Providing a clear demonstration of all its techniques, this guide presents an integrated, npartisan approach to grappling with and without a gi. Highlighting gi and -gi techniques from major positions found in mixed-martial arts, Brazilian jiu-jitsu and submission fighting, this handbook builds an accessible foundation that grapplers of any background can utilize. The book features detailed photo sequences that illustrate how to do techniques from positions like the mount, guard, side control and back control effectively both with and without a gi.
Jean Jacques Machado is one of the five brothers of the world renowned Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu family. He is the author of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt and Championship Techniques. He has appeared in the motion pictures Force of the Spirit and Redbelt. Jay Zeballos is a black belt under Jean Jacques Machado and is active as a competitor, teacher, and student. He is a cofounder of Lo9on, Inc., a website design company that developed and manages the Jean Jacques Global Online Training Program. They both live in Los Angeles.