Chinzo Machida

chinzo-coachChinzo Machida

Sensei Chinzo – Head Coach

Chinzo Machida is one of the greatest Shotokan karate competitors ever produced in Brazil. He is a 12-time National Brazilian Champion and placed second at the Shotokan Kumite Worlds in 2006.

Chinzo is the program coordinator at Machida Karate Academy and works closely with Master Machida to ensure the integrity of the art is preserved in all programs.

Chinzo is a professional MMA fighter, currently fighting for Bellator MMA, second largest MMA promotion in the world.


  • Shotokan Karate Black Belt
  • 12 Time Kumite Brazilian Champion
  • Silver Medal in JKA Karate World Championship
  • Best Knockout Award by Inside MMA 2014
  • BJJ Black Belt
  • Bellator’s MMA Fighter