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Sleeve 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.

Sleeve Choke.

(a) Step 1. Place the fingers of one hand inside the sleeve cuff of the other with a firm grip.

Sleeve choke, step 1

(b) Step 2. Drive the other hand behind the enemy’s head so the forearm of the first hand goes across the neck.

Sleeve choke, step 2

(c) Step 3. Drive the elbow across the enemy’s neck toward the back while pulling with the other hand.

Sleeve choke, step 3

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