Brisbane Martial Arts Academy has been a full time Dojo since 1992

Founded by Shihan Doug Tritton & Sensei Michelle Tritton.


The Brisbane Martial Arts Academy has been a full time Academy since 1992 and was founded by Shihan Doug Tritton and Sensei Michelle Tritton.  The objective of the Brisbane Martial Arts Academy is to promote and teach Martial Arts throughout the world to people of all age, with a view to improving their physical and mental development.  Empowering our members with a humble, yet confident, attitude that will help them to be successful with every goal and they challenge they might encounter on and of the mats.  We offer classes to adults over the ages of 16 and also children from the age of 5.


The Brisbane Martial Arts Academy teaches many style of Martial Arts, one of the styles is called SAKURA HANA RYU which translates into English as Cherry Blossom School / Style. The standard emblem is an eight petal flower of the cherry tree encompassed by the Yin Yang symbol which indicates balance and harmony. It was adopted by the Feudal Samurai because the flower is detached from the branch at the peak of its beauty in order to die. It symbolizes a degree of maturity within the individual which is summarized by the expression, “Strong within, but gentle without”.


Judo is an Olympic sport that was developed by a Ju Jitsu Master, called Jigoro Kano, in 1882. It was also known as Kano Ju Jitsu. 

  Judo places particular emphasis on throwing, joint locking, strangling and pinning your opponent regardless of size. 

Learning how to fall (Ukemi) is an important prerequisite and it has definite health benefits that arise from the stimulation of certain pressure points and meridians from the continuing practice of Ukemi.


Gracie Jiu Jitsu, also known as Brazilian Jiu Jitsu or BJJ, is a complete Self Defence system that empowers the smaller and weaker person with technique, timing and leverage to overcome the bigger, stronger and faster opponent. Gracie Humaitá Brisbane’s premier facilities, hygienic environment & talented Coach will ensure your journey (and love affair) with Gracie Jiu Jitsu will bring you many friends, health benefits and all round good times. Gracie Humaitá Brisbane is dedicated to changing the community by helping people reach their fullest potential and to change their lives for the better. We are dedicated to developing and improving your self preservation, confidence and potential.  Gracie Humaitá (pronounced ‘oo-mai-TAH’) is the name of the worlds first Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Academy. Founded by Hélio Gracie and his brothers in the 1920’s, the Gracie Humaitá team represents the purest and most direct connection to the founder of Gracie Jiu Jitsu.