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Welcome to Pre-K Martial Arts

About Pre-K Martial Arts

We realize the importance of early childhood development. Our

Pre-K Martial Arts class is built to specifically fit 4-5 year olds. This program takes into account the learning capability of this age group, building the skills needed to succeed in our kids program later.

Why does our program work?

  • Age specific goals

  • Over a decade of refining curriculum

  • Instructors with high energy levels

  • Classes are fun

  •  We promote on good training behavior

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Martial arts training will help develop your child's ability to focus. Pre-K Martial Arts Program reinforces good behavior that with class rewards in the form of extra training repetitions. The ability to focus directly translates to traditional scholastic education.

meet the staff


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Having competed in the early years of BJJ and MMA along the gulf coast, Scotty has won his fare share of competitions. After satisfying his competitive needs, he found his true passion as a Martial Arts Instructor and made the financial and physical sacrifices to pursue it as a  career and created Next Generation Martial Arts. His current rank is 2nd degree Black Belt under Dave Camarillo's Guerrilla Jiu-Jitsu system.

Scotty Smith

Owner and Head Instructor

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Born into a martial arts family, Ty began training as soon as he could walk. Having competed in and winning countless competitions between BJJ, TKD, and MMA; he has accumulated a healthy dose of experience. His high energy level and experience is perfect for teaching young children. There's a reason he's the favorite instructor amongst the kid's. Ty currently holds the rank of blue belt in Guerrilla Jiu Jitsu and Taekwondo.

Assistant Instructor

Ty Smith

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Paul began training at Next Generation Martial Arts in2016. His mental toughness during training and competition is impressive to say the least. He has a long list of accolades including wins in bjj and kickiboxing. He also has an MMA bout under his belt as well.  His work ethic and calm demeanor makes him perfect for working with young kids. Paul currently holds the rank of blue belt in Guerrilla Jiu Jitsu.

Paul Hingle IV

Assistant Instructor


985-860-6201  |

1100 Canal Blvd, Thibodaux, LA 70301


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