Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Basic Techniques

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Basic Techniques

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by Fabio Gurgel, Fabio Duca Amaral
     
 

This comprehensive guide to “the gentle art” by one of its foremost practitioners and teachers helps readers master the fundamentals on which a confident self-defense or professional competition career are based. The book covers the history and theory of jiu-jitsu; contains extensive sections on practical techniques such as strikes, holds, locks, throws

Overview

This comprehensive guide to “the gentle art” by one of its foremost practitioners and teachers helps readers master the fundamentals on which a confident self-defense or professional competition career are based. The book covers the history and theory of jiu-jitsu; contains extensive sections on practical techniques such as strikes, holds, locks, throws, and evasions; distinguishes Brazilian lineages such as ground fighting and sudden attack techniques from other traditions; and shows readers how they can overcome any attacker, with as little effort and physical strength as possible.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781583941652
Publisher:
North Atlantic Books
Publication date:
05/15/2007
Pages:
160
Sales rank:
416,387
Product dimensions:
6.60(w) x 9.47(h) x 0.35(d)

Meet the Author

Fabio Gurgel was the first fighters to earn a black belt from Jacare, and under the tutelage of both Jacare and Rickson Gracie became a champion across fighting sports and generations. In Brazilian jiu-jitsu he has earned countless accolades, including eight World championships. Gurgel was one of the forerunners in mixed martial arts, competing and winning in this arena numerous times. He currently heads a chain of schools in Brazil, and travels and teaches around the world.

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Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Basic Techniques 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Phil More than 1 year ago
While this book may not have as many techniquies as some other books on groundfighting out there, it is nonetheless a good book, and a great manual for someone who is trying learn the basics. The material is well written and has very illustrative pictures that together make it a great tool for learning. My copy is already starting to get dog-eared from use...