Drill: defender starts on his feet, punching non stop; the instructor yells “down!” and the defender sits down (safely and slowly for level 1!) and goes to Ground Position; pad holder moves around, and the defender moves properly to defend; the instructor yells “Go!” and the pad holder steps forward; the defender kicks and gets up, and continues punching. Repeat 3 or 4 times
Basic Takedown Defense
Choke Front (2 Hand)
Drill: attacker makes Choke from the Front; defender makes the defense; attacker reacts by training to grab the defender’s body; defender makes Basic Takedown Defense and continues with counterattacks
INTERMEDIATE CLASS (A3)
Focus Mitts: Right Uppercut/Left Hook – learn to burst in on uppercut
Focus Mitts: Left Uppercut/Right Cross – learn to burst in on uppercut
Defense v. Front Kick (redirect)
Defense v. Front Kick (stopping)
Drill: attacker throws straight punches, hook punches, and sometimes kick to groin; slow speed unless the group is more experienced.
ADVANCED CLASS (A3)
Warm up with Basic strikes- Stand up and from mount position
Drill: 2 rounds of 1 minute, 30 second rest between rounds.