Simple Krav Maga technique to escape a rear naked choke
The Rear Naked Choke is a submission synonymous with almost every grappling based martial art all thanks to how effective it has proven itself inside and outside the cage over many years.
So what would you do if you found yourself a victim of a surprise rear naked choke attempt in a street scenario, where the consequences of being choked out are infinitely higher than a competition setting and there is no option to tap out to your attacker?
In the following instructional Krav Maga Training (KMT) instructor Luca Goffi breaks down the nuances of the rear naked choke and then follows up with various self defense techniques from the KMT X-treme Defence Advanced Method Program.
You’ll learn various methods on how to get your attacker off balance, breaking the grip of the choke as well as striking techniques to vital areas such as the eyes and the groin to help gain a dominant position on your attacker.
As a bonus Luca also shares a few clinching techniques and as well as how to immobilise your attacker once you get them the ground and how to finish them off if it is required.
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Krav Maga is a self-defense system developed for the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) that consists of a wide combination of techniques sourced from aikido, judo, boxing and wrestling, along with realistic fight training. Krav Maga is known for its focus on real-world situations and its extremely efficient and brutal counter-attacks. It was derived from street-fighting skills developed by Hungarian-Israeli martial artist Imi Lichtenfeld, who made use of his training as a boxer and wrestler as a means of defending the Jewish quarter against fascist groups in Bratislava, Czechoslovakia in the mid to late 1930s. [source: wiki]