8th degree red and white belt in Gracie jiu-jitsu

RIGAN MACHADO

BRAZILIAN JIU-JITSU ASSOCIATION

Not all family is blood!

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.

As an affiliate in the Rigan Machado BJJ Association you will be a member of one of the most respected and known BJJ Associations in the world. Our goal is to give our affiliates the knowledge and ability to become successful school owners, provide a proven curriculum, Association merchandise, certified Rank advancement, yearly Seminars and Instructor Meetings, as well as unite all Rigan Machado affiliate schools under Master Rigan Machado.

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Who is Rigan Machado?

Master Rigan Machado is a living legend in the world of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and is considered by many to be one of the greatest grappler to ever walk the face of the planet. Master Rigan holds the prestigious Red and White Belt and is nephew of the Legendary Grandmaster Carlos Gracie. Master Rigan Machado achieved his legendary stature at the world championship level by amassing a record like has never been seen again.

  • 1st Black Belt under Carlos Gracie Jr.
  • Undefeated in 13 Years of BJJ Competition
  • 365 Wins and 0 Losses in BJJ
  • 6x Pan-AM Champion 96-97 Weight and Absolute
  • 19 Matches in 1 day all won by submission
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Quality Direct from the source

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.

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Direct Access to Rigan Machado

Attend and host seminars directly with Rigan Machado at your school on your mat!

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Support from Association Members

We are all one family and here to support each other and help each other grow.

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Official Rank Certification

All official rank certificates are endorsed and backed directly by Rigan Machado.

What is Machado Jiu-Jitsu?

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.”

What do our members say

The Rigan Machado Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Association offers so many benefits but what do our members actually think?

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Mark Massey

Pocatello, ID

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Richard Hess

Denver, CO

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Larry Shealy

Hendersonville, NC

Individual Membership

For the One!

School Membership

For the Many!