Jean Jacques Machado has won every major Brazilian jiu-jitsu title in Brazil. Renowned for his grappling skills, the world-champion BJJ instructor shares his winning strategies with you in his new book, The Grappler's Handbook Vol. 2: Tactics for Defense, available today!
The Grappler's Handbook Vol. 2 teaches you how to defend against the most dangerous submission tactics and strengthen your attack strategy. Learn how to execute defensive strategies and BJJ techniques to ensure escape with color photo sequences and detailed instructions.
“Jean Jacques goes over a variety of different options on how to properly defend yourself from submissions, back control, the guard, amongst other common positions you may find yourself when getting dominated by your opponent." —Monta Wiley,USCombatSports.com
The Grappler's Handbook Vol. 2: Tactics for Defense includes subsections for easier referencing and sidebars illustrating proper and improper postures on the mat while performing these techniques.
“In this book, you won't find any tricky or advanced ways to protecting yourself. However, you will be enlightened on some basic fundamental techniques that will help you easily learn, retain and apply the moves highlighted in this book in your training." —Monta Wiley, USCombatSports.com
Learn how to tune in and anticipate your opponent's next moves and defend yourself against them before he even has the chance to try.
With Machado by your side, you'll have the confidence to escape any BJJ position or submission!
Born in Rio de Janiero, Jean Jacques Machado captured every major Brazilian jiu-jitsu title in his home country before moving to the United States. Upon arriving, Machado dominated the local and international tournament circuit, eventually winning the prestigious Abu Dhabi Combat Club Submission Wrestling World Championship. Today, Machado is one of the most admired and respected grappling instructors in the world.
Co-author Jay Zeballos is a Pan Jiu-Jitsu Championship 2009 gold-medalist black belt under Machado. He has been training with him for more than a decade.