“I didn’t care about what would happen. He might win the match, but he could never beat me. I was living my dream, traveling the world with complete freedom. Nothing could put me down. The play button was pressed again. My opponent took my back and I tapped to a bow and arrow choke. I laughed and shook his hand, as I stood back up. I was out of the competition. Everything was perfect. Life couldn’t be better.”
After a training partner commits suicide, Christian Graugart feels obliged to do something with his life. Starting his own gym, dedicating almost all his time to the art of BJJ, alters everything, including the way he sees himself.
The Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Globetrotter is not only a story about traveling and training in martial arts. It’s about all the things that can happen to you if you choose to truly stay alive until you actually die.
“Christian takes us on an amazing journey around the world.”
“A book that will change your life”
“Unique and raw, it is both touching and entertaining!”
“Christian paints a picture of the distant and sometimes forgetten corners of Jiu Jitsu”
“This book is a manifesto”
“I love the way he goes about telling his story”
“Hard to put down. Buy this book.”
“This was an amazing story of self enlightenment”
“A Thought-Provoking Read”
“You literally feel like you’re along for the journey”
“The Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Globetrotter is truly a must read for anyone studying Brazilian Jiu Jitsu”
“What this guy did is amazing!”
“Christian really strips away any ego and paints a very candid picture of himself”