Master Rigan Machado is a living legend in the world of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and is considered by many to be the greatest grappler to ever walk the face of the planet. Master Rigan holds the prestigious Red and Black 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 never been seen again. Read More...


Recent Events


Master Rigan Machado put on an awesome Seminar in Florida at Larry Shealy's Total Defense and Fitness Academy! Professor Larry Shealy was promoted to 2nd degree Black Belt by Master Rigan!

Master Rigan Machado had a great reunion and class at his Academy in Beverly Hills. Bob Bass received his 6th degree Black Belt as well as several other promotions, such as Josh Barnett receiving his Black Belt.

Long time Rigan Machado Black Belt, Chris Hauter received his 5th degree Black Belt in his famous Garage in California!

Welcome Clinton Carr of Iron Lion Jiu-Jitsu Satellite Club in Post Falls, Idaho to the Association!