While it may be one of the most commonly seen submissions in MMA, securing a fight-ending Rear-Naked Choke is much harder than simply getting an opponent’s back and going for his/her neck.

In this MMATraining Technique of the Day, iconic former fighter Frank Shamrock breaks down a few of the ways interested viewers can set up the Rear-Naked Choke by prompting an adversary to provide an open pathway to locking up the submission.

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