We are a non-profit committee lead Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu club based in Weymouth, Dorset. The club and its committee aim to provide a clean and safe training environment to deliver high level Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.


Triton BJJ was founded in 2023 as a non-profit Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) club. Our aim is to provide BJJ to the local community, supporting both competitors and hobbyists through their white belt to black belt journey. We are committed to providing a clean and safe, competitive environment, suitable for all skill levels. We believe "the gentle art” promotes an ethos and teaching far beyond a sport, benefiting wellbeing, physical fitness, confidence, flexibility and much more.

All of our instructors are fully insured, DBS enhanced certified, hold safeguarding level 2 certification and all are qualified in emergency first aid. As well as our instructors, all of our members are insured through our affiliation to the UKBJJA (United Kingdom Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Association) when you join up. We also offer free parking on site, with changing facilities and welcome members to bring along their children.

If you are considering taking the leap and giving BJJ a go, please reach out to our team. We pride ourself on providing a warm and welcoming atmosphere and will be more than happy to discuss further, if you have any questions.

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Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ) is a predominantly ground-based martial art, using the principals of leverage, pressure, timing and control. Unlike other martial arts where the primary focus is in your ability to strike an opponent, BJJ focuses on close contact grappling, using holds, application of chokes and joint manipulations.

Submission Grappling

Submission Grappling/Wrestling leaves behind the traditional kimono (Gi) worn in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. A hybrid of faster paced, competitive sport, focusing on ground fighting and submission techniques. It takes elements from multiple sports including BJJ, Judo, Sambo and Wrestling.

Kids Jiu-Jitsu

Our Kids BJJ class combines fun, fitness, and fundamental Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu techniques in a safe and supportive environment. Led by our experienced instructors, your child will develop confidence, discipline, and respect while learning valuable self-defense techniques and making new friends.


Mark Stephenson

A third Degree Nova Forca Black Belt under Ricardo Da Silva. Mark is also a brown belt in Judo, combining a ferocious rolling style with calm and calculated teaching.

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Marco Zara

Born in Sao Paulo, Brazil, he dedicated himself to the sport in 2000 and earning his black belt in 2016 under the guidance of Professor Moesas Murade and Hercio Teófile from the Lotus Club. Jiu-Jitsu is not just a martial art, for Marco it is a philosophy and a way of life, that he eagerly looks forward to sharing with others.

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Richard Raynsford

Starting Jiu-Jitsu in 2010, Rich has been regularly training with Mark throughout the years. He achieved his black belt in 2021, under the tutelage of Ricardo Da Silva, head of Nova Forca UK.

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Kids BJJ
17:00 - 18:00pm
Adults BJJ
18:00 - 20:00pm
Submission Grappling
18:00 - 20:00pm
Adults BJJ
06:00 - 07:00am
Submission Grappling
18:00 - 20:00pm
Submission Grappling
06:00 - 07:00am
Kids BJJ
09:00 - 10:00am
Adults BJJ
10:00 - 12:00pm
Last Sunday of Month
Open Mat
Open to all clubs

We look forward to welcoming you to our sessions, whether you are new to Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu or visiting from another club.
Our aim is to provide a positive and welcoming environment, that is fully inclusive to all.

Please ensure you have signed our online waiver before attending your first session.


Q Do I have to be in shape to get started?
Not at all. You’ll find that our classes for beginners are the perfect way to build up your overall fitness level and confidence regardless of your physical condition.
Q What makes Triton BJJ different to other Jiu-Jitsu schools?
We are blessed to have three active black belts teaching and rolling regularly with students. We are also a non profit club meaning all fees and memberships go back into improving the club, the facilities, training and competitions. Being committee lead all major decisions are discussed and agreed upon as to provide the best experience for members.
Q I’m out of shape should I wait until I’m a bit fitter?
Absolutely not, there is no requirement to be fit upon joining. BJJ is a progressive individual journey, as is fitness. Our warm ups can sometimes be physically demanding, but you can take your time and stop when you need to.
Q Do you offer a free trial?
Yes, we do! Your first week is completely free. Meaning you can train every session that week whilst you decide if it’s for you or not.
Q Is there an age limit for learning Brazilian Jiuitsu?
No; we welcome members of all ages. This is the beauty of Jiujitsu, its for anyone and everyone. What makes Triton BJJ Weymouth special is the community in which it is built on. The members are at the centre of what we do.
Q Sparring (rolling) sounds scary, is it dangerous?
BJJ is unlike any other martial art. You can perform your rolls at any intensity to suit your own ability, whether it be 10% or 100% the likelihood of injury is low when compared to other martial arts. Rolling is about improving your technique and rather than beating your opponent. To ensure rolling is as safe as possible, you can stop at any time just by tapping on your training partner and the round will completely stop. One of the first things you will be taught is to tap early and tap often!
Q What are the benefits of training Jiu-Jitsu?
There really are too many benefits to list! To name a few: Fitness, Confidence, Mental health, Self-Discipline, and arguably the biggest thing most people find is its ability to make you comfortable being uncomfortable. Then there is always the community you join as a member of the Triton BJJ family.
Q What should I bring to my first class?
Lots of water! You can wear sports gear, preferably a tight top and shorts with no zips – tie any long hair back! We have spare Gis for trial members and will have club Gis available soon! Most importantly – yes, you can keep your socks on if you are that way inclined!


After seeing the incredible growth in skills and confidence my daughter gained from the kids' classes at Triton, I decided to join as well. Despite my initial nervousness about my fitness level and lack of martial arts background, on top of social nerves the community was so welcoming and supportive that my only regret is not joining sooner. The classes are exceptionally well-run, and the positive environment makes all the difference.

ash hodges

June 2024

The best Jiu jitsu club in town........

Danny spink

June 2024

This is a good BJJ gym. The quality of the classes is great, Mark and Marco really know how to teach Jiu Jitsu well. Mats are always clean and there's plenty of space. If you're wanting to do BJJ in weymouth I would very much recommend joining Triton. It's a nice community to be a part of.

tom merchant

June 2024

Since joining Triton BJJ I’ve been made to feel so welcome! There are no egos just wholesome support from everyone involved. The clubs black belts Mark, Marco & Richard provide a wide variety of knowledge within the sport. It’s a non profit organisation growing day by day with an amazing atmosphere! I can honestly say I’ve made friends for life since joining and would highly recommend to anyone looking to partake in ju jitsu!

Anthony Hillman

January 2024



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