Lesson Plans Tuesday, December 26, 2017

BEGINNER CLASS (B3)
Palm Strikes
Hammerfist Forward
Drill: non-stop punches and hammerfists forward
360 Defenses (quick review)
Inside Defense v. Straight Punch Low
Drill: defend v. straight punch low OR any 360

INTERMEDIATE CLASS (D3)
Bearhug Behind Arms Free
Bearhug Behind (finger leverage)
Ground: Elbow Escape from Full Mount
Drill: defender punches pad; attacker makes Bearhug From Behind, Arms Free; defender makes the bearhug defenses OR the attacker says “Down!”; defender must go down and allow attacker to get full mount; defender defends and gets up, continues

ADVANCED CLASS (D3)
Thai Pads: Left/Right/step right and pivot/Right/Left Round
Thai Pads: Left Hook/Right/Left Hook/step left and pivot/Right Round
Gun – behind at a distance (live side & dead side)
Drill: Group of 3-4. 1 thai pad holder, 1 striker, 1-2 gunmen. Striker & pad holder free work both combinations from above. Gunmen verbally get striker’s attention from some reasonable distance behind. Striker performs appropriate defense, then returns immediately to pad work. Safety Note: Striker must hit barehanded in order to be able to perform defenses, encourage strikers to use palm heel strikes rather than punches on thai pads and/or encourage thai pad holders to lighten up on the amount of back pressure they give strikers.

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