If you are looking for a bjj training manual, BJ Penn is the former UFC Lightweight Champion, former UFC Welterweight Champion, and first american Jiu Jitsu World Champion. He is also one of the most accomplished bjj practitioners competing in the sport of MMA. In Brazilian Jiu Jitsu: The Closed Guard BJJ Training Manual, Penn offers more than eighty bjj techniques that allow you to dominate while fighting off your back in both bjj competition and mixed martial arts although it is tailored to bjj due to the nature of techniques wearing the gi.
Through step-by-step photographs and descriptive narrative his bjj training manual shows numerous techniques for breaking down your opponents’ posture controlling his body. He covers dozens of collar chokes, head & arm chokes and triangle chokes. He shows an entire gambit of straight arm bars, inverted arm bars, kimura locks, americana locks, and omaplatas. He also demonstrates a host of sweeps and transitions. Whether you are new to the grappling arts or an experienced bjj practitioner, this bjj training manual is definitely for you.
I have read this entire bjj training manual several times. Now a days, I use it to reference certain techniques when my instructor isn’t around to answer them. In addition, I find it that looking back I always find a new small detail that I had over looked before. BJ Penn’s jiu jitsu is definitely one of the best there has ever been in mma, and it’s definitely not an easy feat to win the worlds as a black belt. This bjj training manual also happens to be the first instructional I have ever bought on the subject of bjj.