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Discussion in 'Grappling Technique' started by Bantrel, Apr 16, 2008.

  1. Bantrel Guest

    Has anyone read any Eddie Bravo Books and If so which one if any do u recommend??
     
  2. Mikey Triangles Bending Joints the Wrong Way Since 1985

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    i got something from all of them.


    depends on what you want to learn
     
  3. Fwogz1 Blue Belt

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    mastering the rubber guard is a good book. Theres some good half guard stuff in there.
     
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    This is the main thing i use from that book. It is very well laid out and easy to use IMO
     
  5. slideyfoot Artemis BJJ Co-Founder

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    I thought Mastering the Rubber Guard, aside from the bizarre (if entertaining) introduction, was a very professional, well laid-out publication, especially the way the photos are methodical and from multiple angles. However, I would recommend leaving that until later (depending on where you are in your BJJ training), as I personally find the majority too advanced: I prefer to stick with fundamentals.

    I think the three volumes from Ed Beneville are even better in terms of quality lay-out and photographic progression, so would recommend those above Bravo, particularly Strategic Guard. Beneville also give plenty of coverage to both fundamental and more advanced stuff, whereas with Bravo I felt there was only a very small portion that was applicable for beginners (although that's not really a criticism of the book, as there is nothing wrong with aiming your material at higher level grapplers).
     
  6. Tony Manifold Brown Belt

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    Jui JItsu Unleashed is a good overview. MTRG is excellent. I dislike the first 20 pages of pot propaganda but whatever. It has really helped my half guard. I have even started to play with rubber guard a bit and you don't have to be nearly as flexible as eddie for work it to certain degree.
     
  7. Bantrel Guest

    thx for the info. I think I'll check this one out first, and if I like it try the others
     
  8. Drew Foster Silver Belt

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    Mastering the Twister actually has some awesome stuff from the mount, sidemount, the back, and dealing with a sprawl. A lot of the Twister stuff went over my head until the oast couplke weeks, now I get some of it. The Rubber Guard translates to pics better than the Twister does, but both books plus the old school JJ Unleashed are all 3 well done. Grab em if you got the cash.
     
  9. Bantrel Guest

    I went to the book store and the only one they had was MASTERING THE TWISTER so I got that, if I like this I'll order the others
     
  10. jaymitchnj I

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    What is the MSRP on Mastering the Twister? May go check out borders if they have it during my lunch break.
     

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