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Trident Martial Arts: Multi-Disciplinary Martial Arts Training Center since 1998

Our Martial Arts Academy in Woodbridge, VA offers one of the most widely respected training opportunities in Northern Virginia / DC Metro! Trident offers the chance to learn practical martial arts styles and training methods, incorporating functional fitness for All Ages; Teens, Men, Women and Kids 4-12 years old

Adult Programs

Teens, Men and Women

Kids Programs

4-6 and 7-12 Years

MMA since 1998

Trident Academy has been the premiere Mixed Martial Arts school since 1998 for Muay Thai, Jeet Kune Do, Filipino Martial Arts and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ).

I want to see every student gaining self-confidence, mastering self-protection, and reaching levels of personal achievement never thought possible.

Pat Tray
Founder, Trident Academy of Martial Arts

40 Classes per Week

Since 1998, we've added even more classes, over 40 of them every week...helping thousands of adults and children achieve their goals in martial arts and physical fitness. We were the first to bring expert training in Mixed Martial Arts (MMA), Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ), Jeet Kune Do (Bruce Lee's JKD), Muay Thai (Thai Boxing) and Filipino Martial Arts (Weapons Training: Kali, Arnis, Escrima) all under one roof for local residents.

Train with others just like you

Our students come from Woodbridge, Dale City and the surrounding area to train with us; Manassas, Stafford, Triangle, Quantico, Lorton, Fairfax, Springfield, Annandale, Arlington and Alexandria.


Looking for a Fitness Challenge?

If you're looking for a fitness challenge, to develop new skills and get some intense 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.  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. Updated: March 20, 2015

Expert Instruction for Beginners or Advanced

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, but not limited to;

  • Dan Inosanto
  • Erik Paulson
  • Rigan Machado
  • Surachai Sirisute
  • Paul Vunak
  • Pat Tray


Woodbridge, VA is a great place to study martial arts and train with true experts.

You do not need any experience, and you do not have to get in shape first

No, you do not need to know or do anything to prepare for martial arts training at Trident Academy. All you need to do is show up, let us know your goals, and we'll help you do the rest. We'll keep you informed and motivated as you transform your mind and body to the unique experience of martial arts training.

Trident's Philosophy on Martial Arts and Fitness

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.  Each martial arts class is for everybody, mixed levels of skill and ability levels. This allows each of our students to work on their goals while helping other along the path.