Most Complete BJJ Book?

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I was looking at BJJ Theory and Technique from Royler and Renzo, and it is massive. Has a ton of great color pictures, a ton of techniques, and cool background and theory. Are there any books that come close to being this complete?
 
I'd imagine the multi volume Encyclopedia of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu by Rigan Machado covers a lot.
 
Complete in terms of covering all positions? Or complete in covering a specified area. The Passing the Guard book by www.grapplearts.net is as complete a book I have ever seen on Passing. It has some escapes as well but it is packed with info. Rigan's Triangle book is pretty complete in terms of that move. If you want all the positions, take a look at Rigans encyclopedia, it's huge.

www.greenwhaleproductions.com
 
The fighters notebook is an enclyclopedia of moves. Its huge
 
Try and of the books by John B Will.

http://www.bjj.com.au/shop.htm

I have most of them. They are clear, easy to follow, have good technique from beginner to advanced, have helpful tips along the way. They are very good value.
 
I really like Eddie Bravo's JJ Unleased, but it is not all that long. A lot of good stuff though.
 
scorcho said:
I really like Eddie Bravo's JJ Unleased, but it is not all that long. A lot of good stuff though.

I have it. Although it is interesting, and only cost about 15 bux, I can only see myself using about 10% of the moves in it. It is not a complete BJJ book. I would call it supplemental at best.
 
I was looking at BJJ Theory and Technique from Royler and Renzo, and it is massive. Has a ton of great color pictures, a ton of techniques, and cool background and theory. Are there any books that come close to being this complete?

Um, did you READ the book? Not a single viable kneeling guard pass. That book is horrendously INcomplete.

I reccomend "For Experts Only". Covers NHB, BJJ and sub grappling. Covers basics and more advanced stuff.
 
Os3y3ris said:
Um, did you READ the book? Not a single viable kneeling guard pass. That book is horrendously INcomplete.

I reccomend "For Experts Only". Covers NHB, BJJ and sub grappling. Covers basics and more advanced stuff.

I glanced over it for about 10 minutes. I think it does a good job over covering the basics, and not anything advanced.

I haven't seen too many BJJ books, just looked on Amazon and the limted selection at BandN. This book seemed to be what I was after. Something that would supplement a noobie and give me tips for a lot of the moves I am practicing in class. I found about 20 techniques that we have covered, and it gave me some good tips.

I am all for other recommendations though.
 
Os3y3ris said:
Um, did you READ the book? Not a single viable kneeling guard pass. That book is horrendously INcomplete.

I reccomend "For Experts Only". Covers NHB, BJJ and sub grappling. Covers basics and more advanced stuff.

In a sense it did. The one which you try to stand and hooking undr his leg pass. If u strictly want a kneeling pass..well.. is there any done while throughout you are kneeling?
 
From the Cesar Gracie camp, "The Techniques of Brazilian Jiu-jitsu" by Montanha

572 pages, the Guard pass chapter has 50 guard passes... http://bjjbook.com/Content.html

Most Complete BJJ Book?............I think so........Nick Diaz wrties a review on it also, he has used it.


The Contents are ;

CHAPTER 1 , The Guard , page 9
Attacks
Escapes
Sweeps

CHAPTER 2 , the Half Guard , page 141
Attacks
Escapes
Sweeps

CHAPTER 3 , the Sprawl , page 229
Attacks
Escapes
Sweeps

CHAPTER 4 , the Open Guard , page 273
Attacks
Escapes
Sweeps

CHAPTER 5 , Pass the Guard , page 273
Guard Pass
Counters

CHAPTER 6 , Side Control , page 339
Attacks
Escapes

CHAPTER 7 , the Mount , page 407
Attacks
Escapes

CHAPTER 8 , Get the Back , page 449
Attacks
Escapes

CHAPTER 9 , Knee on Stomach , page 479
Attacks
Escapes

CHAPTER 10 , the Side Mount , page 507
Attacks
Escapes

CHAPTER 11 , North/South , page 525
Attacks
Escapes

CHAPTER 12 , Foot Locks , page 541
Escapes
Demonstrations
Attacks

CHAPTER 13 , Throws , page 561
Throws for a crowded mat

The book offers up ;
230+ Submissions
115+ Escapes
95+ Sweeps , and More in its 500+ Techniques

Interesting note ; from every position in Brazilian Jiu-jitsu's ground moves there is a possible submission.
 
Theory and Technique is horrid. There is much better books out there for cheaper price too.
 
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