How to do the Tightest D’arce Choke Edwin Najmi teaches us how to move from top position in half guard to lock up a terrifyingly tight D’arce Choke. The big tip here is, once your in position, clench your elbows together to tighten up your D’arce. This one tip will save you a huge amount […]
The D’arce Choke
The D’arce, as it’s affectionately known, is a highly effective blood choke. It’s essentially an inverted head and arm choke. Named for Joe D’arce who popularised it’s use in the United States.
The D’arce choke doesn’t require a lapel or collar. The blade of your wrist squeezes one side of your opponents neck, while there own arm squeezes the other. Therefore it is very effective in no Gi fighting. and has also become popular in MMA.