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 - Mike Slominsky - Goodreads
This is a very informative book about jujitsu. I especially liked the historical context and commentary. Read full review
Review: Mastering Jujitsu (Mastering Martial Arts Series)User Review - Jerome Lim - Goodreads
This is a great book for anyone want to work on the ground game, I especially recommend this book to kickers and punchers would find themselves lost when taken to the ground. Read full review
The Guard: Brazilian Jiu Jitsu: Details and Techniques, Vol. 2
Joe Moreira,Ed Beneville
No preview available - 2005
Classical Jujitsu Theory and History
Modern Jujitsu New Concepts New Directions
Underlying Theory and Strategy of Modern Jujitsu
Winning From the Bottom Position