Carlson Gracie Jr. at 2010 seminar at team headquarters in Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro / Photo by Carlos Ozório/GRACIEMAG
Your knee-on-belly isn’t causing pressure the way it ought to? As Carlson Gracie Junior teaches it, the trick may be located a bit higher up from where you’d think—at the neck.
“As my father taught me, you have to block your opponent. If he’s really slick and good at sliding out his hip, you have to apply pressure on his neck, which keeps him from escaping,” says the Chicago-based black belt.
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