Welcome to the Rigan Machado Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Association!
Team Rigan Machado is the premier destination for anyone interested in learning the art of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. Our students range from professional fighters to businessmen, but on the mat everyone quickly becomes part of the same Jiu-Jitsu family. Our Affiliate Academies offer exemplary training for fitness, self-defense, body/mind conditioning, as well as women and children’s classes.
Understand that Machado Jiu-Jitsu isn’t just about self-defense, competition or even physical fitness. You’ll quickly learn, in Master Rigan’s words:
..it’s about personal empowerment, discipline, confidence and
respect. Jiu-jitsu has the potential to change a person’s life.
Every student is important and we are fully committed to providing extraordinary instruction, with an emphasis on safety, technical proficiency and a focus on developing a constructive and positive attitude.
All classes are taught by certified Machado instructors with extensive knowledge of the art. Members receive quality instruction in Machado Jiu-Jitsu and belt testing according to the rigorous standards of Master Rigan Machado.
Any official rank certificates endorsed by Rigan Machado.