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About the author:
Roberto Pedreira is a black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu under the legendary champion and teacher Sergio Bolão Souza. He has also trained and written about boxing, Muay Thai, taekwondo, hapkido, goju-ryu karate, silat, kali, savate. Jeet Kune Do, wing chun, judo, and wrestling, in Japan, Thailand, Korea, the USA, and Republic of the Philippines.
He is the founder of the world famous "Global -Training-Report.com".
Roberto Pedreira has written for magazines, newspapers, and academic journals, including Black Belt, Martial Arts Illustrated, Karate Bushido, The Austin-American Statesman, The Japan Times, The Korea Herald, The Daily Texan, Pacific Affairs, The Proceedings of the U. S. Naval Institute, The Journal of Social Psychology, Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, Asian Journal of Social Psychology, International Journal of Psychology, Language, Language and Communication, Visible Language, Journal of Asian-Pacific Communication, Journal of Northeast Asian Studies, and others. Jiu-Jitsu in the South Zone, 1997-2008 is his first full-length book. His second book, "Choque": The Untold Story of Jiu-Jitsu in Brazil, 1900-1999, is scheduled for publication in the winter of 2013.
Jiu-Jitsu in the South Zone, 1997-2008
The Astonishing True Story of One Man's Eleven Year Journey from White to Black Belt in the Academies of the South Zone of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Roberto . Pedreira
The Astonishing True Story of One Man's Eleven Year Journey from White to Black Belt in the Jiu-Jitsu Academies of the South Zone of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 1997-2008
Meet and train with the masters, legends, myths, heroes, super-stars, and originators of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, up close and personal.
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt and Global Training Report founder Roberto Pedreira takes you on an eleven year guided-tour of the academies of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 1997-2008. It's the closest thing to training in Rio from white belt to black belt that you'll ever experience.
Meet and Train with George Mehdi, Ricardo de la Riva, Romero "Jacare", Cavalcanti, Rosado, Oswaldo Alves, Sergio Malibu, Sergio Bolão Souza, Murilo Bustamante, Royler, Rickson, Reyson, and Robson Gracie, Sylvio Behring, Alvaro Barreto, Rosado, Leka, Cafe, Aloisio Silva, Sergio Penha, and many many more.
Visit and Train at Academia Gracie (Humaita), Carlson Gracie Academy, Corpo Quatro, and many many more.
Plus: Glossary of Portuguese jiu-jitsu slang
Transcriptions of two original Gracie judo invasions
Extensive notes and documentation.
Confidential Author Profile
Photo supplement with rare pictures.
- Publication Date:
- 1481067451 / 9781481067454
- Page Count:
- Binding Type:
- US Trade Paper
- Trim Size:
- 6" x 9"
- Black and White
- Related Categories:
- Travel / South America / Brazil