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Leaning Choke

Attacks from the Mount Advanced Ground Fighting Techniques


After the mount has been achieved, there are many options on how to attack. The first is to throw punches into the enemy’s face and force him to turn over, giving up his back. If he does not turn over he will most likely give an opening, making the following attacks easier.

Chokes. The most efficient way to incapacitate an enemy is to choke him into unconsciousness. An advantage of prioritizing chokes in training is that they can be applied in training exactly as applied in combat.

Leaning Choke.

(a) Step 1. Grasp both sides of the collar. The knuckles should be pointed inward and there should be three or four inches of slack.

Leaning choke, step 1

(b) Step 2. Pull one side of the collar across the enemy’s neck so the pinky knuckle is just past the Adam’s apple where the blood vessels are located. Pull the other hand tight as you drive this hand into the enemy’s neck.

Leaning choke, step 2

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