The Rear Naked Choke

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  1. John Taylor September 19, 2017 at 8:47 am

    Excellent as usual 🤙🏻. Love the Henry Akins Hidden Jui-jitsu Gi Proffesor. You got them for sale?….

  2. zamy y September 25, 2017 at 9:14 am

    Hi Henry, at 9,35 of the vidéo you démonstred the move with the défense on, but i notice that the “V” of the first arm are not conect to neck when you pinching your elbow together, coud you please explain me why?

    Sorry for my english

    • Henry A October 26, 2017 at 6:44 pm

      because his hands are choking him

  3. Jeffrey S October 20, 2017 at 7:42 am

    Gonna give away my Jiu-Jitsu age here…in the original Gracie basics, Rorion goes clearly out of his way to emphasize not balling up the fist in back of the head…I always wondered his rationale due to your way being an obviously more effective way. What’s your take on that, Henry?

    • Henry A October 26, 2017 at 3:27 pm

      No idea? maybe to get the hand behind the head easier??? I’d have to ask him, but the way I teach it is definitely different then the “Gracie Academy” way and from the feedback ive gotten from students, they seem to be having greater success with my method.

      • Stuart F March 17, 2018 at 6:37 am

        Rickson teaches making a fist as well in his new WarTribe videos (which have nowhere near the details of Henry’s HJJ vids).

  4. Craig N November 4, 2017 at 4:56 pm

    Isn’t there actually a third pressure/force?—the abdominal crunch to also take away space?

  5. John Taylor November 26, 2017 at 9:44 am

    Jeffrey S – I presume Rorion’s thinking when showing the RNC on his Basic’s Tape’s, was to show the easy to defend techniques first. That way his family would alway’s be one step ahead. I don’t blame him for it, you don’t bring out Tape’s with info that could get your Student’s beaten in tournaments etc at a time where nobody knew that much. That’s what ive alway’s thought about the combing the hair type stuff etc. 😊🤙🏻….

  6. Jeff D May 1, 2018 at 4:40 pm

    Props to coach Frankl for taking those RNC’s from Professor Aikens. That looked tight as hell.

  7. Marco A T August 26, 2018 at 1:14 am

    i love the details henry akins shows, with his 25 plus years teaching the rickson gracie way, i have truelly felt the improvement and understanding of the leverage and power of bjj as a new student of the art, since i am just bearly beginning to see the picture of the power of Helio Gracie Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.

  8. Keith M March 14, 2019 at 8:58 pm

    Rickson’s Way/Henry Akins’ Way > EVERY other way.

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