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Discover your potential under 8th Degree Coral Belt Master Carlos Machado’s expert guidance.

October 12-15

Courtyard Dallas Carrollton and Carrollton Conference Center

Courtyard Marriot Get Your Discount

Fall 2023 Training Weekend

The Fall 2023 Training Weekend is open to martial arts practitioners of all styles, backgrounds and affiliations. Join us for an immersive experience in martial arts mastery, from comprehensive training to personal development, with enriching business expert insights and community-building activities. This four-day event blends physical rigor, tactical strategies, and networking in a transformative journey designed to advance your Jiu-Jitsu prowess and understanding.

A Gateway to Mastery, Growth, and Community

Immersive Jiu-Jitsu Training

Step onto the mat and feel the pulse of an intense training experience. Dive deep into the intricacies of Jiu-Jitsu with our comprehensive training sessions designed to sharpen your skills, elevate your tactics, and broaden your understanding of this dynamic martial art.

Networking Opportunities

Engage with a vibrant community of Jiu-Jitsu practitioners. Network with fellow affiliates, learn from each other's experiences, and forge lifelong connections. Celebrate the spirit of Jiu-Jitsu as you join a community that shares your passion and drive.

Personal Development

These sessions focus on instilling a winning mindset, designed to help you navigate challenges with tenacity and seize opportunities with gusto. This winning mindset isn't just for the mat, but spills over into your everyday life, empowering you with resilience, discipline, and a focused approach to problem-solving. This personal development is an integral part of our training weekend, promising growth in and beyond the realm of Jiu-Jitsu.

Rank Testing and Open Mat Access

Earn your stripes. Participate in rank testing to gauge your progress and push your limits. Benefit from the insights of our experienced team and gain recognition for your growth and dedication. Relish the freedom of open mat sessions where you can apply your learnings, spar with fellow affiliates, and receive real-time feedback from our esteemed instructors.

Exclusive Seminars

Absorb wisdom from exclusive seminars hosted by accomplished professionals. Get a peek into the tactical side of Jiu-Jitsu, the strategies that govern the game, and the philosophy that underlies this revered martial art.

Business Insight

If you're running a dojo or plan to, our business sessions are a goldmine. Learn from industry veterans who have successfully blended the art of Jiu-Jitsu with the science of business. From marketing strategies to management tips, they're sharing it all.


Thursday October 12

2:00 – 5:00 PM Doors Open All Ranks Testing
5:00 – 7:00 PM Welcome & Gi Training With Master Carlos Machado
5:00 – 5:50 PM Master Carlos Machado: Accelerate your Jiu-Jitsu Game Specific Training Concepts
6:00 – 7:30 PM Master Carlos Machado: Guard Retention Strategies
7:30 – 8:00 PM Prep Time for Official CMJJ School Owners
8:00 – 9:00 PM All Ranks Testing
8:30 PM – Official CMJJ School Owners Dinner With Master Machado

Friday October 13

7am – 8:00 AM Open Mat / Rank Testing
8:00 – 12:00 AM NOGI SESSIONS
8:00 – 8:45 AM Prof Justin Overton: WrestleJudoJitsu! Effective chained takedowns
8:50 – 9:35 AM Prof Derrick Adkins: Open Guard Passing Concepts
9:40 – 10:25 AM Business: William Pierce: New member Ninja Websites
10:30 – 11:15 AM Prof Virgil Allen: K Guard Attack Concepts
11:20 – 12:05 PM Master Carlos Machado: North South Game

2:00 – 8:00 PM GI SESSIONS
2:00 – 2:45 PM Prof Larry Keith: Judo for Jiu-Jitsu
2:50 – 3:35 PM Prof Orlando Waugh: Kimura & Handcuff Game
3:40 – 4:35 PM Business: George Bryant: Customer Journey
4:40 – 5:25 PM Prof Bryce Eddy: Knee on Belly Strategies
5:30 – 6:25 PM Prof Brad Scott: De La RIva Gameplan
6:25 – 8:00 PM Master Carlos Machado:
8:15 – 9:00 PM ICE BREAKER: Master Carlos Machado invites everyone to connect in the lobby

Saturday October 14

7:00 – 8:00 AM Master Machado’s Black Belt Open Mat
8:00 – 12:05 AM NOGI SESSIONS
8:00 – 8:45 AM Prof Tony Williams: Seated Offense & Wrestle Up Game
8:50 – 9:35 AM Prof Jason Sampson: Arm Saddle Choi Bar Concepts
9:40 – 10:25 AM Business Nick Dougherty: Social Media Simplification for Academy Success
10:30 – 11:15 AM Prof Armando Sanchez: Butterfly & X-Guard Formula
11:20 – 12:05 PM Master Carlos Machado:
12:05 – 1:30 PM LUNCH BREAK

1:30 – 6:30 PM GI SESSIONS
1:30 – 2:15 PM Prof Jeremy Metcalf: Double Sleeve Control Strategies
2:20 – 3:05 PM Prof Kevin Henderson: Headquarters Passing System
3:10 – 3:55 PM Prof Gregg Hamilton: Lapel Game Concepts
4:00 – 4:45 PM Prof Eddie Avelar: Broken Butterfly / Pro guard
4:50 – 6:30 PM Master Carlos Machado: Assembling all the Pieces Technique and Special Q&A

Limited Edition Rashguard

The Fall 2023 Rashguard boasts a unique, stylish design that reflects the spirit of the season and the fervor of Jiu-Jitsu. Its vibrant colors and striking graphics will ensure you stand out, while the subtle branding displays your affiliation with pride. Tap the photos to enlarge the rashguard.

MUST REGISTER before Sept 15th to receive the Rashguard

Transformative Experience

This is more than just a training event. It’s a transformative journey that will mold you into a more skillful, more insightful practitioner and individual. Immerse yourself in the depth of Jiu-Jitsu and emerge stronger, smarter, and more passionate than ever before.

Don’t miss out on this extraordinary opportunity to explore new horizons, foster growth, and ignite your passion for Jiu-Jitsu. Spots are filling up fast, so secure your place today.

P.S. Remember, this is not just another weekend, it’s a chance to honor your dedication, celebrate your achievements, and create unforgettable memories in the world of Jiu-Jitsu. Are you ready to embark on this exciting adventure?

Experience the Thrill of the Mat at CMJJ Invitational 2023

Are you prepared to step onto the mat and raise the bar? The CMJJ Invitational 2023 is not just another competition – it’s your springboard to excellence in Jiu-Jitsu. Master Carlos Machado offers you more than a tournament, he presents an opportunity for personal growth and mastery. Embrace the thrill of the challenge and set your mark in the arena of grappling. This event is about transformation, not just participation. Sign up now and unleash the champion within.
This will be exclusively open to Carlos Machado Jiu-Jitsu Affiliation students and those personally invited by Carlos Machado. We believe that your dedication and skills in this discipline would make a fantastic addition to this event. 🌟

NOTE: Registration for invitation is seperate registration from Fall Weekend training. 

Take Advantage of the Courtyard Marriott Discount

Courtyard Marriott is offering a special discounted room rate for attendees who book early. Space is limited – reserve your spot and book your room today to train with the best!

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