Review: The X-Guard by Marcelo Garcia

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    Review: The X Guard by Marcelo Garcia
    Reviewed by Spencer Cooper (killer_kicks88)

    Well, I could make this review as short as possible by saying two words; Marcelo Garcia! But I
     
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    Thanks for the write up. I'm a huge Marcelo fan and definitely want to get this book. It sounds like it'd be great for me.
     
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    thanks for reading brother...it's a great book, it's based really well off of "if he does this, I go here, etc."
     
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    It is an excellent book even if that is not your game you should still read the book for the shear knowledge that Marcelo brings to the BJJ and grappling game.
     
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    The book is basically a printed read out to his DVDs.
    which is really cool cause I can read it during work when I'm suppose to be working.

    Also its super detailed and won't get you confused like some of other books do.

    I love the half guard and butterfly guard so having Marcelo's book (and DVD) has really help improve my game more. And I'm even improved on my X-guard set ups.. I know I'm playing a small man's game (I'm 245) but its a lot of fun.
     
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    definatly recomend this book...xguard is one of my go to moves in the scramble now
     
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    i found this book to be an instant help. I successfully used his sweeps the day i got it.
     
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    Does it also seem fitted for MMA or only for grappling?
     
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    They focus is on sport jiu jitsu and no-gi grappling.
     
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