To provide an environment open to all skill levels that is goal orientated and provides the structure needed for success in life and combat sports. Through practical application students will grow in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Boxing, Muay Thai, Wrestling, and fight conditioning. The greatest lesson that is developed is the permanent strength of the mind and body; with the confidence that will carry you through whatever obstacles life throws at you!


Located at 179 Conant St. Pawtucket, Rhode Island in the heart of the historic mill district Tri-Force MMA has been owned and operated by Keith and Peter Jeffrey since 2007.  At 15,000 square feet Tri-Force MMA is Rhode Island's largest Mixed Martial Arts Dojo/Training facility. It is equipped with a cage, a fully equipped fitness center, indoor turf, and is home to the best Strength and Conditioning system on the planet, Training for Warriors! Champions such Brennan Ward, Mike "the Beast" Campbell, George "el Conquistador" Rivera, Chuck "Cold Steele" O'Neil, Eric "the Dream Catcher" Spicely, Todd "the Hulk" Chatelle, "Filthy" Tom Lawlor, and Edwin "La Bomba" Rodriguez (WBA Super Middle Weight top 10 contender) have all elevated their training in Rhode Island's premier MMA facility. As always, we offer a no obligation free trial week of training, so reserve your free week today!



Keith is the co-owner of Tri-force MMA LLC and owner and head coach of Training for Warriors Rhode Island LLC.  Keith is a National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) certified coach with a PES (Performance Enhancement Specialist) from the nationally accredited organization.  Keith has trained in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu for the last 13 years and has achieved a brown belt. He has won multiple NAGA expert division No-Gi wins.  He also fought professional mixed martial arts for close to a decade with a record of 8-3-1.  Keith trained his striking skills with Diamond Dave Keefe and William Soukhamthath for over a decade.  He looks to share his wealth of knowledge and provide the discipline and structure for all his students to help them reach their full potential.


Pete is the co-owner of Tri-force MMA LLC and a highly motivated mixed martial arts trainer with 12+years of experience. Pete is a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt belt under Tim Burrill (TBBJJ)/Carlos Machado (RCJ Machado Jiujitsu) and was a professional mixed martial arts fighter from 2005-2012. He has worked with and coached many of the areas top pros and amateurs. Pete had the honor of being named the 2012 CES MMA coach of the year. He also holds the position of head coach of Brown University's Mixed Martial Arts team (GAMMA) and is a level 2 certified Training for Warriors (TFW) Trainer. Always a student of the game, Pete takes great pride in helping his students meet their goals as mixed martial artists.


Dave Keefe, AKA "Diamond Dave," fought as an amateur boxer, kickboxer and backyard mma brawler in the late 1990s.  He switched over to boxing coaching in 1999. Since then Dave most notably trained Demetrius Andrade, whom he began working with at the age of 10 as an amateur and continued working with until he was 11-0 as a professional. Under Dave's guidance, Andrade earned a position on the 2008 US Olympic Boxing Team and won the 2007 World Amateur title along with National Golden Glove, US Open, and various junior titles.

Dave also trained Danny O’Connor to the National Golden Glove and US Open national championships and then helped bring him to 14-1 as a professional.  In 2010 he worked as a second in the corners of Jesse Brinkley and Peter Manfredo Jr. in WBC World Championship fights.  Most recently, Dave trained Julian Pollard for the BKB World Heavyweight title in 2014.

Over the years in MMA Dave has coached Keith Jeffrey, Andre Soukhamthath, Greg Rebello, Eric Spicely, Chuck O’Neil and Peggy Morgan.  Dave is nationally known for his work as a cut man and hand wrapper for World Series of Fighting and Titan FC. He is also a blue belt in BJJ under Tim Burrill.  Dave’s philosophy for his students is for them to find ways to finish opponents while being technically sound.