Machado Black Belt and Instructor in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
Trained by Carlos Machado, nephew of the founder of Brazilian
Jiu-Jitsu, Carlos Gracie Sr.
Universal Martial Arts Hall of Fame – 2004
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Instructor of the Year
Teaching and technical proficiency acquired from over thirty years of meaningful, consistent training, under various gifted instructors worldwide. Among them, original JKD instructors – Ted Lucay Lucay and Paul Vunak, Muay Thai World
Champion Kickboxer – Yuki Horiuchi, and currently with Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu World Champion – Carlos Machado, since 1996.
Respects and credit also to Kenpo World Champion – Darwin Jones, Sifu Vince McKay, Olympic Boxing Coach – Terry Mclaughlin, Allen Mohler, and Mr. Lucky Luciano.