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E. Karl Koiwai M.D.


Anatomy of a Choke

By E. Karl Koiwai M.D. / October 13, 2006

This Article originally appeared on BJJ.org. The entire archive of information is now available on OntheMat.comDeaths allegedly caused by the use of “choke holds” (shime-waza)Original Editor’s Note: This article by Dr. Koiwai was circulated in several Judo publications in the 1980’s and is reprinted with permission. It has been modified from the one published in […]