Martial Arts


Carlos Machado Jiu Jitsu in Lake Highlands has been changing the lives of athletes for years. Our goal is not only to create the next generation of martial artists, but to build a better world. We cultivate the confidence and skill set of every student that walks through our doors, whether it’s your first class or you’re already a black belt. After going through the Carlos Machado Jiu Jitsu in Lake Highlands curriculum, you are bound to grow immensely as both a martial artist and a person. We are here to help you with the next step of your journey!

Cubs (Ages 3-5)


BJJ helps kids gain confidence, learn discipline, focus their energy, foster respect for others, and be a part of a one-of-a-kind community full of future friends and mentors!


Martial Arts

It’s never too early to develop a passion for Martial Arts. Here at Carlos Machado Jiu Jitsu in Lake Highlands, the development of our youngest students is our top priority.


Jiu Jitsu

Training in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ) is known to improve fitness levels, prepare its practitioners for situations requiring self-defense, and relieve stress.



Besides being a super interactive and Culturally rich class, Capoeira can help develop balance, coordination, core strength, the general level of fitness, flexibility, and sense of rhythm and awareness of your own body.



Jiu Jitsu is the perfect Self Defense system for women and at Carlos Machado Jiu Jitsu Lake Highlands we have a great program designed specially for ladies and their needs.

Old Man

Jiu Jitsu

Can I start Jiu Jitsu after 40?

YES, you can definitely start your Jiu-Jitsu journey in your 40s, 50s and even 60s.

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