Team Lawton Martial Arts is a family owed and operated Martial Arts gym that focus primarily in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu for kids and adults.

Owners and Instructors

Jarod and Marcela Lawton met while training in Florida together. Jarod is a native Mainer and Marcela hails from the beautiful state of Rio de Janeiro in Brazil.

Jarod has been in the health and fitness industry for almost 15 years and is an accomplished Jiu-Jitsu competitor and MMA fighter. His real passion is coaching and helping others reach their goals of getting fit and living a healthy lifestyle.

Marcela was formerly a lawyer in Brazil and brings a strong sense of structure and discipline to her classes. She is also an accomplished Jiu-Jitsu competitor and currently the only Blackbelt IBJJF World medalist teaching in Maine.

Together they form Team Lawton along with their two boys and work hard to create a strong family environment, welcoming to everyone from all walks of life to come and learn the martial arts lifestyle.