Drill: 3 round drill. 1 kick shield holder, 1 striker. 3, 2-minute rounds with 30 seconds rest in between. Round 1: Pad holder either calls for “Punches!” Striker delivers combo 2. Pad holder calls “Sprawl!” striker sprawls and then throws a knee strike upon standing. Round 2, everything doubles. 4 palm heel strikes, 2 sprawls with knees in between. Round 3, everything triples. 6 punches, 3 sprawls with knees in between.
Choke from the front (2-hand pluck)
Drill: A/B drill. Half the class is “A” other half is “B”. One group stands on the mat, eyes closed. Other group randomly attacks with either 360 attack or choke from front. Safety note: Attackers should verbally get defenders attention BEFORE winding up for their a 360 attack. Defenders should open their eyes before defending to recognize the attacks.
Drill: 1 striker, 1 defender. Striker throws jab/cross/front hook/rear hook. Defender slips for the straight punches and bobs & weaves under hook punches. Move in between combinations.
360 with counter attack
Drill: Defender starts with eyes closed, attacker verbally gets defender’s attention BEFORE winding up for the attack. Defender does 360 with counter, then attacker follows up with same combination as previous drill to make defender slip, bob, & weave appropriately.
Reverse headlock standing
Gun-2 handed cupping
Drill: A/B drill. Half the class is “A” other half is “B”. One group stands on the mat, eyes closed. Other group randomly attacks with either standing reverse headlock or gun from the front.
Spinning heel kick
Focus mitt combos: Free work focus mitts, mixing in spinning heel kicks. Safety note: Pad holder must be careful not to hit back too hard on spinning heel kick or kicker’s knee will hyper extend.
Gun- Front, pushing into stomach
Gun- Side, in front of the arm
Drill: Circle-of-death. 1 defender, rest of class are attackers. Attackers may do gun from the front-pushing into stomach, or gun from side in front of the arm as well as any Level 1 chokes. New attacks should come by the time defender reaches disarm or control position.