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Choking occurs when a foreign object lodges in the throat or windpipe, blocking the flow of air. Because choking cuts off oxygen to the brain, give first aid as quickly as possible. if you need to suppress your gag reflex, try squeezing your left thumb by making a fist. By squeezing tightly, youll put pressure on a point in your palm that controls the gag reflex. The choking games instructions were once spread through word of mouth and carried out in pairs or groups, with one child squeezing air out of another but stopping just short of the danger point. A chokehold, choke, stranglehold or, in judo, shime-waza (japanese , lit. Constriction technique) is a general term for a grappling hold that critically reduces or prevents either air or blood from passing through the neck of an opponent. The restriction may be of one or both and depends on the hold used and the reaction of the victim. Place the thumb side of your fist between the persons belly button and the lowest part of his ribs. Choking is caused by a blockage in the throat, which restricts airflow. this step-by-step instructional video details how to perform cpr and how to help a child who is choking. stand or sit behind the choking child and wrap your arms around their waist. Make a fist with one hand and place it firmly on the childs stomach, thumb side in, slightly above the belly button.