Hardcore Gym, Origem BJJ and Mansour Tae Kwon Do are proud to present one of Sydney's most experienced MMA training collaborations.
Origem BJJ was established in 1998 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil by none other than Coral Belt Grandmaster Guilherme Doria Machado & his son Professor Leonardo Machado. Professor Leonardo Machado came from Brazil with a mission to open a branch of Origin Jiu-Jitsu in Australia, to expand and continue teaching the old school of jiu jitsu, bringing back the essence of the art.
Leonardo has trained with Ricardo Marques of Brazilian Top Team Juiz de Fora since 2002. A first-degree black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu since 2011, Professor Machado has competed in multiple high-profile BJJ events. He was vice champion (super heavy division) of the 2011 Pan Jiu-Jitsu Championship and winner of the 2011 Carlson Gracie Cup. The following year, he was crowned champion of the Helio Gracie Cup and placed third at the San Francisco Open. In 2013, Professor Machado won the Dallas open and placed third at the San Francisco Open.
Mansour Tae Kwon Do
Grand Master Mansour Mansour has been involved in TaeKwonDo for nearly 40 years. He currently holds a seventh-degree black belt, which he received from Grand Master Sung Soo Lee. Mansour Mansour has competed at State National and International level and is the 2012 Pan Pacific Masters Games Gold Medalist 2014 Bronze Medalist. Mansour Mansour was selected for the 1988 Olympic Games in Seoul, South Korea under the Australian Taekwondo Association.