In our Little Dragons Karate classes, kids between the age of 4 and 6 will be introduced to Machida Karate essential techniques, focus on self-defense, coordination, and fundamentals of karate, in a safe, fun, and friendly Dojo.

A variety of drills are used to teach Machida Karate in a ludic way, so the kids learn while having fun. Kids will learn about Karate values and principles, such as respect, discipline, and confidence, in order to improve mind, body, and technique. In addition, Our Little Dragons will be practicing together with other Little Dragons, developing social skills, teamwork, and focus.

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.

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