Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu: The Path to the Black Belt by Rodrigo Gracie

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu: The Path to the Black Belt by Rodrigo Gracie

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Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu:
The Path to the Black Belt
by Rodrigo Gracie and Kid Peligro

All students of jiu-jitsu benefit from this step-by-step textbook, which takes them from the white belt right up to the ultimate, coveted goal of black belt. The comprehensive method assembled here by the well-regarded Gracie family lets fighters know exactly what they need to learn, when and why they need to learn it, and what they can do to progress more quickly. How and how often to train, pacing, training objectives, and how to measure success are all addressed according to the different goals students might have, from the casual practitioner to the self-defense student to the competitor bent on going pro. The plan detailed in the text can be customized to fit the trainee's body type and strengths. Instructors of jiu-jitsu will also find the manual helpful to their teaching, as it provides advice on program management, student evaluation, the selection of techniques for lessons, and recognizing a prodigy.

About the Author

Rodrigo Gracie is the grandson of Brazilian jiu-jitsu founder Carlos Gracie, has a string of victories at ultimate fighting event Pride, and runs his own fighting academy. He is the author of No Holds Barred Fighting. He lives in New York City. Kid Peligro is the author of The Gracie Way and coauthor of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt Techniques, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Self-Defense Techniques, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Submission Grappling Techniques, and Superfit. He contributes regular columns to Bodyguard and Gracie Magazine. A black belt in jiu-jitsu, he travels the world as an ambassador for the sport. He lives in San Diego, California.

Book Condition: Very good: The book is pre-owned but is in a very good condition. Minimal wear and tear. As seen in pictures

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