Get ALL The Benefits Of Martial Arts Without The Fighting

Discover What Our Dynamic Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Program Can Do For Your Mind, Body and Spirit


If you are aware of the benefits of martial arts but have been put off by the idea of “fighting” others, then our Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) program is the perfect martial art for you.

BJJ is the fastest growing martial art and encompasses a series of throws, locks and submissions to subdue your opponent and is the preferred choice of those who do not like the thought of combative training.

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is a whole body exercise that is actually found to be more rigorous than many other martial arts due to the physical nature of rolling.

BJJ will transform your body and your mental attitude and outlook within weeks!


Each class covers:

  • Cardiovascular training to help endurance and stamina
  • Stretching and breathing exercises to build your flexibility
  • Resistance workouts through ground rolling sessions
  • Breathing techniques to help you stay calm and focused utilising your inner strength
  • Timing and rhythm to help you execute your throws and locks at exactly the right time
  • Body awareness and exercises that will drastically increase your mobility

Regardless of your height, weight, age, level or ability, once you set foot on the mats, you are all as one and ego is not tolerated.

We have a beginners class which focuses on the BJJ foundations will teach you how to leverage the energy of your opponent rather than relying on your own strength and you will gain incredible confidence as you master techniques you never thought possible.

Plus you will be able to train at a level and pace that is comfortable for you.

We also offer advanced BJJ classes with a higher level of technical instruction for those who have already done BJJ previously or who want to take their training to the next level.

We have a total of 7 BJJ instructors each one skilled in a different technique resulting in a dynamic class that is suitable for everyone:

  • Grappling
  • Chokes and submissions
  • Throws and sweeps
  • Locks and takedowns
  • MMA wrestling techniques
  • Self-defence
  • Sport and competitive BJJ

We have a great supportive team culture which is relaxed and friendly. Our classes is not about winning or losing but on learning and developing your core skills and techniques. It takes patience, commitment to training and a lot of discipline and helping you get there is our aim.

SPECIAL OFFER: 5 Classes for $39.95



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So my youngest Sean asked about learning martial arts a while back , checked out a few classes in Judo , Wing Chun kung fu ( "it's too fast dad " ) & Akido , then by chance got to try Brazilian jujitsu & absolutely loves it! Good school & an excellent teacher. So we have another budding martial artist in the family. Now for a kid with high anxiety with autism this is a major goal of building his confidence.



I've always aspired to be a martial artist but never thought i could find a style to suit me fortunately i had a go and have never felt more welcome i look forward to my Aikido training every Monday and Friday...if only it was on more.



My two boys have just started a few weeks ago and they just love it. Mara is an amazing teacher and really engages the kids on their level. It’s great for their confidence and fitness. I’d recommend Turnbull to anyone.


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I was very impressed with the guys at Aikido and BJJ Beginners (although you could probably not get a different mix of people between the groups) friendly, welcoming and helpful without a hint of feeling put out by an uncoordinated, unfit out of shape wannabe such as myself, and Stephanie has been inspired somewhat by Mara that she has decided to start her journey with Kyokushin. Having stayed and watched Mara train the youngsters I really think you guys need to be recognised for your efforts in not just training in the mechanics of say karate, but working on the sense of justice, and community and leadership that I see Mara and the other young members of the leadership team each time I leave my boys in your care. The sit down talks Mara has with the kids I see as equally, if not more important than the physical aspects of any martial arts.


Yuki Divine


I want to say a BIG THANK YOU to all of you for welcoming me into your Roots family and being part of my crazy journey to my first MMA fight that happened on Saturday night.

I have absolutely loved training with you guys and I’m so lucky to have been able to learn jujitsu from fantastic teachers as well as train with super awesome people!

Benny and Mara, you have created a very special place at Turnbull Martial Arts and I am so grateful to have had the support of people like you.

Thank you from the bottom of my heart for everyone’s kindness, encouragement and support.

P.S. I won my fight…YAY!


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Unit 5, 17/23 Oatley Court, Belconnen, Australia 2617

Phone: 0408 250 099

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