One of the first fighters who really utilized the “mixed” aspect of MMA by combining striking/grappling into a singular attack was Frank Shamrock, a former UFC/Strikeforce champion. Shamrock is also a respected trainer and had a major role in the creation of American Kickboxing Academy.

In the following clip Shamrock offers up some expertise, teaching viewers how to properly lock up a Rear-Naked Choke…

PHOTO CREDIT – STRIKEFORCE