Winning on the Ground: Training and Techniques for Judo and MMA Fighters

Winning on the Ground: Training and Techniques for Judo and MMA Fighters

by AnnMarie De Mars, James Pedro Sr.


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A variety of winning judo techniques developed over years of teaching are presented in this guide that prepares mixed martial artists for transcending numerous scenarios. Based on the same training methods that have produced multiple Olympic medalists, the book demonstrates how any opponent can be overcome, even from a position that may seem hopeless. It is generously illustrated with techniques and exercises that are proven winners and is appropriate for beginning judo practitioners.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780897502054
Publisher: Black Belt Communications
Publication date: 09/01/2013
Pages: 200
Sales rank: 1,211,388
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

AnnMaria De Mars is one of the most decorated U.S. judokas in the history of the sport. At her West Coast Judo Training Center she coaches athletes in judo, mixed martial arts and grappling. James Pedro Sr. has represented the United States as an international judo competitor in Europe and South America. He is the founder of Pedro’s Judo Center where he coaches athletes in wrestling and mixed martial arts. They both live in Santa Monica, California.

Table of Contents

About the Authors 4

Preface 6

Foreword 8

Chapter 1 Six "Secrets" to Better Ground Work: Basic Reasons Most People Don't Win 10

Chapter 2 Mat-Work Connections: A Dozen Quick Ways to a Submission 25

Chapter 3 Two Mat-Work Techniques Everyone Should Know 61

Chapter 4 Mat-Work Series: Leaving an Opponent Nowhere to Go 69

Chapter 5 Mat-Work Counters 106

Chapter 6 Drill the Right Way to Win on the Ground (How to be Dangerous on the Mat) 118

Chapter 7 Basic Mat-Work Drill Training 127

Chapter 8 Situation Drills 153

Chapter 9 Essentials of Winning on the Ground 192

Appendix 196

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