Little Tigers

Ages 3 1/2 – 6 1/2

In 1999 Master Maureen Mertz founded the award-winning Little Tigers program. She was honored with the Isshin-Ryu Children’s Instructor of the Year in 2005 and the Isshin-Ryu Founders Award in 2006. Our Little Tigers are introduced to the basics of our Isshin-Ryu Karate system while improving learning and motor skills. Classes are taught in a “Kid Friendly, Innovative and Creative Way.”

Tuition: 1x per Week, 4 Classes  $114.00/mo

Rank advancement occurs approximately every 12 weeks
Testing fees are $15.

Little Tigers Fall 2023 - Spring 2024

About Us


Tiger's Claw Martial Arts is an American family owned & operated dojo. Our Black Belts have a combined 140 years of training directly under our Head Instructor, Professor Ronald A. Mertz, 10th Degree Black Belt.

New students are welcome to join at any time. We offer classes from ages 3.5 and up, no experience necessary.

Contact Info


Thank you for visiting our website, we hope that we have provided you with enough information to help you in your search for a Martial Arts training facility. Please call to set up your FREE TRIAL CLASS

Phone: 201-263-1983
Email: Address: 49B Prospect Pl,
                  Rear Door, 2nd Fl
                  Hillsdale, NJ 07642

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