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Old 01-13-2012, 10:12 AM   #86
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Re: Why don't we practice chokes?

Mary Eastland wrote: View Post
We must train very differently. When we practice chokes no one is close to dying.
Um... If you've choked someone out, they are, by definition, close to dying. You've cut off the blood flow to their brain, and they *will* die unless you let go in a timely manner.

Which is not to say that chokes shouldn't be practiced, just that one should respect the seriousness of what one is doing.

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