Lesson Plans Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Beginner (A2)
Straight Punch Low
Inside Defense v. Straight Punch Low
Choke from the Front (1-handed pluck)
Drill: 3 people. 1 kickshield holder, 1 striker, 1 attacker. Striker throws broken straight punch flurries at kick mixing in low straight punches. Attacker verbalizes “Choke!” pushing pad holder off to the side. Defender immediately assumes passive stance, lets choke come on, then defends with 1-hand pluck technique.

Intermediate (A2)
Focus mitt combinations (3×1.5 min rounds), 30 second “rest” between rounds AMRAP burpees
Inside Slap Kick
Outside Slap Kick
Defense v. Standing Reverse headlock
Drill: 3 people. 1 focus mitt holder, 1 striker, 1 attacker. Striker throws combinations at focus mitts (called by focus mitt holder), mixing in inside/outside slap kicks. Attacker verbalizes “Threat!” placing a hand on the striker’s shoulder and signaling them to bend forward at the waist to allow the attack to come on. Defender immediately performs defense technique and then continues with focus mitt combinations.

Advanced (A2)
Chops (inside & outside)
Spinning Outside Slap Kick
Ground – Defense v. Full mount (hands pinned & wrists together variations)
Drill: 3 people. 1 focus mitt holder, 1 striker, 1 attacker. Striker throws broken flurries of inside & outside chops at focus mitts. Mitt holder calls, “Kick!” and steps back allowing striker to perform spinning outside slap kick. Attacker verbalizes “Down!” and striker immediately does a fall break to attacker can get into full mount. Attacker pins the defender’s wrists (apart or together). Defender performs appropriate skill, then gets back up and continues striking focus mitts.

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