BJJ: Rules of the Game

40 digital illustrations for the book Brazilian Jiu Jitsu: The Rules of the Game, written by Ana Yagües.

About the Book

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu: The Rules of the Game is a children's book dedicated to teaching the IBJJF style competition rules of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ) to parents and kids of all ages. This book is 36 pages long and covers the following: 5 common ways to win a match, the scoring system, 5 common ways to score points, advantages points, and 4 types of fouls. It also covers a variety of general information about BJJ competitions such as the competition area, referee gestures, the competition gi regulations, and hygiene requirements.

This book was successfully funded in part through a Kickstarter campaign, and scheduled to be avaliable in print in softcover format December 2020. To pre-purchase a copy, contact Ana Yagües.

BJJ: The Rules of the Game, cover illustration
BJJ: The Rules of the Game, cover illustration
BJJ: The Rules of the Game, main characters
BJJ: The Rules of the Game, main characters
BJJ: The Rules of the Game, technique sketch
BJJ: The Rules of the Game, technique sketch

Client Experiences

I can’t be any happier to have found Sabine to create my book. Working with her has been a pleasure. Sabine is very professional, organized, and easy to talk to. She is very good at what she does. She listened carefully to my ideas and together we transformed them into an amazing children book, the first of its kind. She has also the rare talent of figuring out what you want even before you do! And she was always eager to help with everything I need for the book like funding, layout, edition… I have learned so much from working with her. The experience has been as productive as educational for me! I would absolutely recommend Sabine for her skill, creativity and work ethic.

~ Ana Yagües | Nexus Fighter Academy