XS MARTIAL ARTS DOJO proudly serving New Orleans & Slidell since 2002
XS MARTIAL ARTS DOJO OFFERS A NUMBER OF PHYSICAL FITNESS PROGRAMS DESIGNED FOR STUDENTS’ VARIED NEEDS AND SCHEDULES.
As a family-run school focused on reinforcing values taught at home, we aim to create an atmosphere that embraces camaraderie, support, accomplishment, and team spirit. With Master Instructor Jason B. Horne and a staff of expert instructors at the helm, our dojo hones a relentless focus on discipline and leadership. Whether you’re seeking private training, women’s-focused self defense, after school programming to accommodate family schedules or even aspire to become an instructor yourself — we have the curriculum to get you there.
Who We Are And Why You Should Train Here
Since we’ve opened, we’ve been dedicated to changing the lives of people one person at a time, through martial arts, education and coaching. We strive to provide a safe, comfortable and welcoming atmosphere for all students and family members in . We take pride in creating an environment for individuals to achieve, develop and succeed in their personal goals.
We strongly believe that martial arts can be for everyone, regardless of age, gender or experience levels. Throughout all of our programs, students will not only learn the necessary skill sets to protect themselves, we stand behind our realistic and practical approach, confident it will enable every member to achieve greatness and live their best life
Master Jason B. Horne
Master Jason B. Horne is a retired veteran of 21 years of service in the United States Air Force through the Louisiana National Guard.
Having dedicated 28 years to the study of martial arts, Master Horne holds the rank of 7th degree black belt in various styles and is a Martial Arts Hall of Fame inductee.
As a community advocate, he has impacted the lives of thousands of students in the Greater New Orleans area, focusing on a mission of constructive youth development — and believes that instilling positive principles in our young people leads to better outcomes and respectable individuals. Master Horne is also the founder and executive director of Save One Now, a nonprofit 501(C)3 organization reinforcing XS MAD’s anti-crime efforts in schools and communities throughout metropolitan New Orleans.
Through personal and corporate coaching programs, Master Horne empowers people to achieve balanced success, including working with employers in fostering supportive environments for valued employees. He has guided professionals, entrepreneurs and small business owners to unlock both professional achievement and fulfilling personal lives.
Master Horne is a graduate of the first cohort of the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses initiative, which coaches underserved communities in operating and growing their businesses. He now serves as an ambassador for the prestigious program while overseeing the operations of XS MAD alongside his wife Monica. They have two wonderful sons, Mason and Justin — also black belts, of course!