BEGINNER CLASS (B1)
Palm Heel Strikes
Drill: Palm Heel Strikes, do a jump tuck (knees to chest) on instructors signal, then back to Palm Heel Strikes, give an increasing number of jumps up to 5.
Choke from the Side
Advance- Downward Stab
Drill: Groups of 3; non-stop strikes on the pad, defend Choke from the Side OR Downward Stab.
INTERMEDIATE CLASS (D1)
Thai Pads- 3 rounds of 3 minutes; Include kicks and Elbow, Sprint one lap around the mat on instructors signal, then back to combinations
Reflexive Defense vs. Front Kick
Choke from Front Against wall
Drill: Dim the lights, blast the music (if possible, the goal is to make the environment appear very chaotic), defender; starts close to the wall, Eyes closed, Choke against the wall OR reflexive defense vs. groin kick.
ADVANCED CLASS (D1)
Thai Pads 2 Rounds, 90 seconds – Opposite Stance; sprawl jump knee tuck on instructors signal, then back to working the pad
Ground – Guillotine
Ground – Defense vs. Guillotine
Advanced Gun – from kneeling position
Drill: A/B drill. Group A attacks, Group B defends. Defenders start in kneeling position, eyes closed. Attackers approach and either apply a guillotine choke or present a gun to the defender’s head. Groups switch roles after several repetitions.