Lesson 14: Rear Attack Defenses

Lead Instructor:  Eve Torres Gracie
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A surprise attack from behind is one of the most challenging attacks to overcome. In this lesson, we teach you how to escape when someone attempts to choke you or bear hug you from behind. You’ll also learn a powerful bonus technique from a special guest instructor!

Lesson Specs

Lesson Goals

  1. Understand the Course Topic
  2. Refine your ability to execute the techniques presented in the Course
  3. Become familiar with the drills that can be used to develop your skills
  4. Achieve significant proficiency in the material


  1. Watch the lesson.
  2. Take notes on essential details.
  3. Bookmark key points in the videos for future reference.
  4. Ask questions in the Forum if you need help.
  5. Review the lesson multiple times to build confidence.

Lesson Slices

  1. Rapid Review
  2. Rear Choke Defense
  3. Rear Bear Hug Defense
  4. Rear Naked Choke
  5. Reflex Development Drill
  6. Mindset Minute

Lead Instructor

Eve Torres Gracie

Women Empowered Chief Instructor

Eve Torres Gracie is the head instructor of the Women Empowered self-defense program at Gracie University Headquarters. Many know her from her successful career in WWE where she was 3-time champion and performed weekly on Raw and SmackDown. After transitioning into film and television, Eve worked on some amazing projects, including Skiptrace with Jackie Chan, and CW’s Supergirl. Realizing that her truest passion is sharing jiu-jitsu, she committed herself fully to refining and developing the Women Empowered program. Through her efforts, the program is now empowering women all over the world. When Eve isn't teaching or training, she is spending fun time with her husband Rener, her sons Raeven & Renson, and her Australian Sheppard, Tioki.


Other Lessons in This Course

There are no additional lessons available for this course.