BJJ’s most loved figure Renzo Gracie was recently Uflacker BJJ Academy where he held a fantastic seminar.
Renzo showed the students a fantastic array of techniques and told countless funny stories from his career fighting and competing all over the world.
One of the techniques that blew away the crowd was this powerful anaconda-ezekiel on a turtled opponent.
Renzo says that you have to lift your leg and dip the opposite shoulder to place in an anaconda grip and an ezekiel. You then have to make sure that the ezekiel grip is over the shoulder and you turn inside. The choke is very quick and very tight!
This choke goes together with Renzo’s unstoppable counter to over under pass:
Because of this, after a while, they stopped trying to pass me with over-under…”