Setting up no gi chokes is an invaluable skill that every serious grappler needs in their submission arsenal.
These chokes are powerful tools whether gi or no gi, sport, mma, self defense, etc.
Standing position is one of the most common and versatile positions from which to gain an understanding of how these chokes effectively work. A contact from standing is usually what will make this position happen , and occurs frequently in a variety of contexts.
BJJ legend Renzo Gracie shows how he sets it up from standing. It’s kind of like a short choke but from the front. The key is to trap the opponent’s neck between your shoulder and your grip, squeezing him.
If you like chokes, you can turn your arms and legs into pythons and squeeze necks like never before! Here are some tricks that helped Lachlan Giles (Craig Jones’ instructor) to being a 2x ADCC Trials champion and medalist at the IBJJF Worlds in No Gi. Learn Lachlan’s systematic approach and catch the neck effortlessly in no gi. HIGH PERCENTAGE CHOKES: NO GI by BJJ Fanatics.