Master carlos machado

We Don’t Just Teach the Martial Arts... We Change Lives!

Carlos Machado Jiu Jitsu is the place to be for world class Brazilian Jiu Jitsu training. Headed by the highest ranked Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Instructor in the Southwest, Head Instructor Master Carlos Machado.

Carlos Machado is proud to offer classes for students of ALL LEVELS of experience - from no experience at all to the accomplished martial artist, form overweight to super-fit, all ages, and both men and women are welcome.

For over 40 years the Machado Brothers have been dedicated to the art of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. The name RCJ carries the initials of each of the four brothers (“R” for Roger, “C” for Carlos, and “J” for Jean Jacques and John). Nephews to one of the founders of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, late master “Carlos Gracie”, the Machado Brothers combine the nuances of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu with their own teachings of humility and service, illustrated by the motto “LEAVE YOUR EGO AT THE DOOR”.

Carlos Machado Jiu-Jitsu believes the practice of Martial Arts, specifically Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, has the ultimate goal of improving student’s lives as individuals while adopting a healthier and more balanced lifestyle.

You’ll get a big boost in confidence, learn new skills, and become part of a martial arts legacy. It’s so easy to start…simply show up and begin seeing results within the first couple of weeks.

  • No prior experience needed

  • Learn powerful self-defense moves

  • Get lean & fit quickly

  • Perfect for all ages

We don’t just teach Martial Arts…we change lives. Our classes are fast paced, high-energy and introduce you into an authentic approach to learning Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. Skills taught are realistic for self defense and great for increasing fitness and stamina.

Students learn from the start strategies for advancing in rank after completing time and skill requirements. All in a safe and fun environment! You’ll make new friends and the students are helpful to each other. This helps you achieve great results in a short amount of time as well.

We look forward to working with you soon and are here to answer any additional questions you may have. All of our info can be found o the contact page should you want to set up a facility tour or call to have any questions answered.

Welcome to the family!

Master Machado welcoming us to the family!




333 Peagler Way

Suite F

Moncks Corner, SC 29461

Tel: 843-809-2886

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