where can I read about beginner's ground game?

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  1. Bodybuilder MMA

    Bodybuilder MMA Yellow Belt

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    I read the stickies, but barely skimmed through them. I prolly missed alot of info.

    where can I read about pulling guard, breaking guard, arm bars, gullitone chokes and such?

    good night, i'm exhausted and can't type well
     
  2. Yojimbo

    Yojimbo Brown Belt

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    The Essential Guard by Kid Peligro and Rodrigo Medeiros. Great book on the guard.
     
  3. slideyfoot

    slideyfoot Artemis BJJ Co-Founder

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    In ters of reading, I'd recommend Ed Beneville's books, Passing the Guard, The Guard and Strategic Guard. However, having said that, you need to keep in mind a proviso: they're supposed to supplement training, not form its basis. Especially for beginners, its essential to have an instructor present.

    Unlike a DVD/book/video, an instructor can correct your mistakes (which otherwise you'll continue making and thereby entrain bad habits) and modify their advice depending on your particular situation: bodytype, experience, strength etc. Not to mention you could potentially injure yourself and/or others if there isn't an experienced eye supervising. So, your instructor should always be your first port of call if you've got a question: after all, that's what you're paying them for.
     
  4. Bodybuilder MMA

    Bodybuilder MMA Yellow Belt

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    anything online/here?
     
  5. Wrestleben

    Wrestleben Brown Belt

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    A TON but you're gonna have to do more then skim.
     
  6. hayliks

    hayliks Banned Banned

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    90% or so of the guys that post here are white belts and have made a thread on possibly anything you can think of. If you do a search for "problem opening guard" I'm sure you'll get a dozen or so threads with some decent information.
     
  7. codemonkey76

    codemonkey76 Black Belt

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    I saw the thread title and figured i would skip this thread until i saw you made the last post, and figured it would be worth a laugh to hear you flame some newb.... WTF happened!!!! are you mellowing in your old age? :p
     
  8. hayliks

    hayliks Banned Banned

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    I need to be some somewhat good behavior for a bit, I got a fucking double yellow a month ago...
     

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