Lesson Plans Thursday, March 13, 2014

Beginner (A3) 
Movement- Shadow Boxing w/o Punches or Kicks
Punches- Left/Right combination
Combination- Left/Right/Right Elbow Strike
Drill: Light striking on the pad with straight punches; on the pad holder’s command (“Go”) burst in with Left/Righ/Right Elbow 3x aggressively, then move back out and continue with light strikes.
360 Defense
Choke from the Front (2-handed)
Drill: Start with packages in hand and eyes closed, attacker either makes a choke from front or gives a verbal signal and makes 360.
Intermediate (A3)
Focus Mitts- Hook Punch
Combination- Cross/Hook/Cross
Focus Mitts with Disturbing- Pad holder strikes partner continuously while partner covers and absorbs; when pad holder slaps mitts together, the partner makes Cross/Hook/Cross Combination, then the pad holder goes back to striking.  This drill should be very fast and aggressive.
Defense v. Low Round Kick (Absorb & Shin block)
Defense v. Front Kick (redirect & stopping)
Drill: defender eyes closed, vision drill, recognize Low Round kick or Front Kick
Hair Grab from the Front
Hair Grab from the Side, impending knee
Advanced (A3) 
Thai pad Drill:
Groups of 3, two with thai pads; striker must make combinations while moving to keep second pad holder “lined up” so the striker deals with one threat at a time; now and then, the second pad holder jumps in and becomes the first pad holder; Black Belts do this from an opposite stance.
Stick- Over head Stab
2 Opponents- Knife and Stick
Drill: groups of 3; defender eyes closed, Stick- overhead defense or 2 opponents- knife and stick

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