The Machida Karate Teen Tigers Program teaches Machida Karate and sellf-defense skills techniques to teenagers between 12 and 15 years old, in a challenging way, developing physical skills, confidence, and karate abilities that will be fundamental to build strong and mature adults. In this program, students will learn:

  • Machida Karate techniques, speed and precision.
  • How to improve coordination, balance, flexibility, strength, stamina
  • How to dominate feelings such as Courage, self-esteem, self-control, respect and discipline


The training atmosphere is safe, supportive and non-competitive, since Karate emphasizes the team work in order to achieve individual goals.

Students will be learning on an individual level, but they will also be learning with their fellow class mates and instructors, which will naturally help create a space where everyone can learn together, as well as socialize together. Try 1 week for free!

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.

Try 1 unlimeted week for free!

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