CMJJ Academy & Affiliate Programs

Your pathway to Jiu-Jitsu mastery, community engagement, premium gear, & unparalleled educational resources

CMJJ Programs

Empower Your Academy

Unlock the full potential of your gym with our holistic suite of Jiu-Jitsu education, community building, exclusive gear access, and expert resources.

CMJJ Outpost

Ideal for programs with fewer than 15 students

  • Access to exclusive biannual affiliate events at a discounted rate
  • Comprehensive access to the Machado Method curriculum
  • Wholesale discounts on CMJJ gear
  • Bi-monthly live group Zoom lessons with Master Carlos Machado
  • Inclusion in closed social media groups for Machado affiliates.

CMJJ Affiliate

Owners seeking CMJJ partnership for growth of their brand

  • Includes everything from CMJJ Outpost
  • Special business sessions at our biannual affiliate events
  • Deeper wholesale discounts on CMJJ gear
  • Monthly collaborative Zoom sessions for academy owners
  • Monthly business-focused Zoom sessions
  • Opportunities to co-brand your logo with CMJJ gear
  • Exclusive industry discounts for all academy needs
  • Discounted access to seminars with Master Carlos Machado
  • Protected territory rights

Official CMJJ Academies

Academy owners committed to fully integrating with the CMJJ brand

  • Includes all benefits of the CMJJ Outpost & Affiliate
  • Personalized Official CMJJ Logo with your city
  • Exclusive rights to use the official CMJJ logo and name for your academy.
  • The deepest wholesale discounts on CMJJ gear.
  • Complimentary access to biannual affiliate events for two.
  • Priority and discounted access to seminars with Master Carlos Machado.
  • Additional time with Master Carlos Machado at affiliate events.
  • Exclusive Zoom calls for official CMJJ school owners.
  • Protected territory rights

Frequently Asked Questions

Explore common questions about joining the Carlos Machado Jiu Jitsu Association as an affiliate gym. Discover the benefits, requirements, and support we offer to help your gym grow and succeed in the world of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu.

Affiliating with us provides access to a comprehensive curriculum designed by Master Carlos Machado, opportunities for instructor certification, student grading systems, and marketing

We look for gyms that are committed to upholding the integrity and quality of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. This includes having a clean, safe training environment, a positive community atmosphere, and a willingness to follow the association’s curriculum and standards. Please contact us for a detailed list of requirements.

Start by filling out the affiliation inquiry form on our website. Following that, our team will reach out to discuss the next steps, which typically include an assessment of your gym, an interview, and a review of the affiliation benefits and obligations.

Absolutely. Affiliated gyms receive continuous support in the form of instructor training, curriculum updates, marketing materials, and event opportunities. Our goal is to foster a strong and supportive network where every affiliate can thrive.

Yes, we offer instructor certification programs that not only enhance teaching skills but also deepen understanding of Jiu Jitsu techniques and philosophies. Certified instructors are recognized for their expertise and commitment to excellence in teaching.

We provide affiliates with marketing materials, listing on our website, and promotional strategies to enhance visibility and attract new students. Our team also offers guidance on best practices for social media, events, and community engagement.

Yes, we foster a vibrant community of affiliate gym owners through online forums, annual meetings, and special events. This network allows for the exchange of ideas, experiences, and best practices among gym owners.

For detailed inquiries and to start the affiliation process, please reach out to our affiliation coordinator via the contact form on our website or directly via email/phone provided on the Contact Us page. We’re eager to discuss how we can work together to achieve mutual success.