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Machado: Heart of a Champion
Machado Heart of a Champion
Actor: Jean Jacques Machado
Genres: Sports, Documentary
NR     2003     1hr 10min


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Actor: Jean Jacques Machado
Genres: Sports, Documentary
Sub-Genres: Documentary, Biography
Studio: Bci / Eclipse
Format: DVD - Color
DVD Release Date: 04/15/2003
Release Year: 2003
Run Time: 1hr 10min
Screens: Color
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 0
MPAA Rating: NR (Not Rated)
Languages: English

Movie Reviews

Great DVD
J. Marszalek | Pittsburgh, PA United States | 11/13/2003
(5 out of 5 stars)

"I just finished watching the DVD last night and thought it was a great DVD for the price. I stumbled upon this and didn't know what to expect. For less than $15 this is a great buy. Great production value."Machado: Heart of the Champion" is a 60 minute look at the Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Master Jean Jacques Machado (cousin to the famous Gracie family). You hear Jean Jacque Machado talk about his career in BJJ and his philosophy behind what he does. Also appearing are some of his students. The video has several fights from his career including some footage from Sambo tournaments.Here is the chapter list on the DVD:
1) Introduction
2) Jiu-Jitsu in Police Work.
3) 1986 Brazilian National Championship
4) Machado vs Nakai
5) Machado vs Ismail
6) The Machado Family
7) The Teacher
8) 1999 Abu Dhabi Submission Wrestling World Championship
9) Closing / CreditsThis is an excerpt from the description of the DVD from the back of the packaging:
"...Take a journey with Jean Jacques from his competitions in Brazil to his present day triumphs including his stellar victory of the Light-Heavyweight championship in Abu Dhabi. See his now famous battle with Wallid Ismail in which Jean Jacques simply dominates his highly regarded opponent....""