Opponent has your head while you’re in Side Control (side opposite to the choking arm)? Then you have a wonderful opportunity to set up the Von Flue Choke.
The Von Flue Choke is a shoulder choke from side control. It is a defense against guillotine choke, a good one indeed. Passing the guard to side control with their arms still around your neck. Work an overhook on the wrist around your head and an underhook on their head. Locking your hands together shift your body weight through your shoulder into their neck. The technique was named after Jason Von Flue after he submitted Alex Karalexis at Ultimate Fight Night 3 with a shoulder choke from side control which was considered a new technique because it was kind of new to the community of MMA. Since then this choke is known as Von Flue Choke.
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