Drill: Striker stands in neutral stance with eyes closed. Partner can give a shove or verbal cue to the side or behind. Striker makes either hammerfist to the side or Elbow #4 depending on target and follows up with 4 straight punches.
Drill: Same as previous drill, but now Striker follows up with 4 straight punches and 2 round kicks
Cash out: 45 seconds each: horseshoe drill
Choke from the Side
Drill – Groups of 3: 1 pad holder moves around and holds for punches or round kicks, 2nd attacker can Choke from the Side or give a shove from the side or behind with tombstone pad for either Hammerfist to the Side or Elbow #4 followed up by 4 straight punches and a round kick.
Round 1: Basic combinations with kicks
Round 2: Add Basic Takedown Defense/Spinning on centerline followed up by 2 knees
Round 3: On every combination ending with a hook (3, 7, 9) Striker steps across centerline as if they overcommitted to hook or faked the hook to distract from foot movement and throws a lead leg side kick
Hair Grab from the Side, Impending Knee
Hair Grab from Behind
Drill: Groups of 3: 1 person holding thai pads; 1 defender; 1 attacker. Free work on the thai pads. Attacker can apply Hair Grab from the Side, Impending Knee or Hair Grab from Behind at any time. Defender makes defense and returns back to pad. Have Defender wear gloves to mimic loss of fine motor skill under stress.
Round 1: Combinations 1-10
Round 2: Double the kick and add sprawls
Face to Face Throw
Drill: (Ground)Fight Gone Bad. 1 minute per station. 2 students per station to allow for partner work. Students immediately move to their next station with no break, but after they have completed an entire round, they get 1 minute rest. Three rounds of the following
Ground and Pound on dummy or curved kick shield
Hip Throw; 1 for 1 with partner (can just take this to the lift without bringing partner to the ground if only one crash pad)
(On pad) 4 punches to a sprawl, back and forth
Face to Face Throw
(On pad) 2 punches, basic takedown defense, 4 knees, back and forth