Jiujitsu technique for the week 2: Mounted Ezekiel Choke


Jiujitsu technique for the week 2: Mounted Ezekiel Choke

by: Joe Garcia | .
Stripes Korea | .
published: February 26, 2014

Brazilian jiujitsu is one of the fastest growing martial arts and a hallmark of the MMA (Mixed Martial Arts) scene. Jiujitsu classes and clubs are on U.S. military bases virtually everywhere. Writer and photographer Joe Garcia teams up with Kris Kim to bring you Jiujitsu Technique for the Week. Kim (pictured here in white) is a black belt in Brazilian jiujitsu and the head instructor for Yongsan BJJ at Trent Warrior Fitness Center on U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan, S. Korea. Kim is also the BJJ coach for Team Posse MMA, Body and Seoul Martial Arts and United Forces BJJ.

For more of these submissions or other techniques, stop by your nearest BJJ Academy. Keep on rolling!

1. Secure a mounted position on your opponent.*
*One of the Mantras of BJJ is “position before submission.”
Be sure to secure the mounted position before attempting any submission.



2. Place your right arm under your opponents neck and begin to use shoulder pressure on their chin.



3. Use your right shoulder to push your opponents face away to the right and begin to expose their neck.



4. Slide your left hand towards your opponents neck and place the four fingers of your right hand inside the sleeve of your left arm.



5. Slide your left hand under your opponents chin with the blade of your hand facing down.



6. Pull your right hand up and push your left hand down cutting into your opponents neck. Release the pressure once your opponent taps or naps.

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