Closing the neck if the clinch doesn't work

By Yossi Sheriff

Summary of closing the neck if the clinch doesn't work

This is a Muay Tai technique that is classified as an close range technique.

Description of Closing the neck if the clinch doesn't work

When the opponent blocks the clinch by closing the space around his neck and torso with his elbows one tries to clinch pummel inside to get the inside neck control.

If inside neck control fails and only one hand rests on the opponent's neck one crosses wrists around and behind the opponent's neck and applies a steady pressure downward.

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The knowledge and expertise of the article and the media content in it are the courtesy of Mr. Eldad Levi, one of the first AKBAN-wiki contributors
Eldad Levi is a proficient Muai Tai fighter with an extensive experience in the ring.

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