Head locks are one of the most common positions found in street fights.
Head locks are one of the most common positions found in street fights. This escape is used when your opponent has a grip round your neck but has their head up.
Since your opponent doesn't have their head down, you should use the arm-frame technique. Take your left arm over the top of your opponents right shoulder and lay your forearm on the side of their neck.
Grab your left wrist with your right hand and place your right elbow on the ground to make a frame. Your opponent will not be able to break this frame to get closer, the frame can actually support the full body weight of your opponent.
Place your left foot on the ground behind your opponent. Now put all your weight on your left foot and right shoulder. Swing your hips out behind you so your opponent will have nothing to stop them falling back.
Push the arm-frame into your opponents neck to cause them to fall back, also raise your left leg ready to trap their head.
Bring your left leg round your opponents neck to trap their head. How cross your feet as shown and straighten your legs to apply a choke.