The Difference Between Choking Someone With A Gi & Without A Gi

You really only have to spend one BJJ class in a gi and one in no-gi to realize that trying to choke someone with a gi is very different from trying to choke them with far less fabric involved. Still, as is true with nearly everything in jiu-jitsu, there are a lot more details to simple truths than meet the eye.

In this clip, John Danaher himself compares strangulations in gi vs no-gi, and the details he points out can help you improve and tighten your own chokes. Take a look and see what you can learn:


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