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COMING EARLY 2011
As head grappling coach at Xtreme Couture, the gym of MMA legend Randy Couture, Neil Melanson has trained some of best MMA fighters on the planet, including Randy Couture, Vitor Belfort, and Chael Sonnen. In Mastering Triangle Chokes, he brings you into his grappling workshop. After laying out a guard system and grappling strategies that allow you to continuously control and attack your opponent, he unleashes over a hundred highly effective setups for the triangle choke, detailing the appropriate time to use each technique. To ensure you always have the upper hand, he then demonstrates dozens of techniques for countering your opponent’s escapes. With more than 3000 step-by-step color photographs and descriptive narrative, Melanson leaves no rock unturned in this one-of-a-kind training manual. Whether you a professional fighter or just beginning your training, Mastering Triangle Chokes will change the way you think about grappling and reinvent the way you play guard.
9in x 11in
Neil Melanson is a retired US Federal Air Marshal and the head grappling coach at Xtreme Couture. He is world-renowned for his unique grappling style and scientific approach to the sport of MMA. In addition to training Randy Couture for his title fights in the UFC, Melanson has trained a slew of notable UFC competitors, including Chael Sonnen, Vitor Belfort, and Gray Maynard.
Marshal D. Carper is the author of The Cauliflower Chronicles, a travel memoir about living in Hilo, HI and training at the BJ Penn MMA Academy. He has also been published in Ultimate MMA Magazine, Fight! Magazine, and The Escapist. He is also senior editor of Lockflow.com, a popular MMA website.
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