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Jiu-Jitsu on the Brain

Jiu-Jitsu on the Brain [Kindle Edition]

Mark Johnson
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Jiu-Jitsu on the Brain is a little book about Brazilian jiu-jitsu. It’s not a grab-the-lapel-with-your-left-hand kind of book. There are no techniques in it; it’s not an instructional text. Those books already exist, and some of the most brilliant masters of jiu-jitsu have written them. This is a book about the everyday jiu-jitsu, the lessons that we learn on and off the mat, lessons we absorb from not only our professors, but also our peers, lessons about BJJ and life.

Section Titles include:

Alligator Arms
Cooking Your Opponent: A Recipe for Meathead Soup
Jiu-Jitsu as Mistress
If the Bone is Poking Through the Skin, it’s Broken
Wipe your Bum
Technique: The Great Equalizer
An Expensive Gi will not Improve your Jiu-Jitsu
There is no Dim Mak
Technique Freaks

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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 179 KB
  • Print Length: 74 pages
  • Publisher: Mark Johnson (7 Jan 2012)
  • Sold by: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B006V5AFYE
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Average Customer Review: 4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #139,866 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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4.0 out of 5 stars Decent value when your daily BJJ dose. 4 April 2013
By Splossy
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This is quite an interesting little book on the non-technical aspects of BJJ. If you're into BJJ or thinking about getting into it then you'll most likely enjoy it. There's nothing new but it's nicely put together and makes for a lightly diverting read about your favorite sport.

BTW I'm in agreement with the author that the weave of your Gi is of no importance at all to BJJ.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars 15 July 2014
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Absolutely a great book
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5.0 out of 5 stars Outstanding book 7 Feb 2014
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This is simply awesome. I've just started BJJ and this book was a fantastically written, amusing insight into key things about the art and those who love it. Thoroughly recommended.
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