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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 213
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 187
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 184

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

Extremely general

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

Reviewed: 02-22-19

This narrator was difficult to listen to.
If I were reading this book with a hi-liter in hand, I wouldn’t need to remove its cap.

It’s stated that this book is more about mindset, and not technique. That’s fine. There weren’t any gems in the first 4 chapters, and I’m not going to be completing the book.

This book may be useful for someone with low self esteem or the inability to plan long-term goals.