Some techniques in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu look spectacular… When, in reality, they’re reasonably easy to set up. You just need to learn a couple of basic pointers that will both make your technique effective and keep you safe while doing it.
One of those techniques is the Diving Guillotine Choke. Despite its cool name and the way it looks, you’ll have quite a simple time setting it up – just learn from Marcelo Garcia‘s advice.
DIVING GUILLOTINE CHOKE SETUP
If your opponent isn’t really engaging you from the bottom position, if there’s considerable space between yourself and them, and if they have their neck exposed… It’s time to jump for that Diving Guillotine Choke. Just make sure that you have your diving forward rolls aced beforehand.
Once you end up on your own back and with an arm wrapping the opponent’s neck, make sure that you solidify this grip with your other hand. Now, if they start turning away from you, you’ll have an easy time following them and setting up a choke. But if they decide to turn into you, you will have to go about it a bit differently; you will have to bump and force the opponent into turning with more momentum, so that you end up on top of them instead.
Watch how Marcelo Garcia does it on the video below:
Off With Their Heads – Learn The Signature Guillotine Choke From Black Belt Legend Marcelo Garcia.
Marcelo Garcia Teaches The Subtle Details Behind Locking Up The Neck and Finishing Fights With His Signature Submission System.