Magid Hage - Working the Choke

Magid Hage - Working the Choke

Magid Hage grew up in the lifestyle we all know and love. He has, however, created a lifestyle all his own. Maybe it’s the dreadlocks, but I swear that Reggae music starts playing the second Magid walks into any room.
- Issue 51

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Magid Hage - Working the Choke
  • Baseball Choke From Half-Guard Bottom - Magid Hage

    As we mentioned before, this technique has its critics. Love it or hate it, it gets the job done. Much of this technique relies on deception and the desire of your opponent to pass your guard. It can take practice, but if you can get good at this, many of your training partners will start hesitat...

  • Baseball Choke From In Sit-Up Guard - Magid Hage

    In the event that your opponent decides to play the Sit-Up Guard, tight to your leg, the baseball choke becomes an option. In this scenario, notice how Magid stance is like that of a baseball player.
    - Issue 51

  • Guard Pass Using The Lapel - Magid Hage

    You can always use the lapel to pass someone’s guard. Magid shows us a good one from the DLR. It is a variation of an underhook pass but uses his opponent’s lapel instead.
    - Issue 51

  • Lapel Choke From Sitting Guard - Magid Hage

    The Sit-Up Guard has become increasingly popular over the last couple years with many top-level athletes utilizing it in competition. Some of these same athletes also have very tough guards, making it difficult to pass. Magid shows us a couple ways to submit his opponent without having to pass th...

  • The Tao of Magid - Magid Hage

    Magid Hage grew up in the lifestyle we all know and love. He has, however, created a lifestyle all his own. Maybe it’s the dreadlocks, but I swear that Reggae music starts playing the second Magid walks into any room.
    - Issue 51