Takedown attempts should always be countered by a sprawl but what about defending and countering takedowns with a well timed guillotines?
The Guillotine Choke is a very powerful submission, one that gets all of the attention from everyone when performed correctly. However, if you don’t set it up properly, it can be defended swiftly and get you into a bad position all too easily.
Wrestlers do not have to worry about submissions in their sport.
So the guillotine is almost always there when they are executing their takedowns. Though they have a large arsenal of takedown options, they typically go for a single leg or a double leg takedown. It becomes a very predictable pattern, they shoot, you choke.
ADCC Veteran, 2x IBJJF World Champ Pedro Marinho shows his signature closed guard guillotine that he likes to set up when someone is trying to take you down with a single leg.
The GUILLOTINE CHOKE is the SWISS ARMY KNIFE of BJJ techniques.
- Pedro Marinho shows you the EXPRESSWAY to wherever you want to go via the Guillotine–Get the Takedown with EASE, PASS THE GUARD like a knife through butter.