Why Roger Gracie Never Uses The Bow & Arrow Choke

You can usually tell how effective a submission is by how often it’s used by high-level athletes in jiu-jitsu competitions. While many would assume that a fundamental submission like the bow-and-arrow choke would be a favorite for top BJJ competitors, Roger Gracie isn’t such a fan.

In an Instagram video, Gracie explains exactly why he never shows this popular choke on RGTV… or uses it to finish at all, for that matter. Take a look and see his reasoning:


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