From the origins of the art to personal techniques, you will experience the impact the Gracies have had on jujitsu and learn the strategies they have developed to dominate their opponents. Gracie shares the subtleties of the techniques necessary for mastering the art, and he clearly demonstrates the flow of movement with more than 250 high-quality photos.
Not only will Mastering Jujitsuhelp you progress from isolated skill development techniques to a full set of tactics and fight plans, but it will also introduce you to the concept of combat phases and teach you to attack from any phase. You will learn how to react to your opponent in any situation. Whether you're caught in a bottom position or attacking from the top, Gracie reveals the key strategies designed to give you the upper hand.
The depth and breadth of topics covered in Mastering Jujitsuwill aid even the most experienced black belts in their understanding and execution of Brazilian jujitsu. With detailed coverage on advanced principles, you will get all the tactics, strategies, techniques, and drills you need for close combat fighting.
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Review: Mastering Jujitsu (Mastering Martial Arts Series)User Review - Joel - Goodreads
The best BJJ book I have read so far. Not only does it contain plenty of basic techniques for the beginner, they are laid out in an easy to follow format. The best thing about the book for me is the ... Read full review
Review: Mastering Jujitsu (Mastering Martial Arts Series)User Review - Goodreads
This is a very informative book about jujitsu. I especially liked the historical context and commentary.
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