Drill: using Inside Defense, defend 4 palm strikes, then shell up against further palm strikes and move away.
Knees — use both Framing Position and Muay Thai Clinch (plum)
Drill: using Inside Defense, defend 4 palm strikes, ten shell up against further palm strikes, close distance for control and give knees
Headlock from Behind
Drill: in groups of three; do the drill as above, but at any time the third person can attack the PUNCHER with Headlock From Behind
INTERMEDIATE CLASS (A2)
Focus Mitts: 2 rounds of 2 minutes
Inside Defenses with Counter Attacks (v. left, v. right with 2 counters, v. right with 1 counter)
Back Fall Break
Ground – Side Control
Ground – Hip Escape from Side Control (either pull guard or kick away)
Drill: attacker makes Left or Right Punch, defender practices defenses and counters; at any time, attacker can say “Down!”; defender makes Fall Break; attacker jumps into Side Control; defender does Hip Escape, kicks off, and gets back up.
ADVANCED CLASS (A2)
Sparring Drills: Partner A makes low round kick (left or right), defender checks and makes two counters; switch after 2 minutes
Sparring Drill: Partner A makes any punch (left or right), defender blocks and makes two counters; switch after 2 minutes