Best BJJ/Grappling book?

Discussion in 'Grappling Technique' started by BSRufio, Nov 2, 2010.

  1. BSRufio

    BSRufio White Belt

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    So I got my blue belt a couple of weeks ago (hold your applause) and I want to start doing some self study. There's so much material out though and I'm feeling a little clueless. Does anyone have any suggestions on which book I should get? Right now I'm leaning towards Jiu-Jitsu University.
     
  2. Poison Tree

    Poison Tree Orange Belt

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    Lutador011 Blue Belt

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    I was gonna say Jiu Jitsu University but i think Poison Tree has a better idea
     
  4. Kainan

    Kainan Orange Belt

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    on a serious note I've seen alot of other people on the forums suggest Jiu-Jitsu University.
     
  5. Cachorrino

    Cachorrino White Belt

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    Guerrilla Jiu-Jitsu by Dave Camarillo is great, too.
     
  6. NextPrez

    NextPrez Yellow Belt

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    Jujitsu University is the best technique book I've owned. It covers tons of positions and techniques. In addition it has a good amount of theory behind belt progressions and bjj philosophy. If you get one book get JJ university, if you get two books get jj university and Drill to win.
     
  7. TheIronGiraffe

    TheIronGiraffe Orange Belt

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    Didn't like guerilla jiujitsu that much...maybe because I can't leave the ground and have shit judo
     
  8. Sloth

    Sloth Brown Belt

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    My top three favorites:

    1. Effortless Combat throws by Tim Cartmell
    2. Mastering Jujitsu by Renzo Gracie and John Danaher
    3. Brazilian Jiujitsu fighting strategies by Jacare Cavalcanti
     
  9. IngenuityGap

    IngenuityGap Brown Belt

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    Jiu-Jitsu University is my absolute favorite. Guerillla Jiu Jitsu is very good, and I find Judo Unleashed very interesting.
     
  10. SMillard

    SMillard Red Belt

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    Kainan Orange Belt

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    haha
     
  12. NovaUniaoWesty

    NovaUniaoWesty Yellow Belt

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    Favorite Gi= Jiu Jitsu University
    Favorite No-Gi= Jackson's The Ground Game
     
  13. FLMikeATT

    FLMikeATT Purple Belt

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    Saulo's book is my favorite, but there is tons of shit to be picked up from Machado and Gracie books.
     
  14. [Tycho?]

    [Tycho?] Brown Belt

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    JJ University is the only one I own, but it is extremely helpful as a reference and learning tool.
     

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