In this video Renzo Gracie remembers Pride 1 and explains how he developed his guillotine choke.
So it was October, 1997. Renzo Gracie sets the choke up on Akira Shoji. Renzo is doing what would become known as an arm-in guillotine.
Twenty years later, Renzo remembers all the details of how the frustration of not finishing the choke would help him refine one of his most lethal attacks.
So, this is the history behind the choke, but we don’t submit people with history, do we? Watch next the mechanics of the guillotine, and all the concepts behind it.
Last modified: October 31, 2017