Kata-Gatame/ Head and arm choke/ Arm Triangle choke is used as a hold down in Judo, and it is mostly used as a choke in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and mixed martial arts.
There are many schools of thought regarding the best positioning for the top attacking partner. Some advocate laying flat on the ground with the hips low. Others prefer turning to a 90 degree angle, while others like to put a knee on the ground and drive forward.
So you have the Arm Triangle Choke in place, but your opponent starts turning to the other side…
What are you supposed to do from here?
Well, here is a great choke variation that you could go for!
Gianni Grippo demonstrates it on the video below:
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