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The triangle choke as used in Judo and Brazilian Jiu-jitsu has its origins in early 20th century Judo:

この技法は大正十一年の高専柔道大会で六高柔道部生徒達によって初めて繰り出され、それ以降...

この技は岡山六高の柔道教師であった故金光弥一兵衛九段(起倒流)と同校の選手であった早川勝(後、八段)の二人によって編み出され、さらに同校の大山省三によって改良がほどこされ完成に至った。

This technique was first introduced by the students of the Rokuko Judo Club at the Kosen Judo [tournament] in 1911...

This technique was developed by two people, the late Judo teacher at Rokutaka Okayama, Yaichibei Kanemitsu 9th-dan (Kitō-ryū) and the player at the school, Masaru Hayakawa (later 8th-dan), and Oyama at the school. The improvements were made by Shozo and completed.

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However, most grappling techniques have much older origins (e.g. takedowns, joint-locks, rear naked chokes) in earlier forms of martial art, and many have developed parallelly in different arts.

Are there any records of triangle chokes being used prior to its introduction to Judo? E.g. in ko-ryu jujutsu, HEMA, etc.

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