Click the image or remember goldbjj. Considered by many to be the gold standard in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, it represents everything BJJ is supposed to be about. It requires positional dominance, works on even the largest opponents, and is considered one of the fundamental submissions in the art, delivering some iconic moments in MMA and submission grappling. We watched three hundred BJJ and submission grappling matches.
While it was no surprise that Ryan would win the tournament, what was surprising was that Gordon used none of the leg attack techniques that DDS members are known for. Instead he used choking techniques to take the gold. Once again in grappling, the rear naked choke shows why it is called mata leao, or lion killer. Gordon showing the supremacy of the choke, made me want to give advice on how to make your rear naked choke even better. Here are a few tips to do that! Just like any technique in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, you will need to drill the hell out of this.
Fortunately there are technical solutions to most problems in jiu-jitsu, and the rest of this article is all about achieving and finishing the RNC in a variety of situations. When it comes to successful attacks with the Rear Naked Choke there are 3 broad skill sets in which you need to have some competence. These areas include:. In the Chair Sit you get behind your opponent, sternum to spine, secure your harness grip more about that later , step over your opponent, and then sit back while inserting your second hook. The second method of taking the back is the Low Hook.
I asked Dr. According to Dr. To understand what happens when the rear naked choke is correctly applied, we need some basic anatomical definitions:. The recipient begins to feel flushed — engorged in the face and brow. Further pressure narrows the carotids and reduces the blood flow to the brain.