White Hall Martial Arts is proud to serve the White Hall and Pine Bluff, Arkansas Martial Arts Community. We are a 2,200 square feet dojo offering instruction in GoJu Shin Jutsu Ryu Karate Do, Ju-Jitsu and Kodokan Judo. Applicant selection process for our American Combat Judo (ACJ) classes is highly selective, and currently is only available to Military, LEOs, and Correctional Personnel.
Chief Instructor L. M. Jackson is a former law enforcement professional and task manager for several federal counter-terrorism projects with over 25 years of public service. He formerly served as chief defensive tactics instructor for the Arkansas Dept. of Corrections. In 1997, Mr. Jackson was awarded the prestigious Silver Star for Bravery by the American Police Hall of Fame. Mr. Jackson is also a 40+ year martial arts practioner. He began his training at the age of 10 in GoJu Ryu under Mr. Eldon Conroy. He later trained with William Nickens (Shotokan) and GoJu Shin Jutsu stylist and noted Judo coach, Mark Tripp.
Mr. Jackson holds internationally recognized Black Belt rank in the following arts: GoJu Ryu Karate Do, Ju-Jitsu, and Kodokan Judo. Rank Certification and/or validation issued by The United States Martial Arts Association, the United States Martial Arts Federation, the International Traditional Kodokan Judo Association, American Karate Association, and the United States Ju-Jitsu Federation.
Mr. Jackson personally supervises all training, including Junior, Adult, and Senior classes. Special classes are available for Law Enforcement and Correctional personnel.