Global Training Report Archives 1997-2016

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

Jiu-Jitsu History Resources on 

Global Training Report

 

 (all written or translated by Roberto Pedreira and Yoko Kondo, unless indicated otherwise, and protected by applicable copyright law)

 

The Greatest Heavyweight Boxing Champion of All Time. By Roberto Pedreira. February 1, 2017.  

 

What Is Jiu-Jitsu? By Roberto Pedreira. November 3, 2016

 

Negative Judo (2016 Olympic Judo Analysis). By Roberto Pedreira. September 3, 2016

 

Myths, Misconceptions, and Misinformation about Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu in Japan. August 30, 2016

 

Gracie Jiu-Jitsu versus Japanese Judo, 1951 and 2002, Part 1: Gathering Storm (Part 1 includes pictures, comments by Royce and Yoshida, interview with Helio, prediction by Mario Sperry), (August 18, 2016)

 

Gracie Jiu-Jitsu versus Japanese Judo, 1951 and 2002, Part 2: Aftermath (Part 2 includes pictures, interviews with Helio, comments by Yoshida, and analysts) (August 18, 2016)

 

Top 13 Classic Historical Myths and Misconceptions about Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, By Roberto Pedreira (July 25, 2016)

 

Four Questions about Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu History, by Roberto Pedreira (June 18, 2016)

 

Top 3 Myths and Misconceptions from Gracies in Action 2, by Roberto Pedreira (June 1, 2016)

 

Top 24 Myths and Misconceptions about Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu in Pat Jordan's 1989 Playboy Article about Rorion Gracie, by Roberto Pedreira (May 11, 2016)

 

Roberto Pedreira Quebra Silêncio (Roberto Pedreira reveals the truth about BJJ history)

 

Top 18 Myths and Misconceptions from Gracies in Action 1, by Roberto Pedreira, (April 19, 2016; updated May 11, 2016)

 

Top 30 Myths and Misconceptions about Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, By Roberto Pedreira (March 17, 2016; updated May 9, 2016)

 

The Origins of Jiu-Jitsu: The Father of All Fights" by Dr. Helcio Leal Binda (Ex-Vice President of Federacao de Jiu-Jitsu of Rio de Janeiro) revised by Reyson Gracie (Grand Master, Red Belt, 8-grau), translated by Roberto Pedreira.

 

Jiu-Jitsu Brasileiro, by Eduardo Pereira, Mestre 8-grau de Jiu-Jitsu, From Boletim da Federação de Jiu-Jitsu,  Ano 1, No. 1, Setembro 1998, translated by Roberto Pedreira.

 

Carlos Gracie: O Criador de uma Dinastia,  by Reila Gracie (29 part book review by Roberto Pedreira).

 

Japan's Ultimate Martial Art: Jujitsu before 1882, By Darrell Max Craig (book review by Roberto Pedreira).

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See also these GTR interviews with Hélio Gracie: 

Interview with Hélio Gracie 1 translated by Yoko Kondo.

 

Interview with  Hélio Gracie 2 translated by Roberto Pedreira.

 

Interview with  Hélio Gracie 3 translated by Roberto Pedreira.

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And these GTR accounts of the Gracie Judo Challenges:

Gracie Invasion 1  (January 13, 1987) written, translated, and transcribed by Roberto Pedreira.

 

Gracie Invasion 2  (July 27, 1988) written, translated, and transcribed by Roberto Pedreira.

 

And many interviews with many fighters here, (Rickson, Royce, Royler, Sakuraba, Renzo, Ryan, Hugo Duarte, Mario Sperry, Murilo Bustamante, Alan Goes, Vanderlei Silva, Vitor Belfort, Fernando Terere, and many more).

 

 

And available from Amazon, Createspace, and other online sources:

CHOQUE: The Untold Story of Jiu-Jitsu in Brazil. Volume I, 1856-1949 (3rd Edition, June 1,  2016), by Roberto Pedreira (book)

 

CHOQUE: The Untold Story of Jiu-Jitsu in Brazil. Volume 2, 1950-1960 (updated edition, June 16, 2016), by Roberto Pedreira (book)

 

Choque: The Untold Story of Jiu-Jitsu in Brazil Volume 3, 1961-1999 (updated edition, June 1, 2016), by Roberto Pedreira  (Book)

 

Jiu-Jitsu in the South Zone, 1997-2008, by Roberto Pedreira (book)

 

 

 

   

 

 

 

 

           

GTR Publications

 

 

 

 

Choque 1, 3rd Edition (June 1, 2016)

 

 

 

Choque 3, 1961-1999

(Updated June 1, 2016)

 

 

 

 

Choque 2, 1950-1960 

 (Updated June 16, 2016)

 

 

 

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Jiu-Jitsu in the South Zone, 1997-2008 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Digital Editions are also available

GTR Archives 1997-2016