Back choke - clock choke

A Technique from Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
By BJJ.Org Featured Contributor Cesar Gracie

These techniques should only be practiced with the supervision of an experienced instructor.
Practicing the moves incorrectly could result in serious bodily injury or death.

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1. You have trouble finishing a back lapel choke.
2. Allow your opponent to escape towards the same side as your choke hand.
3. Switch your base as he escapes. Go to your knees.
4. Switch your base again towards his head. Make sure to put your knee over his shoulder.
5. Finish with a clock choke.

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