Being choked is one of the most dangerous situations an EMS provider can find themselves in . Once someone is being choked there is a high probability of  death if the choke is not defended. One of the unfortunate consequences of the rise in popularity of MMA is that many people have seen how affective choke are at incapacitating someone . Things like the “rear naked choke” are now part of our everyday lexicon and how to apply various chokes are only a mouse click away. If a choke is applied properly it can render a victim unconscious in a matter of seconds.

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Hopefully you will never find yourself in this situation but if you do it is vital you know how to escape. In this weeks episode we discuss how to escape from some of the more common chokes.

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