BJJ’s most loved figure Renzo Gracie was in in Zurich, Switzerland at the Frota Academywhere 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 counter choke to the common over under pass.
Renzo says that you have to push the shoulder to create space then with your near hand, you grab a thumb-in grip on the opponent’s far collar, bring your leg over their head, push your hips in and lean back. 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…”