Our Academy is North Carolina’s Premier Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Dojo. Our main instructor, Professor Michael Donvito, is a 5th Degree Black Belt and the highest ranking active black belt in the state. Our methods will improve your technique and take your training to a higher level.

Our “At Your School” programs suit any age, ability, and need. Our unique programming allows us to come to you. We have several successful Brazilian Jiu Jitsu programs in private schools throughout North Carolina.

Our Home School classes provide the opportunity for home school age children to enjoy all the benefits of this great sport every Tuesday afternoon.

Our clinical programs, through our partnership with All American Counseling, Wellness and Consulting, PLLC provide Therapeutic Recreation for children through Martial Arts. Make an appointment with us so we can assess your family’s goals.


Head Instructor Michael Donvito

5th Degree Black Belt

Trained and Promoted Directly Under Master Carlos Machado

History of the Machado Brothers

Nephews to one of the founders of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, late master “Carlos Gracie”, The Machado Brothers learned from an early age the martial art that eventually exploded all over the world. The Machados had the honor to learn from the founder of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, the late Carlos Gracie Sr., and several of their cousins in the Gracie family.


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