How to Get Out of Standing Guillotine in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

Learn how to get out of a standing guillotine from Alliance MMA black belt Babs Olusanmokun in this Howcast Brazilian Jiu Jitsu video.

All right. My opponent is going to grab me by the throat, the guillotine, standing guillotine, and I’m going to show you the defense to that.

He grabs me by the neck here. The most important thing once again with chokes is you don’t panic. There’s no point in spazzing out right here. The first thing you do is survive. In this case, what does that mean? I grab his wrist and pull on it. Look, I just grab his wrist a little. Let’s say he’s much stronger than me. I’m not going to be able to yank this hand off, but I’ll simply take a little pressure off. Now my opposite hand will come over his shoulder. I will now walk to the side of the hand over the shoulder. Once I get to his side, my back leg will click right behind his knee. That drops him down to the ground, I get up. I’m ready to strike. I’m ready to run.

And that’s the proper way to defend against the standing guillotine.