"On 'Mastering The 21 Immutable Principles Of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu', Paulo Guillobel wears a hat of a scholar and proves that, in more than 26 years of practicing, he has not only trained, taught and competed at high level, but most important of all, has studied the art thoroughly. Every student, teacher and master will surely take advantage of the knowledge carefully organized in this book. This is by far the best Jiu-Jitsu book I ever read." -Luca Atalla, Vice President and Chief Editor of Gracie Magazine Until this book, there has never been a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu book that has comprehensively explained the most fundamental and unchangeable principles of this martial arts style. Paulo Guillobel's Mastering the 21 Immutable Principles of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is a one-of-a-kind book that goes deep into the foundation of the Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu techniques and strategies. With an understanding of the 21 principles revealed in this book, any BJJ student will be able to discover the invisible details behind any technique, and also understand why the techniques are being used.
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is a guide to the most effective and devastating techniques in popular martial arts by World Champion and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu legend Alexandre Paiva. The book contains over 1,000 full-color photographs demonstrating the moves that made the author the most feared competitor in BJJ circles and now one of the most sought after instructors. Jiu-Jitsu or Jujutsu came into prominence in the early 90's when jiu-jitsu expert Royce Gracie won the first, second, and fourth Ultimate Fighting Championships against much larger opponents who were using other styles such as boxing, muay thai, karate, and wrestling. Since then it has become one of the most popular styles in MMA due to its focus on ground fighting. Learn the techniques that have proven dominant in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu tournaments and in the Mixed Martial Arts cage: Takedowns The Closed Guard Passing The Closed Guard Butterfly Guard Open Guard Pass Side Control Half Guard Back Mount With sections devoted to both gi and no-gi techniques, whether training for a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu tournament or a Mixed Martial Arts fight, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is one book no true competitor can afford to miss.
Step-by-step photographs and illustrations demonstrate more than one hundred maneuvers from the traditional martial art of Brazilian jiu-jitsu, with an overview of the history of jiu-jitsu and its uses.
Gene Simco teaches that a solid mastery if the fundamentals of this martial art is essential in creating a foundation upon which the more advanced techniques can be built. With photos and step-by-step instruction, Simco shows the reader all the moves that are needed to take training to the next level. Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Basics also includes information on the primary positions and submissions, defences against punches, escapes from chokes and warm-up exercises. Whether you're a novice or an experienced martial artist, this is the book to refer to when taking to the mat.
Gracie has teamed up with Strom, fitness coach for Keyshawn Johnson, and Serena Williams, to create a customized program for martial artists. This program of strength training, cardiovascular routines, flexibility exercises, and nutrition includes step-by-step workout plans for beginner, intermediate, and black-belt practitioners.
"The tactics and techniques of two of the greatest competitors in the history of mixed martial arts combat, Renzo and Royler Gracie, are captured in this book. Their ôgrapplingö style of martial arts is explainedùmethods that focus on holds and throws rather than kicks and punches, and come closer to the spirit and nature of real fighting than other martial arts. Covered are the history, rules, philosophy, strategy, and positions of submission grappling, providing a complete account of this increasingly popular sport."
Showcasing their favorite and most effective finishing moves, world-renowned jiu-jitsu experts Helio Gracie and son Royler Gracie share the submission techniques that have helped them win fights for more than three decades. Sections of the book break down each submission procedure, presenting important details on how to put devastating combinations together in order to make practitioners more polished competitors. Personal advice on physical and mental training, combined with a deeper understanding of a match's end game, enables readers to elevate their performance and emerge victorious.
Author: Oliver Staark
Release Date: 2013-07-17
Genre: Sports & Recreation
Feeling confused? Is being a White Belt creating a few challenges? This is a manual designed to get White Belts to competent Blue Belts in as fast a time as possible. Zen Jiu Jitsu is more a rendition of concepts than techniques. This is the simplest and easiest way to break down and simplify the many and varied ideas, philosophies and combinations in the Brazilian Jiu Jitsu arsenal. For both competition jiu jitsu and self defense jiu jitsu most white belts need to fully understand the concepts, but it can be VERY confusing! Here is a short list of a few of the questions students ask, that are covered in depth: What is the guard and how do we utilize it best? What options do we have from guard? Why is posture and distance important? The mount is a powerful position but how do I get there? ... And when I do get there, how do I stay there? >Zen Jiu Jitsu - White to Blue Answers these Questions and Many More... It covers, Core Principles, Drilling techniques, Choosing a School, Technique Concepts, Tactical Considerations and more. It even includes some technique chains and Maps for the white belt to try when doing specific training or sparring. >Don't forget every black belt started out as a white belt. This manual also covers the motivational strategies to keep you moving along the path and towards becoming a competent blue belt. This is a great manual for anyone just starting Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Traditional Jiu Jitsu, MMA and Grappling. Scroll up and grab a copy today.
Author: BJ Penn
Publisher: Victory Belt Publishing
Release Date: 2009-08-10
Genre: Sports & Recreation
BJ PENN—UFC World Champion, Jiu-Jitsu World Champion, and best-selling author of Mixed Martial Arts: The Book of Knowledge—sheds new light on the sport of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu with this unprecedented examination of the closed guard. Through step-by-step color photographs and descriptive narrative, Penn shares his elaborate system for gaining control of your opponent's body while fighting off your back, and then unleashes more than eight fight-ending submissions. He divulges his most vicious strangleholds, including collar chokes, arm chokes, and triangle chokes. He demonstrates how to apply bone-breaking pressure to your opponent's wrist, elbow, and shoulder using his most ruthless straight arm bars, inverted arm bars, kimura locks, Americana locks, and omaplata locks. And to ensure your offense never gets shut down, Penn unveils your opponent's most common submission defenses, and then teaches you how to capitalize on that defense by transitioning into secondary submissions and a host of sweeps. Detailing dozens of ways to chain your attacks together to form fluid combinations, this book leaves no stone unturned. Whether you are new to the grappling arts or an experienced practitioner, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu: The Closed Guard will take your game to the next level.
The nuances of the guard, the most important position in jiu-jitsu, are covered in this instructional guide that teaches practitioners how to put up an impenetrable defense to any opponent. Showing how a myriad of techniques originate in the guard, including sweeps, reversals, and submissions, these drills demonstrate how small changes in hip position and weight distribution can make the difference between success and failure in submission combat. Extraordinarily detailed with tips from leading black belts and down-to-earth advice on what to think about during a match, this guide is instructive reading for even advanced belts seeking to refine their game.
Author: Eddie Bravo
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
Release Date: 2005-09-13
Genre: Sports & Recreation
An introduction to jiu-jitsu from one of its most dominant stars Thanks to the dominance of its practitioners at Ultimate Fighting Championships and other mixed martial arts tournaments, jiu-jitsu has become one of the most popular forms of martial arts in the United States. This fighting technique features ground fighting and submission moves that bewilder even the most ferocious opponents. In Jiu-Jitsu Unleashed, expert Eddie Bravo teaches you the moves that he used to defeat legendary Royler Gracie--a member of the reigning family of jiujitsu--the victory that made him one of the sport's most feared competitors. Jiu-Jitsu Unleashed features: Detailed instruction on stance, kicks, punches, takedowns, and submissions Step-by-step photos of basic and advanced moves modeled by "Fear Factor" host and former "NewsRadio" star Joe Rogan Various theories and strategies behind training and competing
Saulo Ribeiro—six-time Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu World Champion—is world-renowned for his functional jiu-jitsu knowledge and flawless technique. In Jiu-Jitsu University, Ribeiro shares with the public for the first time his revolutionary system of grappling, mapping out more than 200 techniques that carry you from white to black belt. Illuminating common jiu-jitsu errors and then illustrating practical remedies, this book is a must for all who train in jiu-jitsu. Not your run-of-the-mill technique book, Jiu-Jitsu University is a detailed training manual that will ultimately change the way jiu-jitsu is taught around the globe.
Author: Ryan Fiorenzi
Release Date: 2013-12-16
"This book is a very insightful roadmap that I would definitely recommend to every beginner that wants to find simple directions in understanding and applying the basics of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu." -Roger Machado, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Legend This guide is for the beginner in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu looking to avoid a lot of the frustration that many students experience. Most books about BJJ teach technique. If you are looking for more techniques, this book is not for you! This guide will teach you: 1) How to not be overwhelmed by the huge amount of techniques in BJJ. 2) The secret to good defense. 3) How to not develop the most common bad habits that almost all beginners fall into. 4) How to prevent and deal with injuries. 5) How to not get tired while training, without having to develop ridiculous cardio. "Ryan is leading a new generation of American BJJ Black Belts who have all of the competitive skills, but also a great ability to communicate and teach the underlying concepts. That's exactly what this book does so well." -David Meyer Member of the "Dirty Dozen," One of the Original 12 American Black Belts, and Creator of the Master Class Curriculum. "This book is an invaluable resource for grapplers. Mr. Fiorenzi's guidance helped me reach another level. Not only did Mr. Fiorenzi's book allow me to take an outside look at my game, it allowed me to reflect on my character, and ultimately, become a better person." -Scott Burke, Blue Belt