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[Video of this waza fast and slow, from the side, and ideally, overhead]

Defense against a rear mug

  • Drop into a horse stance and raise your elbows horizontally at your sides before the attacker can secure their grip.
  • Twist towards the hand, and away from their elbow, of the opponent’s choking arm.
    • If possible, strike the opponent’s floating ribs in the process.