108 Kegman Rd. W suite 102, Chesapeake, Virginia 23322
Gustavo Machado Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Chesapeake

South Chesapeake's Premier Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Academy

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Testimonials


Mike D

Greg is a straight up amazing person, many people I look up to certain qualities in, but Greg is an overall a good person to model after.  This gym is large, has tons of changing rooms and is wel...

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Trey Baker

Shout out to GMBJJ chesapeake  for teaching my niece the fundamentals of Brazilian jujitsu, while she was here on fall break! Professor Greg and his colleagues were passionate about instructing a...

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David Griffin

Amazing place to learn Jiu Jitsu!! Professor Greg is a great teacher. All the coaches do a fantastic job of helping me understand what I need to do to keep getting better. Gustavo’s is a great f...

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Lauren Nonnenmacher

With absolutely no knowledge of Jiu Jitsu, we brought our 6 year old son in less than a month after GMBJJ Chesapeake opened. We were welcomed with open arms and loved the clean, new facility. Professo...

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Carl Sanders

Level of instruction and attention to detail is second to none! The previous gym that I trained at produced multiple UFC fighters including one UFC champion; the training here at GMBJJ Chesapeake is s...

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Carter Slawson

I was only in town for the summer, but I can’t believe what I was able to learn in such a short time. Professor Greg Walker treated me like a regular student even though he knew I was only there...

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Meet Our Staff

Instructor Greg Walker with Gustavo Machado Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Chesapeake

Greg Walker

Owner/Head Instructor

Greg Walker is currently a second degree Brazilian Jiu Jitsu black belt under Gustavo Machado. His training started in the year 2000, in Folk Style wrestling. Wrestling continued through high school, venturing into Freestyle and Greco Roman as well. Once Greg joined the US Navy, he tried out for the All Navy Wrestling Team and earned the ...
Instructor Chester Wright with Gustavo Machado Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Chesapeake

Chester Wright

Adult/Youth Instructor

Chester (Chet) Wright originally from Des Moines, Iowa started his Martial Arts Journey in the Art of Judo when he moved to Virginia in 2009. He continued with Judo until late 2012 when he was finally able to pursue a life long goal of training in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, a pursuit that started at the age of 10 after watching a young Royce Gracie in ...
Instructor Chance Walker with Gustavo Machado Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Chesapeake

Chance Walker

Youth/Adult Instructor

Chance Walker, originally from Houston, TX, earned his black belt from Gustavo Machado in 2020. His love for martial arts started young, influenced by his father, a 3 rd degree black belt in Tae Kwon Do and professional kickboxing fighter and coach. He began his formal training in 2008 and has trained and competed in BJJ on 6 continents ...
Instructor Michaela with Gustavo Machado Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Chesapeake

Michaela

Youth Coach

Michaela started Jiu Jitsu with the academy opening in January of 2018. She and her two daughters were Professor Greg’s first official students here at Gustavo Machado Chesapeake. What started off as a fun activity to do with her family has become a passion and way of life. Michaela believes strongly in Jiu Jitsu and the lessons it can help ...

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