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vaughn s.

MUSKEGON, MI, US
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  • Zen Jiu Jitsu

  • White to Blue
  • By: Oliver Staark
  • Narrated by: Kirk Hanley
  • Length: 3 hrs and 41 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 212
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 186
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 183

Zen Jiu Jitsu is more a rendition of concepts than techniques. This is the simplest and easiest way to break down and simplify the many and varied ideas, philosophies and combinations in the Brazilian Jiu Jitsu arsenal. For both competition jiu jitsu and self defense jiu jitsu most white belts need to fully understand the concepts, but it can be VERY confusing!

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • good book, bad narration

  • By Chris on 08-25-17

Buy the book...

Overall
2 out of 5 stars
Performance
1 out of 5 stars
Story
1 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 11-20-18

Terrible narration, mis-pronounced names, techniques and worst of all - no diagrams... just some narrator reading captions.. When they said it's not a technical manual I figured 'ok great! this will be a great listen in my car commuting for a couple of days'

Wrong... and wish I could get a refund.

Skip the audio version - it's got a few memorable quotes but as a zero stripe, white belt - I found the audio book almost worthless.