MEET THE 805 BRAZILIAN JIU JITSU PROFESSORS
Professor Christian Ricardo Medina
1st Degree JJ Machado Black Belt
Professor Christian Medina started wrestling in junior high. Shortly after 9/11, Christian started Krav-Maga in Chatsworth, CA. In 2004, he began formal Brazilian Jiu Jitsu training at the Yamasaki Academy in Rockville, MD and supplemented his training with Judo at the NIH Judo Club in Bethesda, MD.
In 2007, he joined the Jean-Jacques Machado Academy in Tarzana, Ca., and was promoted to the elite rank of Black Belt by Master Jean Jacques Machado in 2014.
Today, Christian is one of a handful of martial artists in the world with a 3rd degree Black Belt diploma in Krav-Maga, a 1st degree Black Belt diploma awarded directly by Master Jean Jacques Machado, and a brown belt in Judo.