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Choke hold of MMA champion compared with that of a Burmese Python

Lifestyle Trainers

Many people wonder how effective the different techniques in martial arts actually are. So this week we look at a choke hold, more specifically the Rear Naked Choke.

National Geographic's Sport Science program compared the choke from top ranked Heavy Weight Mixed Martial Artist, Fedor Emelianenko to a Burmese Python.

This scientific look at a choke hold is fascinating, however do not try this yourself. These are professionals in a controlled environment.

We would love to hear your thoughts on the video.

If you would like more information on this technique, our experts Cam Rowe or Peter Sciarra can help out.