rock Martial Arts proves it is the definitive martial arts academy in the area by having world class, experienced instructors that will provide you the proper guidance on your martial arts journey.

Our instructors are certified yearly in the latest advances in martial arts and physical fitness. Our team will help you accomplish your goal of being the finest martial artist you can be.

A Location That Fits You in Hillcrest – Tuscaloosa AL

Tiger-Rock Martial Arts – Hillcrest is conveniently located at 500 Patriot Parkway, not too far from Hillcrest High School! Drop by our academy or call us at (205) 343-6449. We will see you on the mat!

Your journey begins with the first step: choosing Tiger-Rock

Start at Tiger-Rock Martial Arts today by enrolling in our Introductory Course. This special beginners’ course includes:

  • Three official martial arts lessons
  • A complimentary official training uniform
  • Official performance evaluation