Okay, hear us out: the Knee Shield isn’t good just for your defense. Yes, we understand that you’re mostly a defensive player, but why not use this wonderful position in order to set up sweeps and submissions? It can be done much more easily than you might think.
For example, here’s how to use a low Knee Shield for an incredibly simple Loop Choke setup.
Lapel chokes are some of the cleanest, most efficient submissions you can secure when training jiu jitsu in the gi. The loop choke is one of the deadly subsets of those lapel chokes. The thing that sets the loop choke apart from other lapel chokes is the sneaky nature with which you are able to land it. The true success of the loop choke in that fact that the opponent actually things they are actually making progress, escaping or passing your guard and pow, lights out, the choke is cinched tightly.
Nicholas Meregali demonstrates it on the video below:
Master The Loop Choke With One Of The Best To Ever Use It, As World Absolute Black Belt Champion Nicholas Meregali Gives You Every Insight He Has Into This Punishing Submission
- Lock on the loop choke with confidence you can finish with these methods for finishing with as little force as necessary
- Nicholas Meregali is one of the greatest black belts ever, highlighting his career with a IBJJF Absolute Black Belt World Championship in 2022, with tons of elite wins with this submission