Hammerfist to the side
Knees (regular and round)
Drill – groups of 3 with 2 striking shields. Striker starts on one pad doing forward hammerfist combinations while other pad holder positions themselves to striker’s left or right, holding for a side hammerfist. The 2nd padholder says “go” and the striker turns, delivers a side hammerfist, and continues with forward hammerfist combos.
Choke from the side
Drill – same as above, only second pad holder can also attack with choke from the side
Ground – Fall break side
Side mount position and strikes
Ground – Side mount knee to belly (disengage)
Drill – Striker begins striking a heavy bag or working focus mitts. A partner positions a ground dummy or tombstone (indicate where the “head” is) and shouts “go.” The striker turns, runs to the pad and starts delivering strikes in side mount. On the “up” command, the striker disengages via knee to belly and resumes striking in their original position
Ground – arm lock from the side
Review inside defenses
Redirecting Defense v. High Side Kick
Defense v. Bayonet Stab (live and dead side)
Defense v. Bayonet Stab (clothesline)
Drill – Defender starts with eyes closed in neutral position. Attacker starts one large step away and attacks with either straight punch, side kick, or bayonet stab.