Lesson Plans Thursday, July 26, 2018

BEGINNER CLASS (A1)

Stance and Movement

Left/Right Combination

Drill: striker makes Left/Right Combination; after the combination, the pad holder “punches” the pad forward to try to touch the striker; striker must move out of range after each combination

Discussing covering/”shelling”

Drill: Left/Right combination; after the combination, the pad holder “punches” the pad forward to touch the defender; defender covers up to defend.

Elbow #1

Drill: as above, but cover covering, the defender makes Elbow #1 (assign right elbow for a while, then left elbow)

360 Defense

Drill: groups of 3; repeat the drill above, but have a second attacker wait on either side. Sometimes this attacker will step in and make 360 attack

 

INTERMEDIATE CLASS (C1)

Hook Punch (short lesson, just enough to make sure everyone is punching safely)

Focus Mitts: combinations 1-4

Defense v. Low Kick (shin block)

Drill: pad holder moves around and calls out combinations 1-4; sometimes, pad holder makes low round kick and striker must defend

Headlock from the Side

Drill: as above, but a third person attacks the striker with Headlock from the Side at any time.

 

ADVANCED CLASS (C1)

Focus Mitts: Combinations 6 & 7

Knife – Downward Stab; teach the whole technique, but emphasize disengaging if you cannot control the knife

Knife – Upward Stab; teach the whole technique, but emphasize disengaging if you cannot control the knife

Drill: either attack; if you cannot control the knife, disengage and run/create distance

 

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