Kataha Jime

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Kataha jime, or single wing lock, is a Judo choking technique performed from the rear with one hand around the front of the neck grabbing the collar. The other hand is placed under the arm and behind the neck.

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Move the arm that is behind uke's neck across the back of uke's neck, turning/corkscrewing the arm as if trying to cross your arms. The motion is similar to a slow punch. Do not try to force uke's neck forward with your hand or forearm.

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Key point: "Straighten out your opponent's back and put him under your control"

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