The Basics

Vertical Crash Choke

In this video you’re going to learn how to play a Vertical Choke. There are 6 parts to a Vertical Crash Choke.

The breakdown:

  1. Vertical
  2. A Position
  3. V Position
  4. Contact
  5. Crash Choke
  6. Push Out

Important information:

  • The prep, angles, contact, etc are all the same for a choke as they are a crash
  • Choke position should be symmetrical
  • Use as much surface area of your body to cut off the sound
  • Choke position should be an A shape in your armpits
  • When you push back out to set after the choke, make sure it’s strong, fast, and has some oomph