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whistlekick Martial Arts Radio

May 30, 2022

Carlos Machado is a multi Hall of Fame Instructor of Jiu Jitsu and known in Texas and the Southwest region of the United States as the “Godfather of Jiu-Jitsu”.

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Master Carlos Machado- Episode 714

Master Carlos Machado began his training at the legendary Gracie academy where he was taught and mentored directly by his uncle, Grandmaster Carlos Gracie. All of the Machado brothers spend a lot of time at the Gracie Compound with all the Gracie kids. They played together, ate together, trained together, and simply grew up together. After moving to the southern part of Rio de Janeiro, Copacabana, Carlos Machado was then taught and mentored directly by the legendary Rolls Gracie.

One of the main goals of Master Carlos Machado is to simply make the “Average Student, Above Average”. His mission is also to teach his instructors to be the best they can be by mentoring them and instilling in them a solid foundation on many levels, which will greatly benefit not only their own students but also themselves individually on and off the mats and will ultimately enable successful operation of the many premium Carlos Machado Jiu Jitsu Academies in the United States and around the world.

In this episode, Master Carlos Machado talks about his journey as one of the best Jiu Jitsu masters in America. Listen to learn more!

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