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Filipino Weapons Classes


“I want to see every student gaining self-confidence, mastering self-protection, and reaching levels of personal achievement never thought possible.”
-Navy SEAL Pat Tray, Founder/Owner/Head Instructor at Trident Academy of Martial Arts in Woodbridge, VA

Looking for a Challenge?

If you’re looking for a challenge, to develop new skills and get some exercise at the same time in Woodbridge, Trident Martial Arts will be the perfect fit for you. The Trident Academy of Martial Arts is the area’s premier training and instruction center specializing in a wide range of styles and systems. Our facility is the perfect base to study Muay Thai/Thai Kickboxing, Bruce Lee’s Jeet Kune Do, Filipino Martial Arts, Combat Submission Wrestling, Mixed Martial Arts and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu.  Pat Tray’s USA Combatives class is our very own training course designed to bring out the martial side of you in a life threatening situation.  It is a fact, you can practice self defense techniques at home, but you’ll never see what you can really do unless you put yourself to the challenge.  Our scenario based simulations allow for the perfect balance of showing you how to succeed under stress.

Expert Instruction

Trident Academy of Martial Arts in Woodbridge, VA brings together some of the most experienced instructors from across the Northern VA and DC Metro. Most of our instructors have trained for 15 – 20 years or more, in incredibly varied areas of interest following study under internationally renowned pioneers including Dan Inosanto, Erik Paulson, Rigan Machado, Surachai Sirisute and our founder, Navy SEAL Pat Tray. Woodbridge VA is a great place to study for those who want to learn with true experts.

Trident’s Philosophy

Northern VA / DC Metro residents have been frequenting Trident Academy for over 15 years.  We believe in the primary importance of practical self-defense skills that you can easily absorb and use immediately.  We commit to developing confidence and balance, functional strength and a high level of fitness for our students. We constantly strive to provide an instructor – student dynamic that serves to treat you as our training partner.  This allows each of our students to discover these attributes within themselves, equipping them with everything they will need to access their true potential.

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