Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Muay Thai,
Mixed Martial Arts, Hybrid Judo/Wrestling,
Cardio Kickboxing, Yoga, and Kids Classes.

(207) 441-1133

About Black Bear BJJ and Fitness

Jeremy Szady

Jeremy Szady - Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu InstructorBrazilian Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt / Head Instructor

Jeremy began training martial arts in 2006, then while in the military he completed the Army’s level one and level two combatives programs based off of the Gracie Jiu-Jitsu system. He began training BJJ full time over 10 years ago and began teaching in 2013. He received his black belt in 2018.

Matt Shedd

Matt Shedd - Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu InstructorJudo / Wrestling Instructor

Matt is a 4th degree black belt in BJJ and a 1st degree black belt in Judo. He wrestled at Cony high school then later on in college. He has over 30 years of grappling experience at several different martial arts schools.

Chris McBean

Chris McBean - Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Black BeltBrazilian Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt / MMA Grappling / Kids BJJ Instructor

Chris has been training BJJ for over 10 years. He has 5+ years of teaching experience under his belt at several different martial arts schools. Chris received his black belt in 2020. Chris is retired from the U.S. Army.

Lynn Ouellette

LynnFitness Instructor

Lynn was a certified personal trainer through ISSA with over 20 years of training experience. She has run several marathons and triathlons. She teaches our cardio kickboxing classes.

Juan Meneses

JuanMuay Thai / MMA Striking

Juan started training Martial arts in 2009 and trained Muay Thai under UFC veteran Thiago Silva at American Top Team in Florida. He has competed in mixed martial arts, kickboxing, boxing, and BJJ. Juan served his country in the U.S. Air Force.

Mark Blais

MarkBrazilian Jiu-Jitsu

Mark is a black belt who has been training for over 10 years and teaching for another several. 

Meagan Roberts

meaganYoga Teacher


We support the We Defy Foundation whose mission is to provide combat veterans coping with military connected disabilities a long term means to overcome their challenges through Brazilian Jiu Jitsu.