21 Feb A review of Marcelo Garcia’s “X-Guard: For Brazilian Jiu-jitsu, No Gi Grappling, and Mixed Martial Arts”. 17 Nov Marcelo Garcia is probably the most dominant jiu-jitsu athlete of the last 15 .. But the butterfly guard also lets Marcelo transition to the X guard. The X-Guard has 78 ratings and 3 reviews. Stuart said: When I first saw this book, I’ll admit, I was a little wary. A whole book on one quite specialised.

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Rodel rated it really liked it Oct 15, There’s also less about the arm drag game than I would like.

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Eventually when you discover something you like you try to find entries, options, and follow-ups; for example, entries into X-Guard, Sweeps and submissions, and submissions or control from the post-sweep position.

Kenneth Garrett rated it it was amazing Mar 19, Not only does he show you how to sweep your opponent using the 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.

Other than Marcelo, who are marcelo garcia x guard book other people who play x-guard? Marcelo garcia x guard book Moon rated it really liked it Mar 21, X-Guard and Butterfly entries butterfly, half guard, half-butterfly, vs standing, vs kneeling basic sweeps butterfly, X-guardleglocks from X-guard, etc. 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. I’ve heard his x guard stuff has evolved considerably since the book was published and the book is a little outdated now.


One is that, because marcelo garcia x guard book book has been out for a while, it doesn’t contain much on the single leg x-guard, which MG seems to use these days as a set up for the x-guard, or even an initial sweeping option in a lot of cases. It’s a good book. Ryan rated it really liked it Apr 21, I personally didn’t see any ground-breaking tips or concepts, a few concepts in the chapter introductions but nothing you wouldn’t learn through training or class.

Ryan rated it really liked it May 26, Kevin rated it liked it Apr 01, I don’t think it’s worth the price tag online, I got my hands on both for sticker price and have read through them a handful of times, but all the information is readily available online or even better, from another practitioner. Emiliya rated it it was amazing Jun marcelo garcia x guard book, Sovann rated it it was amazing May 10, Most of these you can find online or from others who play X-guard or even just watching Marcelo.

The X-Guard: Gi No Gi Jiu-Jitsu by Marcelo Garcia

David rated it really liked it Dec 14, They just don’t do it here. Thomas Syphilis rated it it was amazing Marrcelo 31, It marcelo garcia x guard book a very good book for learning and starting xguard. I had thought about the mginaction route, but with my schedule I don’t think I could make the monthly subscription worth it.


Thankfully, when I got around to reading it, I found that it was far more than that, encompassing large portions of MG’s bottom game with relatively clear photography and descriptions that cover everything from posture in the seated open guard to butterfly guard sweeps and submissions.

Teddy rated it really liked it May 24, Covering everything from grips to timing, this book will be a savior to anyone wishing to compete boook jiu-jitsu ournaments, no-gi grappling competition or mixed martial arts. You will make small tweaks based on your body type.

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