BEGINNER CLASS (B2)
Basic Takedown Defense (changing height, moving feet)
Knees (regular and round)
Control Position Drill: 1 kick shield holder, 1 striker. Striker keeps kick shield holder in control position and delivers hard knees constantly. Pad holder moves in random directions (including level changes) trying to throw striker off balance.
Choke from the Front with a Push
A/B Drill: Group A attacks, group B defends. All defenders in a line, eyes shut, passive stance. Attackers either choke from the front with a push or grab a kick shield and “chest bump” defenders. Once defenders complete skills with combatives, they should reset for the next attack.
INTERMEDIATE CLASS (D2)
Defense vs. High Round Kick (reflexive)
Defense vs. High Round Kick (2 & 3 points of contact)
Defense vs. High Round Kick (covering)
Sparring Drill: 1-for-1, partners throw any combination 1-4 with a high round kick. Receiver slips, bobs, and weaves punches and uses appropriate defense for kick.
Free Sparring: 15 second rounds, 10 seconds to find a new partner. Goal is to land as many strikes in 15 seconds as possible. Safety Note: Treat this sparring like shoulder tag. The point is to land strikes not deliver power shots.
ADVANCED CLASS (D2)
2 Straight Knees with a Switch
Gun from the Side, Behind the Arm
Gun from Behind (touching)
Drill: Roaming Gunman. Groups of 2. 1 striker, 1 kick shield holder. Striker delivers combative combinations to pad including 2 straight knees with a switch. 1 set of partners are designated gunmen and randomly attack any striker with either gun technique listed above.