"Brabo" Choke with Gi from Top Half Guard

You can attack with this version of the Brabo Choke anytime your opponent is using his half guard from the bottom and is wearing a gi…

Marcio (dark gi) is caught in Marco’s (white gi) half guard. Marco is on his side with his left arm under Marcio’s armpit. Brabo Choke with Gi from Top Half Guard
Marcio free’s Marco’s left lapel, stretching it behind his body… Brabo Choke with Gi from Top Half Guard 2
and passes it to his right hand, under Marco’s neck. Brabo Choke with Gi from Top Half Guard 3
Marcio now brings his right arm around Marco’s left arm and between their bodies… Brabo Choke with Gi from Top Half Guard 4
… and grips the lapel that was stretched out earlier. Brabo Choke with Gi from Top Half Guard 5
He grips the same lapel with his other hand and applies a nutcracker motion to the neck. Brabo Choke with Gi from Top Half Guard 6
Marcio finalizes the choke by bringing his arms together and rocking his weight forward. Brabo Choke with Gi from Top Half Guard 7
If Marco counters the choke by placing his hand on his own ear… Brabo Choke with Gi from Top Half Guard 8
…then Marcio will pin that arm to the floor… Brabo Choke with Gi from Top Half Guard 9
…and apply the choke using only one hand by driving his weight forward and down onto his opponent’s arm and shoulder. Brabo Choke with Gi from Top Half Guard 10

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