When you have multiple options available, favor techniques with a higher chance of retaining position.
For example, attempting Ezekiel chokes from mount is often an effective strategy because it is very hard for your opponent to reverse the position. Other mounted attacks, such as armbars, triangles, or even collar chokes, have a degree of risk because you may get bumped. For this reason, I like to start my mount attacks with an Ezekiel, because if it fails I haven't compromised my position and I can move on to other options.
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