Company: World Martial Arts
Tape Name: Tape 11 & 12 Vale Tudo Leg Locks
Tape Cost: $59.99
Length of Tape: 44 minutes each
Number of Moves/Techniques: 37 for both tapes.
Return Policy: Money back guarantee but only if the complete 6 tape series is purchased. View the
enclosed preview “preview tape”, return them all, BEFORE OPENING ANY OF THE OTHERS, for a refund.
Experiences in dealing with this company: Excellent
The Instructor: Mario Sperry
Company’s Address: P.O. Box 26712 Rochester, NY. 14626
Company’s Phone Number: 1-800-682-9842
Web Page:

Primary Grading Criteria:

1. Production/Tape Quality: 10
2. Instructors demonstrated skill level: 10
3. Comprehension Score/Immediate Understanding: 10
4. Degree to which this will make someone a better Martial Artist: 10
5. Score on delivery vs. Hype: 10
6. Degree to which we would recommend this product: 10
7. Wasted time (The higher the number, the less “fluff”/repetition: 9
8. Playback Score/Watching it over and over again: 10
9. Would I purchase more of this company’s product: 10
10. Overall grade based on cost vs. Value: 9

Grand Total: 98% (Excellent = 4.5 stars)

Secondary Grading Criteria:

1. Beginners benefit: Excellent
2. Intermediate benefit: Excellent
3. Advanced benefit: Very Good
4. Time to benefit: Some Immediate, greatest benefit with practice
5. The need to buy additional tapes to understand this one: None, although having Mario Sperry’s 1st series would be of benefit in some instances.

Written Summary:

These are the last 2 tapes in Mario Sperry’s 2nd series on Vale Tudo fighting. If your looking for leg locks that can be applied from a Vale Tudo perspective these two video’s contain some of the best footage I have seen on this subject. As usual Sperry breaks down everything in fine detail showing what really works AND how to properly get into the locks. Mario shows various leg locks and knee bars from many different positions. Some of these include when your opponent has turtled or when you are on the ground and the person is standing above you. Some of this material I have seen before but as usual Mario adds a few other details that make it worthwhile. Also covered is when you are mounted and reverse your opponent into a ankle lock. Mario carries on from the first tape series where he demonstrated how to properly pass the person’s guard and when your opponent catches the back of your ankles and knocks you backwards giving you an excellent opportunity to apply a heel hook. Mario also covers the Victor roll. At the end of the video there is some fight footage between Luta Livre fighter Marcelo Medes and Murilo. I don’t think I need to tell you who won this one.

The information on these tapes will stand for a long time to come and is certainly an example for other tape companies to follow.


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