HDNet Presents the 2011 MMA Holiday Shoppers Guide: Resources

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Section 3: Resources

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Book: Advanced Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Techniques by Marcelo Garcia

In Advanced Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Techniques, Marcelo Garcia unveils for the first time the grappling system that allowed him to claim five Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu World Championships and two ADCC Submission Wrestling World Championships.

Length: 320 pg.


Book: BJ Penn – The Closed Guard

In Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu: The Closed Guard, Penn offers more than eighty techniques that allow you to dominate while fighting off your back in both jiu-jitsu competition and mixed martial arts.

Available in: Paperback


Book: Drill to Win by Andre Galvao

Andre Galvao has earned his reputation as one of the best and most exciting Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu champions of all time. Now, he brings his training methods to the public with Drill to Win: 12 Months to Better Brazillian Jiu-Jitsu. If you want to move like Galvao, submit like Galvao and win like Galvao, this is the book for you.

Length: 292 pg.


Book: Greg Jackson and Kelly Crigger – The Stand Up Game

If your goal is to rise to the top of the MMA mountain, Jackson’s Mixed Martial Arts is a mandatory tool because it’s written by a trainer who’s taken several fighters there.

Available in: Paperback


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Book: Travis Lutter – Beginner’s Guide To Getting Started In MMA

The ultimate guide to getting started in MMA. How to find a gym, getting your first fight, when to turn pro, dealing with agents, getting sponsored and so much more. This is your road map to getting started in MMA.


Book: Total MMA – Inside Ultimate Fighting Book

If you’re looking for a one volume history of Mixed Martial Arts it would be hard to do better than this. The evolution of MMA in both America and Japan are covered nicely with a natural emphasis on the UFC and PRIDE.

Available in: Paperback


Book: UFC Encyclopedia

The first and only official and fully illustrated encyclopedia of the fastest growing sports organization in history: the Ultimate Fighting Championship. Featuring comprehensive coverage of every event, profiles of hundreds of fighters, and more than 1,500 images, the UFC Encyclopedia is a book no fan can be without.

Available in: Hardback


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DVD: “Babu” BJJ Mastermind Series

This massive 12 DVD set features BJJ black belt and MMA trainer, Sergio “Babu” Gasparelli. Babu has trained well-known fighters such as Anderson Silva, Minotauro Noguiera, Lyoto Machida, and Rashad Evans.

Length: Over 6 hours


DVD: Escapes! by Bill “The Grill” Cooper

Bill Cooper, one of the best American BJJ black belts, is the master of the escape, and he’s here to help you with your game. Cooper shows not just how to get out a bad situation but how to escape to a dominant position where you can submit your opponent.

Length: 110 min.


DVD: Takedowns and Takedown Defense for MMA with Anderson Silva

In Takedowns and Takedown Defense for MMA, Anderson breaks down and examines one of the most important aspects of the sport- dictating where the fight takes place.

Length: 130 min.


DVD: The Complete Muay Thai Home Study Course: Special Topics

The Complete Muay Thai Home Study Course: Special Topics is the creation of Kru Scott “Bam Bam” Sullivan,former heavyweight kickboxing and shootboxing champion.  A 9 DVD set, proving to be an extremely popular program to martial arts enthusiasts all over the world. $127.00

DVD: UFC – Ultimate Fight Collection 2011

9 discs and 3,141 minutes of UFC action. Almost every fight from 2011 in one set. The perfect give for the serious UFC fan.

Available on: DVD / Blu-Ray


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App: Kid Peligro’s Portuguese For MMA App

Going to Brazil to train? What could be better than to have your own translator at the palm of your hands. Want to impress your training partners with your great Portuguese pronunciation? Kid Peligro’s Portuguese for Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is the app for you!

Available for: iPhone


App: Killer Apps BJJ Instructional iPhone Apps

Texas instructor, Brandon Quick, brings us this series of instructional BJJ apps for the iPhone. Armbars, chokes, sweeps, and leglocks are just a small portion of the vast amount of information that Brandon covers in this series.

Available: Six different Apps available on the iTunes App Store


Website: BJJHQ.com

MMAHQ’s sister site, BJJHQ, caters to the Brazilian Jiu Jitsu crowd with the best deals on gis, rash guards, and apparel.  Like its sister site, BJJHQ only features one item a day, but they do a great job alternating between gear and apparel to suit everyone’s needs.

Available in: Apparel, Equipment, Accessories, etc.


Website: DraculinoBJJTraining.com

Massive BJJ instructional site by the one and only Vinicius “Draculino” Magalhaes.  Drac has produced such talent as Joaquim Ferreira, Romulo Barral, Alberto Crane, and Samuel Braga.  Now you have the chance to learn his secrets from the comfort of your home.

Available in: Two different subscription types: Videos and Curriculum


Website: MMAHQ.com

MMAHQ sells one MMA item daily at drastically reduced prices.  You can find the best deals on gear and apparel from name brands, such as, Venum, Bad Boy, Jaco, and several others. Shipping on ANY item within the US is only 5 dollars!

Available in: Apparel, Equipment, Accessories, etc.


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Bruce Lee Game Of Death 6″ Action Figure

6″ Bruce Lee action figure with yellow jumpsuit. $14.99

Buddy Lee’s Aero Speed Jump Rope

This advanced swivel bearing system provides you with high intensity jump rope training and makes jumping easy, effortless and fun. The Aero Speed innovative adjustment system also allows you to custom size the rope for your height in seconds.

Available in: Silver


Elite MMA: Elite MMA Training System

Practice shooting techniques with added resistance.  Durable nylon handles with latex tubing

Available in: One Size Fits All


Fight Soap: Bloody Murder Soap Bar

Bloody Murder is specifically formulated for combat athletes who constantly find themselves cut and scratched.  Bloody Murder gets its red hue from real dragons blood. Dragons Blood is an extract from a plant used by natives of the Amazon as a potent antiseptic out in the wild.

Available in: 5oz


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Fight Soap: Premium Fight Gear Spray

The FS Fight Gear Spray is the first all-natural deodorizing/sanitizing spray of its kind made for combat athletes.  Regular use of the spray helps get rid of stubborn odors that do not go away even with regular washing.

Available in: 8oz


Gymboss: Interval Timer

This quality interval timer will make any workout easier to plan and execute with more accuracy and consistency. Auto mode keeps repeating through intervals. Alarm duration of 1, 5, or 10 seconds $19.99

Origin: OrangaHang™

Designed for Gi Bjj players, the OrangaHang™ is sure to increase you grip strength while keeping your fingers conditioned during the rigors of everyday training. They come in a set of two so you can hook it, or hang it to any piece of training equipment you like to use.

Available in: Black


Origin: S1 Muscle Tape

S1 tape provides support and stability to your muscles and joints without restricting your movements which are so important as a combat athlete. S1 Tape is Latex-free and can be worn for multiple days at a time.

Available in: White | Blue | Purple | Brown | Black


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Stroops: Takedown Slastix Training System

Designed to help you advance further and faster with explosive short range training.  Includes Slastix® band, belt and anchor. Slastix® training band technology was developed and patented by Stroops in the mid 1990’s for the safety and comfort of fitness and sports.  Made in the USA.

Available in: Medium (75lbs), Heavy (100lbs), Very Heavy (150lbs)


The Burn Machine: Speed Bag

The Speed Bag combines the benefits of a complete conditioning and strengthening workout into one compact, handheld, machine. The signature exercise of the Speed Bag mimics the punching motion of a conventional speed bag workout.

Available in: 4lb, 8lb, 12lb (Prices start at $129.00)


TKO: Heavy Bag Wall Mount

TKO’s 502HWM Heavy Bag Wall Mount will attach to any standard wall. The holes are lined up to allow you to screw directly to 16-inch, on-center wall studs. There is a convenient pull-pin adjustment that allows the bag to swivel to the side when not in use.

Available in: Black


Wrap Wrench

The “Wrap Wrench” is a new innovative product that increases thequality and speed needed, to professionally roll up sport and medicalwraps with little to no effort. Wrap WrenchTM rolls 250 Wraps per charge.

Zebra: Roll Out Home Mats

Train, move, fight like a pro on the new Zebra Roll-out Mat. This lightweight and portable roll-out mat lets you train whenever and wherever you want – at home, on the road, outside, anywhere – so you can keep honing your skills even when you’re not in the gym.

Available in: Black / Blue


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