Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu: For Experts Only by Carlson Gracie

By Carlson Gracie

The strikes that Carlson Gracie has taught to such stars as Vitor Belfort, Amauri Bitteti, Murilo Bustamante, Wallid Ismael, Mario Sperry, Kevin Costner, Catherine Zeta-Jones, and Mickey Rourke are printed during this e-book at the Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu variety of martial arts. 101 positions that offer an entire video game of guards, sweeps, and submissions are designated. scholars will locate extra competitive ideas that extend their online game in all instructions, and complex practitioners will research the guidelines and secrets and techniques that make the variation among competence and greatness.

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Grab your right bicep with your left hand, making sure that his chin is resting on your left shoulder. Squeeze tightly and lean forward. As you squeeze, the pressure on the thumb side of your left wrist presses against the back of your opponent’s neck. 56 Real Grappling SHOULDER HOLD AND NECK CHOKE: Your opponent is on his back. Feed your left arm around his neck, push his left arm over his head with the top of your head, push your head against the outside of his left arm and head. Pull your left arm, palm down, with your right hand, palm up.

Make a body turning in movement so that your left foot is positioned in the centre of gravity. Place your right arm around the opponent’s waist or neck. Sweep your right thigh upward on the inside of the opponent’s left thigh. Continue sweeping up and back. Throw the opponent directly forward and over your right thigh with force and speed. May be reversed. 46 Real Grappling FIREMAN’S LIFT (FROM KNEES): Drop in to a crouch position, right side on (left if reversed) and at right angles with your opponent.

34 Real Grappling KNEES: To the groin or testicles this is a simple but effective technique. Lift the knee upwards as quickly as possible. A slow pushy movement would prove to be ineffective, the quicker the ascent of the attacking knee the greater the impact. Pull downwards on the opponent’s attire as you lift the knee for greater effect. If applying the same technique to the opponent’s head or face first release your lapel grip and grab the opponent’s head by the hair, ears or by coupling the fingers of both hands at the back of his skull and pull his head down rapidly towards your attacking knee, simultaneously bring the attacking knee rapidly upward to meet the descending head/face.

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