1328 N. Hwy 395, Suite 202 Gardnerville, NV 89410
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FUJII – MACHADO Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu



Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (referred to as BJJ) is considered to be the most popular, effective and fastest growing martial art today!  The Machado Brothers are members of the Gracie Jiu-Jitsu family are these families are the premiere Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu styles in the world today. The Machado family and the Gracie family are related by marriage and have the same lineage which many people do not know.  Black Belt Master George Fujii and his Team Fujii/ Machado Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu instructors have trained with both these families and the eldest brother, Coral Belt Master Carlos Machado is our Head Instructor.  

Our goal is to help the student learn to defend and protect themselves and ultimately be able to control and defeat a much stronger and larger opponent. That is the beauty of BJJ!  You will learn how to escape and control your opponent in addition to positioning and transitioning, submissions, chokes, takedowns, joint locks, joint manipulations, and pressure points. You will develop technical skills, balance, leverage and get in great physical condition and eventually be able to use any opponents strengths against them.

Jiu Jitsu training will get you in the best shape in your life!  Our classes are suited for beginner level up to the advance grappler and competition level.  Men, women, kids and teens of all ages are all welcome to come and participate because Jiu-Jitsu is for everyone!  

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu has historically been one of the hardest martial arts to earn any belt rank in so it may take the student years of training just to get their first belt. BJJ is one the best martial arts that will give the practitioner the ability to survive a real street fight in today’s world.  Jiu-Jitsu is used today by many top Mixed Martial Arts competitors.

Many of our students are not interested in competing but want the skill and knowledge they can learn training in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu with experienced and seasoned instructors and coaches.  Here at Team Fujii/ Machado BJJ we have been teaching BJJ full time for over 30 years and Master George Fujii has coached literally over 10,000 competition matches thru the years!   

Our classes are conducive to fast learning for individuals of any experience level, beginner to advanced and any fitness level from inactive to the professional athlete.  Classes are taught in a safe, positive, friendly and professional environment.  If you just want to learn what BJJ is all about or if you are a serious competitor wanting to hone your skills or if you are an up and coming MMA fighter, come see our big, beautiful and clean, state of the art facility and discover the excitement of training like the pros without the dangers of being in the octagon! 

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We are Northern Nevada’s most complete and diverse Academy and we have been in business longer than any other gym!  We hold a very high percentage overall Win/Loss record over 30+ years and most of our MMA and BJJ competitors have been very successful.  We have even received letters from the Nevada State Senate congratulating our team on outstanding achievement and competition excellence!  We welcome you to come train at the home of the champions with our skilled instructors and teammates!  AND BRING A FRIEND!