The “esgana-ganso,” or choke-the-goose, as Carlson Gracie coined it, gained greater recognition last Sunday, when Daniel Sarafian used one to dispatch Renée Forte on the TUF Brazil reality show.
The subject brought up some discussion on GRACIEMAG.com and at the water cooler. Some pratitioners call it the five-fingers or hand-in-hand. While the name may vary, the effect is the same.
Direct from Pennsylvania USA, black belt Daniel Beleza shows how to sink this efficient move when the opponent goes to defend the rear-naked choke. The trick is to maintain the pressure of the hold and pull your elbow in, as you’ll see in the following video.