Tiger Schulmann’s Martial Arts is the title sponsor of the Otto Specht School’s 5K

Two wooden figures in nature with 5k sponsored by Tiger Schulmann's sign

We are honored to sponsor the 5K to Farm run organized by the Otto Specht School. Although the missions are different, Tiger Schulmann’s Martial Art and The Otto Specht School share the same values: teaching, understanding, and helping others. All children deserve an exceptional high quality education. For families with children with special needs, getting […]

A Family of Fighters – Meet Ryan Burgos!

Tiger Schulmann's MMA fighter Ryan Burgos focused during the fight

“To anyone who steps across that cage for me, you better be ready because, like any Tiger Schulmann’s fighter, I’m going to be ready by any means necessary,” said Ryan Burgos, now a professional UFC flyweight fighter.  Ryan Burgos began his journey to join his brother, No 14-ranked UFC featherweight “Hurricane” Shane Burgos, on the […]

Announcing Uncaged – TSMA’s Brand New Podcast

Tiger Schulmann's Uncaged podcast logo with MMA fighter Christian McAuley and his wife and daughter

TSMA is launching a  podcast to spotlight Tiger Schulmann’s fight team students, fans, followers, and martial arts enthusiasts worldwide. Hosted by Sensei and former UFC fighter Luis Gaudino, the podcast will give you an insider’s perspective. Get to know our fight team on a more personal level, meet our instructors and hear some of our […]

Losing Baby Weight in the 90-Day Challenge: Yes, It’s Possible

Denis Tura during kickboxing workout at Tiger Schulmann's Manhasset

Denise Tura, a first-place most improved female on the 90-Day Challenge, shares how enrolling in martial arts helped her lose baby weight while gaining a healthier lifestyle and an extended family   Ask every mother you know, and they’ll confirm: losing baby weight is a challenge. Every woman deserves to be treated like an absolute […]

When Legos and Bare Knuckle Boxing Collide: Meet Jimmie Rivera!

Tiger Schulmann's fighter Jimmie Rivera raising arms victoriously

When you hear the name Jimmie Rivera, you’ll probably think about El Terror and his impressive stretch of winning 20 of 21 consecutive matches.  Jimmie Rivera is a professional mixed martial arts fighter, owner and instructor at Tiger Schulmann’s Short Hills. Like many kids, he grew up watching Ninja Turtles and The Karate Kid and, at […]

Running for Life

Two boys posing at Tiger Schulmann's Smithtown 5k to End Addiction race

  To commemorate the 15th Anniversary of the opening of Tiger Schulmann’s Martial Arts Smithtown, owner Sensei James Leonelli and a group of his students and staff participated in the “5k to End Addiction” which sponsors a charity called Hope House Ministries. Hope House is leading the fight against addiction on Long Island, NY.  “I […]

I get to decide who I want to be

Women in kickboxing pose

  Watch Jaclyn’s inspirational story When Life Gets Better by filmmaker Sam Rivera.  Tiger Schulmann’s student, Jaclyn, shares her story of how kickboxing training helped her fight severe mood disorder. If you’re struggling with depression or anxiety, I want you to know that you are not alone.  I’ve been there. I know how you feel.  […]

Fight With Heart

Man standing in front of a cityscape with FIGHT WITH HEART letters

A heart transplant recipient Joe Curran decided to defy the odds and win his high-powered and active life back. This is his story.  The day when everything changed At the age of twenty-five, my life completely changed.  I was leaving Tiger Schulmann’s children’s headquarters when I started to feel sick.  I thought it was just […]