• Breathe: A Life in Flow
  • Breathe: A Life in Flow
ISBN: 0063018950
EAN13: 9780063018952
Language: English
Release Date: Aug 10, 2021
Pages: 304
Weight: 1.43 lbs.
Format: Hardcover

Breathe: A Life in Flow

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From legendary Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and MA master Rickson Gracie comes a riveting, insightful memoir that weaves together the story of Gracie's stunning career with the larger history of the Gracie family dynasty and the founding of the Ultimate Fighting Championship, showing how the connection between mind and body can be harnessed for success both inside and outside the ring.

Undefeated from the late 1970s through his final fight in the Tokyo Dome in 2000, Rickson Gracie amassed hundreds of victories in the street, on the mat, at the beach, and in the ring. He has joined the pantheon that includes Bruce Lee, Chuck Norris, and Jackie Chan as one of the most famous martial artists of the twentieth century. Jiu-Jitsu, the fighting style developed and pioneered by his family, has become one of the world's most prominent martial arts, and Vale Tudo, the anything goes style of Brazilian street fighting over which the Gracies had a monopoly, was an early precursor to the Ultimate Fighting Championship. Simply put, without the Gracie family, there would be no sport of MA, no 4-billion-dollar UFC empire, and no Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu at strip malls all across America.

In Breathe, for the first time, Rickson reveals the full story of how his father and uncles came to develop Jiu-Jitsu, what it was like to grow up among several generations of Read More chevron_right

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