Lesson Plans, Wednesday, July 22, 2015

BEGINNER (C1)
W/U DRILL: Bull in Ring : Punches
Striker stands in the middle of 2-4 padholders. Padholders cue for striker to send all out strikes to their pad, turning if necessary.
Basic Takedown Defense (Changing height, moving feet)
DRILL:
Grps 2: Def, Atk. Def eyes closed. Atk cues from various distances before attempting takedown.

Knees w/ Clinch
DRILL:
Same as above, but after defending takedown, Def sends knees.

Wrist Release Defenses

FINAL DRILL:
Def neutral, eyes closed. Atk can cue with wrist grab or shoot in for takedown.

INTERMEDIATE (C1)
Basic Takedown Defense
Simple Takedown Defense
DRILL:
Def eyes closed. Atk cues from various distance. Defend if possible, or get taken down.

Bearhug Front – Arms Free (Leverage on Neck)
Ground – Guard Defense (Leverage on Neck)
*Same “hug and peel” as bearhug, peel head to ground and roll into mount.

FINAL DRILL:
Def eyes closed. Atk can cue with bearhug or cue for takedown. If taken down, defender can use Guard Defense to gain dominant position.

ADVANCED (C1)
W/U DRILL:
Striker places padholder in Muay Thai clinch and sends light/fast alternating knees. On instructor’s “HIT!” striker sends next knee full power, returns to light/fast strikes. Repeat for several rounds. End with GO! GO! GO! for all out knees.

360 Defense w/ Counter (Focus on Lower attacks)
Knife Defense v. Upward Stab
Knife Defense v. Upward Stab (Shank Defense)
*Attacker grabs shirt with opposite hand and stabs repeatedly. Defender defends stabs, performs elbow pull and moves to dead side.

FINAL DRILL:
Headgear and gloves on. Attacker attacks with shank attack. Defender can actually send counters to head before elbow grab.
NOTE1: Due to gloves, attacker will have to grab shoulder versus shirt.
NOTE2: Defender may not get as good a grip on elbow, but should still work.

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