Sumo for Mixed Martial Arts
This innovative book demonstrates how the study of sumo wrestling techniques can benefit practitioners of modern mixed martial arts (MMA), as well as other grappling arts. MMA competitors know their sport grew with the evolution of jujitsu, but many do not realize sumo can be seen as the root of jujitsu. MMA competitors, grapplers, wrestlers, and fans of sumo will appreciate the author’s analysis and attention to detail. They will also come away with a wealth of new techniques.
“I recommend this Sumo for Mixed Martial Arts book to those who want to improve their grappling.” – Lyoto “The Dragon” Machida, Former UFC LHW Champion
“A valuable addition to the library of anyone with an interest in either sumo or MMA – or both.” – Mark A. Buckton, Japan Times sumo writer
“This is a captivating book, well researched and thought out, truly enlightening for all who love the grappling arts.” – Chris Haueter, 5th degree black belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu