The X Guard book by Marcelo Garcia Marcelo Garcia, winner of five Brazilian jiu-jitsu world championships and a man many feel is the best pound-for-pound submission grappler of all time, unveils the secrets behind the most effective guard system in existence’the X-Guard. Is anyone who has it willing to sell it? Out of print and overpriced on eBay. Or, anyone care to comment on its usefulness? I’ve heard his x.

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But if mrcelo start working the transitions now, then as you grow the book becomes more and more relevant, and all of the transitions are really useful even without a big X-guard game.

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The X Guard book by Marcelo Garcia

Build up a fundamental half-guard and butterfly plan and the x-guard will be an easy addition to your move set. Is anyone who has it willing to sell it?

Guarf and try again. David rated it really liked it Dec 14, Kenneth Garrett rated it marcelo garcia x guard book was amazing Mar 19, Most of these you can find online or from others who play X-guard or even just watching Marcelo. Ryan rated it really liked marcwlo Apr 21, Joao Paulo rated it it was amazing Jul 17, Ryan rated marcelo garcia x guard book really liked it May 26, Both of his books are quite decent, but nothing you won’t be able to piece together as you continue your training.

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Unlike most jiu-jitsu instructional books, Garcia leaves no stone unturned. It is a very good book for learning and starting xguard.

Not only does he show you how to sweep your opponent using the X-Guard from nearly every control position, he shows you how to do it both with a gi and without. Overview Product Details About the Marcelo garcia x guard book. Read it again after I got my blue and it made more sense but I didn’t have much success with x-guard so I put it away again.

Marceoo T rated it it was amazing Jan 04, Posting Rules Follow the rules of reddit and use reddiquette. Learn how to enable JavaScript on your browser. X-Guard sweeps like all sweeps rely on unbalancing your opponent’s weight distribution; since you’re underneath the opponent you can off balance them forward, backwards, side to side; with near sided wrist control, far sided wrist control, or collar control; if you understand you’re trying to off balance them seeing all marcelo garcia x guard book options in a book can make the scenario much larger than it needs to be; keep it simple and experiment with the concept.

I guess that depends on your skill level and how interested you are in learning x-guard. Marcelo Garcia is considered by many to be guarr best pound-for-pound grappler in the world.

Covering everything from grips marceko timing, this book will be a savior to anyone wishing to compete in jiu-jitsu ournaments, no-gi grappling competition or mixed martial arts. Hyungju Moon marcelo garcia x guard book it really liked it Mar 21, I know I’d only spend an hour or so on the site a month. He also has a bunch of stuff about sitting guard and hitting single legs from various places as sweeps.

The X-Guard: Gi No Gi Jiu-Jitsu

Sovann rated it it was amazing May 10, Description Features Reviews The X Guard book by Marcelo Garcia Marcelo Marcelo garcia x guard book, winner of marcelo garcia x guard book Brazilian jiu-jitsu world championships and a man many feel is the best pound-for-pound submission grappler of all time, unveils the secrets behind the most effective guard system in existence’the X-Guard.

Gi No Gi Jiu-Jitsu 4. We even see him in the submissions section going from a full x-guard to a straight foot lock, which seems like going all the way somewhere only guarf come back a step or two.

Save your new stripe and belt promotion posts for the weekly bragging rights megathreads on Sundays unless you have a good story or photo to go with it or you earned a black belt.

I know now that it has made it into his book on the top game, but honestly, you could read this book and think that Marcelo Garcia didn’t use the arm drag to take the back as a big marcelo garcia x guard book of his game from the butterfly guard.

Stay In Touch Subscribe to our newsletter: There’s also less about the arm drag game than I would like. That’s less because the techniques aren’t there, but simply because marcelo garcia x guard book editors haven’t been that selective. Glen Cordoza is a professional mixed martial arts fighter and co-author of Mixed Martial Arts: No trivia or quizzes yet.

Jim Judy rated it it was amazing Aug 08, Dave Banko rated it it was amazing Feb 02, The Book guatd Knowledge. Cody Cummings rated it really liked it Mar 02, Unlike most jiu-jitsu instructional books, Garcia leaves no stone unturned.

Kevin rated it liked it Apr 01, marcelo garcia x guard book Out of print and overpriced on eBay. Return to Book Page. Unlike most jiu-jitsu instructional books, Garcia leaves no stone unturned.