Hello, I'm Ben Brown. And this is how to counter the clinch. O.k., so, today what we're looking at is defenses against the Muay Thai clinch. Now, one of the most common positions in the Muay Thai clinch is when your opponent grabs the back of your head, buries it down in their chest and starts driving knees in. That can be a difficult position. So, today I'm going to give three of my favorite defenses. And if one of these doesn't work, it's really easily transitions to the other two. So, I say we go and get started, let me show you how this goes. Super, so, our Muay Thai clinch number one, one of my favorites, one of the simplest to apply is going to be what we call the double cross face or the face check. Alright, so when your opponent ties you up. The first thing you need to remember is that your hips cannot be back. It is vital that you get your center underneath yourself. Once you've done that, you take one hand a time, cross face the other hand. And then, lock out the elbows. Once his head is back, he's lost all the leverage in his arms. And his arms are trapped because his boxing gloves are pinched between my shoulders and my neck. So once I've got this locked out, I deliver one knee to deliver. Swim in one hand at a time and then, I can start throwing my counter knees. So, our second defense to this Muay Thai clinch is, made my top three simply because it's incredibly effective and it's really, really simple. Almost anybody can get this one done. So, we'll start with this. Your opponent has gotten you locked in the clinch and his head is buried down. It makes it really difficult to make that double cross face work. So, my rule here is, if you can't go high, it's time to go low. I make sure my base is nice and wide, I want my hips underneath his hips. I'm going to reach around and grab him just above the tailbone. And I'm going to suck his hips back as I push forward with my head. And here's the final one and this one can be a lot of fun. I call this the Jolly Rogers. So, once your opponent starts to break you down, of course you start by getting your hips underneath. Once you've done that, it's easier to lift your sternum up, giving you just enough room to cross face. Once you have the cross face, the arms straighten out and that gives you plenty of leverage to lift this arm off, pass it over and then, hand it off. What happens when I do this, is that this arm is trapped, this arm is trapped. When I stretch his head out, he's entirely immobilized. We call this the Jolly Rogers because right here is the skull and here is the cross bones. Once he's immobilized, I can take my time and throw a knee.