No Holds Barred Fighting: The Book of Essential Submissions

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Tracks Publishing, 2009 - Sports & Recreation - 176 pages
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Chock-full of go-to finishing holds and tap-outs, this action-filled guide illustrates how to skillfully perform these essential fighting moves. More than 100 high-percentage submissions are detailed using sequenced action photographs to help strengthen the wrestling vocabulary of Mixed Martial Arts athletes. Whether used during competition or on the street, these submissions will allow both novice and seasoned no-holds-barred fighters to hold their own.

 

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Contents

How to use the NHBF manuals
6
Primer
7
01 My empirical data ate your dogma
11
02 Maddening method
17
03 Paretos Principle revisited
21
04 Hierarchy of Utility
26
05 Hierarchy of Futility
28
06 Bellagio Hypothesis
32
10 Arm bar
97
11 Sleeper
123
12 Guillotine
135
13 Triangle choke
141
14 Shoulder choke arm triangle
153
15 Heel hook
166
Resources
170
Index
171

07 Conditioning Gut Checks
43
08 Strikes
47
09 Ground and pound
69
More titles by Mark Hatmaker
173
About the Author
176
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Mark Hatmaker is the bestselling author of seven books in the No Holds Barred Fighting series, including More No Holds Barred Fighting, The Ultimate Guide to Conditioning and Boxing Mastery, and The Ultimate Guide to Submission Wrestling. He is the founder of Extreme Self Protection, a research group dedicated to Western combat methods. He lives in Knoxville, Tennessee.

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