The Machida Fundamental Program teaches the introduction of Martial Arts for Self-defense, improving body, mind, and technique. No experience is required since the program is organized as a university, in order to provide the best knowledge to defend yourself in many different real-life situations.

In addition, The Fundamental Program helps students to get in shape, working on cardio exercises, improving fitness and physical condition, in a safe and fun environment. Furthermore, the students practice Meditation after class, developing focus, confidence, and positivity.

The Machida Fundamental Program takes a total of 8 months to be completed, going from White Belt to Yellow, and Yellow Belt to Orange. At this program, students will learn Self-defense situations, Fundamentals of Martial Arts, and Basic Fight application.

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Chinzo Machida


With over 35 years of experience and knowledge, Chinzo Machida is one of the greatest Shotokan Karate competitors ever to exist in Brazil.

A 12-time National Brazilian Champion, he also earned the 2nd place at the Shotokan Kumite Worlds in 2006. Today, Chinzo is a professional MMA fighter, currently fighting for Bellator MMA, which stands as the second largest MMA organization in the world.

Besides his fighting career, Chinzo serves as the program coordinator and one of the main instructors at the Machida Karate Academy. Working hand in hand with Master Machida, he ensures that the integrity of the art is preserved across all programs.

Teaching is a great passion of Chinzo’s. He devotes himself wholeheartedly to sharing his knowledge, helping others refine their skills and reach their fullest potential.