Mastering the Twister: Jiu Jitsu for Mixed Martial Arts Competition

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"The Twister" is a neck-jarring, spine-torturing submission hold refined and mastered by Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu superstar Eddie Bravo.

Early in his jiu-jitsu career, Eddie Bravo dominated dozens of jiu-jitsu competitions with this unorthodox move. When the Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation banned his trademark move, he proved the effectiveness of his entire grappling style by defeating the legendary Royler Gracie without "The Twister".

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Overview

"The Twister" is a neck-jarring, spine-torturing submission hold refined and mastered by Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu superstar Eddie Bravo.

Early in his jiu-jitsu career, Eddie Bravo dominated dozens of jiu-jitsu competitions with this unorthodox move. When the Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation banned his trademark move, he proved the effectiveness of his entire grappling style by defeating the legendary Royler Gracie without "The Twister".

In Mastering the Twister: Jiu-Jitsu for Mixed Martial Arts Competition, Bravo uses over 1,200 color photos and descriptive narrative to illustrate snaring an opponent in the infamous Twister from virtually every control position. Also revealed is the entire Twister Side Control game, dozens of submissions from the mount, numerous routes to take your opponent's back, highly effective ways to pass your opponent's guard, and the secrets of "The Truck", Bravo's patented control position.

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"Eddie Bravo's approach to jiu-jitsu is so unusual and innovated that it's literally a completely separate branch off the jiu-jitsu tree. And it's not just different; it's actually better. Much better."&#8212'Joe Rogan, UFC commentator and host of NBC's Fear Factor
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"Eddie Bravo's approach to jiu-jitsu is so unusual and innovated that it's literally a completely separate branch off the jiu-jitsu tree. And it's not just different; it's actually better. Much better."&#8212'Joe Rogan, UFC commentator and host of NBC's 'Fear Factor'
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  • ISBN-13: 9780977731558
  • Publisher: Victory Belt Publishing
  • Publication date: 12/28/2007
  • Edition description: Original
  • Pages: 252
  • Product dimensions: 9.00 (w) x 11.00 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Eddie Bravo is the world-renowned jiu-jitsu practitioner who submitted the legendary Royler Gracie in the most prestigious jiu-jitsu competition in the world. The owner of Tenth Planet Jiu-Jitsu in Hollywood, California, he is also the author of Jiu-Jitsu Unleashed.

Erich Krauss is a professional Muay Thai kickboxer who has trained and competed in Thailand. He is the author of fifteen books.

Glen Cordoza is a professional mixed martial arts fighter and co-author of Muay Thai Unleashed: Technique and Strategy of Thailand's Warrior Elite.

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