MMA Book Of Knowledge By BJ Penn
Salepage : BJ Penn – MMA Book Of Knowledge
Product DescriptionBJ Penn, MMA Welterweight and Lightweight World Champion, is the only non-Brazilian to win the Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu World Championships and is a fighter in the UFC.
“Mixed Martial Arts” outlines his revolutionary system of fighting, detailing techniques, fight against the cage and formulate strategies based upon your personal attributes and strengths.
Anyone who has seen BJ fight knows what crazy skills he has.
He’s unorthodox with a complete skill set that we all aspire to.
This book goes some way to explaining what he does and how he does it.
If you think this book will get you anywhere near his level then you’ll need some amazing natural ability of your own.
What this book does offer is a solid foundation in training for modern mma.
It covers every area the fight could take place, standing, against the cage, in the guard, you name it he’s covered it.
There are countless techniques covered from real basics to more advanced counters to the previously shown techniques.
One of the great points of the book is that where needed 2 camera angles are used for the techniques.
It might seem obvious that such a simple thing makes the techniques so much easier to understand but it’s not always used in these type of books.
This alone takes the guess work out of positions so you can really understand what he is showing.
Although BJ’s background is BJJ this is not a BJJ book, he works on the principle you should stick at what you’re good at.
So if you are a striker that’s your first line of attack, if that fails then you grapple.
If you’ve spent years mastering an art only to be told not to use it in a book that book is quickly discarded.
So whatever your number one skill set is this book teaches you to how to make better use of it while giving you a great plan B should you need it.
I had high expectations for this book and it didn’t fail to deliver.
Penn and Kraus have put a great deal of thought into this book.
It is well structured and all the major topics (Stand Up, Clinch & Ground) are well covered.
Penn describes his MMA game in this book, and the layout makes it very easy to navigate and find what you are looking for.
The striking section in itself was not my favourite as only the basic strikes are covered in this section.
But if you look throughout the book as whole then you will see that Penn has covered striking from every position imaginable.
The only other thing I would say about the striking is that kicking is not covered in this book at all.
But that said, how many times do you see BJ throw a kick in a fight?My favourite section of this book however has to be the ground game one.
I would have bought this book solely for that section.
It covers BJJ for the MMA game fantastically.
What makes it so good is that unlike a lot of other books, the ground section is aimed at MMA specifically.
You don’t get your sport JJ stuff here but as always the fundamentals can be transferred.
Penn and Kraus have set the standard by which all future MMA instuctional books will be measured and truth be told, they have set the bar quite high.
What is Martial arts ?
Martial arts are codified systems and traditions of combat practiced for a number of reasons such as self-defense; military and law enforcement applications; competition; physical, mental, and spiritual development; entertainment; and the preservation of a nation’s intangible cultural heritage.
MMA Book Of Knowledge By BJ Penn