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Choque Volume 3, 1961-1999: The Untold Story of Jiu-Jitsu in Brazil Paperback – September 1, 2015
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The editing of this volume was poor to nonexistent. For example, some stories are repeated in different chapters as if they happened in different years. Confusingly, the chapter titled "1973" recites the story of how Carlos allegedly learned jiu jitsu from Mitsuyo Maeda. This story had nothing to do with the year 1973 and was previously described in more detail in the Volume 1. It also left open the possibility that Carlos learned from Meada, something the author has previously stated was logistically impossible. There are so many typographical errors (the English sections) and punctuation errors that some sections are difficult to even read.
I have long wished for an accurate, unbiased narrative of the development of jiu jitsu in Brazil that did not have the "Gracie spin". Unfortunately this three-volume set could be described as being just as biased with an "anti-Gracie spin". Combined with the poor editing, this was a major disappointment.