From legendary Brazilian jujitsu and MMA grasp Rickson Gracie comes a riveting, insightful memoir that weaves collectively the story of Gracie’s gorgeous profession with the bigger historical past of the Gracie household dynasty and the founding of the Final Combating Championship, displaying how the connection between thoughts and physique might be harnessed for fulfillment each inside and out of doors the ring.Undefeated from the late Nineteen Seventies by means of his ultimate struggle within the Tokyo Dome in 2000, Rickson Gracie amassed lots of of victories on the street, on the mat, on the seaside, and within the ring. He has joined the pantheon that features Bruce Lee, Chuck Norris, and Jackie Chan as one of the well-known martial artists of the twentieth century. Jujitsu, the combating type developed and pioneered by his household, has turn into one of many world’s most distinguished martial arts, and Vale Tudo, the “something goes” type of Brazilian road combating over which the Gracies had a monopoly, was an early precursor to the Final Combating Championship. Merely put, with out the Gracie household, there could be no sport of “MMA”, no four-billion-dollar UFC empire, and no “Brazilian jujitsu” at strip malls all throughout America.In Breathe, for the primary time, Rickson will share the total story of how his father and uncles got here to develop jujitsu, what it was wish to develop up amongst a number of generations of world-renowned fighters from the Gracie clan, and the ideas and abilities that guided him to his undefeated file. From studying to say himself on the streets of Rio to gaining fame and honor in Japan and rising by means of heartbreaking tragedy, the martial arts grasp shares tales of overcoming challenges, extolling common virtues and displaying listeners how delight and ego are the enemies of success. With profound insights into the game and lifestyle that solely a studied legend can present, Breathe is an entertaining and magnified view of a permanent legacy in addition to an inspiring story of weathering life’s complexities and overcoming them with type and beauty.Supplemental enhancement PDF accompanies the audiobook. PLEASE NOTE: Once you buy this title, the accompanying PDF will likely be out there in your Audible Library together with the audio.
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