If you’re into Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, MMA, UFC, Martial Arts or just getting into shape then you’ve come to the right place. John Machado instructs Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu for all ages at the Lima Taekwondo & Martial Arts Academy in Torrance, California, and an affiliate of RCJ Machado Jiu-Jitsu.
John is one of five brothers of world-renowned Machado Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu martial art family (Others being Rigan, Roger, Carlos and Jean Jacques). Born in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, John began his jiu-jitsu training over twenty years ago. Dominating the competitive arena of Brazilian fin -Jitsu in his native country, seizing every major title and competitive award from 1982-1990. John holds the prestigious rank of 4th degree black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.
Dominating the Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu scene both in the U.S. and in international competition, John is one of the most admired and respected Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu practitioners in the world today. Recognized and respected for his outstanding fighting and competitive accomplishments, as well as his teaching expertise, John is in demand throughout the world as one of the foremost authorities in the martial arts. John’s talent has been showcased in several major motion pictures and television appearances.