Author : Lanius Len
Title : American jiu-jitsu
Year : 1922

Link download : Lanius_Len_-_American_jiu-jitsu.zip

Len Lanius, originator of American Jiu Jitsu, and author of this book, is a living example of the value of physical training and of the efficiency of the system he teaches. Early in life he developed himself from a sickly lad into one of the most noted athletes of two continents, holding the lightweight wrestling championship of the world for a number of years. During his career he defeated antagonists of a much heavier class than that in which he was rated, and it was in meeting these larger men that he developed original methods of offense and defense that were gradually elaborated into the system of American Jiu Jitsu of today. The success of these earlier experiments in a smaller man overcoming a larger by a scientific use of whatever strength he might possess, encouraged Mr. Lanius to make a complete and thorough study of this work, which eventually reached the stage at which it could be, and is, demonstrably successful against any system of a similar nature. ...