Chokehold

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A chokehold, choke, stranglehold or, in Judo, shime-waza (絞技; constriction technique) is a general term for a grappling hold that critically reduces or prevents either air (choking) or blood (strangling) from passing through the neck of an opponent.wikipedia
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Judo

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A chokehold, choke, stranglehold or, in Judo, shime-waza (絞技; constriction technique) is a general term for a grappling hold that critically reduces or prevents either air (choking) or blood (strangling) from passing through the neck of an opponent.
Its most prominent feature is its competitive element, where the objective is to either throw or take down an opponent to the ground, immobilize or otherwise subdue an opponent with a pin, or force an opponent to submit with a joint lock or a choke.

Grappling hold

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A chokehold, choke, stranglehold or, in Judo, shime-waza (絞技; constriction technique) is a general term for a grappling hold that critically reduces or prevents either air (choking) or blood (strangling) from passing through the neck of an opponent.
Holds may be categorized by their function such as clinching, pinning or submission, while others can be classified by their anatomical effect: chokehold, joint-lock or compression lock.

Martial arts

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Chokeholds are used in martial arts, combat sports, self-defense, law enforcement and in military hand to hand combat applications.

Triangle choke

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Blood chokes, especially the rear naked choke, triangle chokes, or gi chokes, are commonly used as submission holds in Brazilian jiu-jitsu.
A triangle choke, or sankaku-jime in judo, is a type of figure-four chokehold that strangles the opponent by encircling the opponent's neck and one arm with the legs in a configuration similar to the shape of a triangle.

Strangling

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A chokehold, choke, stranglehold or, in Judo, shime-waza (絞技; constriction technique) is a general term for a grappling hold that critically reduces or prevents either air (choking) or blood (strangling) from passing through the neck of an opponent.
More technical variants of manual strangulation are referred to as chokeholds, and are extensively practised and used in various martial arts, combat sports, self-defense systems, and in military hand-to-hand combat application.

Brazilian jiu-jitsu

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Blood chokes, especially the rear naked choke, triangle chokes, or gi chokes, are commonly used as submission holds in Brazilian jiu-jitsu.
BJJ is founded on the concept that a smaller, weaker person can successfully defend themselves against a bigger, stronger, heavier opponent by using technique, leverage, and most notably, taking the fight to the ground, and then applying joint locks and chokeholds to defeat the opponent.

Sambo (martial art)

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Chokeholds are not allowed in sport sambo but are allowed in combat sambo.

Sode guruma jime

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Sode guruma jime ("sleeve wheel constriction") is a type of Judo chokehold (shime-waza), which compresses the opponent’s trachea or the carotid arteries.

Arm triangle choke

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Arm triangle choke, side choke, or head and arm choke are generic terms describing blood chokeholds in which the opponent is strangled in between their own shoulder and the practitioner's arm.

Gogoplata

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A gogoplata, foot choke daronne d’anas "Piroplata" or kagato-jime is a type of chokehold that utilizes the shin bone.

North–south choke

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The North–south choke is a choking technique in grappling, employed exclusively from the north–south position, and classified as an air choke-hold.

Guillotine choke

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The guillotine choke, also known as Mae Hadaka Jime (前裸絞, "front naked choke"; compare to a rear naked choke) in judo, is a chokehold in martial arts and wrestling applied from in front of the opponent.

Catch wrestling

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The chokeholds used in catch wrestling and shoot wrestling are the inspiration for the "chokeholds" in modern professional wrestling performances.
Often, but not always, the chokehold was barred.

Choke-out

A choke-out is a hand-to-hand combat tactic involving the use of a chokehold to cause syncope, or temporary loss of consciousness, at which point the choke is released.

Rear naked choke

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Blood chokes, especially the rear naked choke, triangle chokes, or gi chokes, are commonly used as submission holds in Brazilian jiu-jitsu.
The rear naked choke (RNC) is a chokehold in martial arts applied from an opponent's back.

Grapple tackle

It has gained notoriety in Australia's National Rugby League competition whereby the tackler attempts to impede the ball carrier by applying a chokehold-like grip.

Mixed martial arts

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Due to the effectiveness of chokeholds and their popularity in a wide variety of martial arts, they are most often used to force submissions in mixed martial art and submission grappling competitions.
BJJ is primarily a ground-based fighting style that emphasizes joint locks and chokeholds, whereas jujutsu is a method of close combat that utilizes different forms of grappling techniques such as throws, holds and joint locks.

Zev Yaroslavsky

As chairman of the council's powerful Police, Fire and Public Safety Committee, Yaroslasvky also was highly critical of the LAPD's use of choke holds, which had been linked to more than a dozen deaths of suspects in Los Angeles police custody during a three-year period in the early 1980s.

Robert C. Farrell

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Farrell was insistent in pushing the Los Angeles Police Department to end what he considered racism in the department, and he urged an investigation of the controversial "choke hold" used by the police.

Joint lock

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Choking

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A chokehold, choke, stranglehold or, in Judo, shime-waza (絞技; constriction technique) is a general term for a grappling hold that critically reduces or prevents either air (choking) or blood (strangling) from passing through the neck of an opponent.

Unconsciousness

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The lack of blood or air often leads to unconsciousness or even death if the hold is maintained.

Death

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The lack of blood or air often leads to unconsciousness or even death if the hold is maintained.

Combat sport

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Chokeholds are used in martial arts, combat sports, self-defense, law enforcement and in military hand to hand combat applications.