BEGINNER CLASS (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.
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 CLASS (A3) Focus Mitts- Hook Punch
Focus Mitts with Disturbing- Pad holder stikes 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 CLASS (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- Overhead Defense
2 Opponents- Knife and Stick
Drill: groups of 3; defender eyes closed, Stick- overhead defense or 2 opponents- knife and stick