Has anyone read Steve Scott's books?

Discussion in 'Grappling Technique' started by greenarrow, Sep 12, 2010.

  1. greenarrow

    greenarrow White Belt

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    I was wondering if anyone has ready any of Steve Scott's books? Specifically, the Armlock Encyclopedia, Championship Sambo, and the Throws and Takedowns book? What did you guys think of them? Thanks.
     
  2. YeahBee

    YeahBee Samdog Original Nine

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    yeah I got armlock encyclopedia, chokes and strangles, ground fighting pins and takedowns and throws and takedowns

    they are short and concise with the techniques and list a great number of them. but I got the pocket/soft cover version and perhaps that is not the best for a book about grappling. you want big detailed pictures and these are not, not many angles etc erc, it is definitly not from a BJJ perspective and many of the techniques are shown without any set up or description about in which situation they might occur.

    I find it kinda funny that he heavily advocates airchokes over blood chokes to
     
  3. sambosteve

    sambosteve Purple Belt

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    I have championship sambo. Not a fan. Low quality images, strange terminology, poor set ups and description...
     
  4. greenarrow

    greenarrow White Belt

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    Are there any sambo/armlock books that you would recommend sambosteve?
     
  5. Gidselgrisen

    Gidselgrisen Green Belt

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    We need you to write the comprehensive book on Sambo that doesn't seem to be out there, Sambosteve!
     
  6. MIDMOBOX

    MIDMOBOX Telling People things they don't want to know

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    I think his books are best as reveiw material once a techinque has already been learned.
     
  7. MickCollins

    MickCollins O Soto Seanzito

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    Damn skippy. A book of Sambo takedowns and leglocks would sell like hotcakes. Samosteve and Reilly Bodycomb have got to bust one out for kids like me who have no sambo players in the zip code.
     

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