Standing Rear Naked Choke Escape

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  1. Jason B February 9, 2017 at 9:28 pm

    Simplistic and effective. Until seeing this technique for the first time, I really did’nt feel that escapes from here could have value. I’ve had some big guys throw me in the RNC and slipped right out of it with this simple concept.

  2. Carl C February 13, 2017 at 12:45 pm

    Great escape Henry, i have never seen this escape before.
    Will this work when someone has your back when your on the ground??

    • Henry A February 15, 2017 at 7:37 am

      No this just works when standing because you can swing your arm and clear room with your hip, this would not work standing if they had both hooks in either

  3. Peter K February 15, 2017 at 1:00 pm

    I am excited to try this out tomorrow.

  4. Kevin K March 28, 2017 at 2:30 pm

    wow. that is awesome. Trained in a gym that emphasized gracie self defense, haven’t seen that one.

    • Henry A March 30, 2017 at 7:45 pm

      Yup! It’s not in the Curriculum, this is one of my personal favorites because the flip over the head doesn’t always work if they are grabbing tight

  5. Keegan Y May 18, 2017 at 2:02 pm

    Since learning this in the VIP videos I have come to love this technique. I’ve been thinking about Escapes from the Standing RNC in terms of Seoi Nage/Shoulder Throw if you hit it early and you can break the opponent’s posture, hook the leg, turn and Osoto Gari if you try to Hip Toss but feel your opponent is hopping in too hard, and this Swing Through option if the opponent immediately breaks your balance.

    I like your point about the possibility of the head getting trapped and potential strain on the neck though, and if facing a much, much larger opponent this seems like a more efficient escape than the Shoulder Throw.

    Thanks again for the wisdoms!

    • Keegan Y May 18, 2017 at 3:36 pm

      Sorry, autocorrect strikes again. I meant “hipping in”, not hopping in. 😁

  6. John Taylor January 2, 2018 at 1:42 am

    Keegan Y – There’s Nothing like a bit of 🎶 Hippin and Hoppin 🎶 Bud 🤙🏻….

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