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10th Planet Jiu-Jitsu is a non-traditional style of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu developed                   10th Planet Jiu-Jitsu
by Eddie Bravo. The characteristics that distinguish it from traditional grappling
are its strong focus on alternative and unconventional techniques, and its
foundations without using a gi. Victory Belt Publishing released three manuals
covering techniques of the 10th Planet system, one in 2006, [1] a second in
2007, [2] , and finally the third in 2011. [3] The first and third books cover
aspects of the signature guard of the system, the rubber guard, while the
second tackles aspects of the twister, another integral position in the system.
The books were written by Eddie Bravo, Glen Cordoza, and Erich Krauss.
Planet X is the Gi version of 10th Planet Jiu-Jitsu. [citation needed]

      Contents
 1 History                                                                                             10th Planet Jiu-Jitsu logo

 2 Locations                                                                              Focus         Grappling
 3 References
                                                                                          Country of          USA
 4 External links                                                                         origin

                                                                                          Creator       Eddie Bravo
History                                                                                   Famous        Eddie Bravo, Joe Rogan, Dan
                                                                                          practitioners Hardy, Jason Chambers, Shinya
Bravo created this no-gi style of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu after defeating Royler
                                                                                                        Aoki, Gerald Strebendt, George
Gracie via triangle choke in the ADCC 2003. [4] 10th Planet Jiu-Jitsu focuses                           Sotiropoulos, Jason Day, Alan
on constant pressure from unorthodox positions such as the Rubber guard,                                Belcher, Denny Prokopos, Chris
Twister Side Control, Monkey Mount (Gangsta Lean) and the half-guard                                    Herzog
position known as the "Lock down". [5] The main premise behind 10th Planet                Parenthood    Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Kodokan Judo,
Jiu-Jitsu is that the art should keep evolving, finding new ways to attack and                          Submission Wrestling, Greco-
counter. Bravo believes that standard Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu has become boring                             Roman Wrestling

and predictable.                                                                          Olympic       No
                                                                                          sport
Locations
In addition to the original 10th Planet Jiu-Jitsu in Los Angeles, there are several other 10th Planet gyms throughout North
America; some are established BJJ training facilities that have adopted the system as an expansion of the art. In addition to
these, the style has also spread overseas, to the UK, Germany, Sweden, even as far as Victoria, Australia

References
   1. ^ Mastering the Rubber Guard: Jiu-jitsu for Mixed Martial            3. ^ Advanced Rubber Guard ISBN 1-936608-90-1
      Arts Competition ISBN 0-9777315-9-6                                  4. ^ "ADCC Results" . Retrieved 18 March 2011.
   2. ^ Mastering the Twister: Jiu-Jitsu for Mixed Martial Arts            5. ^ Kesting, Stephan. "Eddie Bravo's Rubber Guard "The
      Competition ISBN 0-9777315-5-3                                          Meathook"'" . Grapplearts. Retrieved 28 March 2011.


External links
      10th Planet Jiu-Jitsu Official Site
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