Drill: Distance Continuum: Pad holder begins at long range for Front Kick to a Vertical Target, then steps in for Front Kick Groin, a small step for Palm Heel Strike, and then finally into close range for Elbow 1.
Drill: Distance Continuum 2: After moving from long range into close range, pad holder will move back out again; Elbow 1 to Palm Heel Strike to Front Kick Groin to Front Kick to a Vertical Target.
Choke from the Front (2-handed)
Choke from the Front with a Push
Drill: A/B Drill: A’s are roaming attackers and can make Choke from the Front or Choke from the Front with a Push. Defenders must threat discriminate and respond accordingly.
Defense v. Straight Punch Low (quick review from Level 1)
Inside Defense with Counter v. Left Punch
Inside Defense with Counter v. Right Punch (1 counter)
Reverse Headlock Standing
Drill: A can attack B with a straight left punch, a straight right punch, or a straight punch to the body. If A manages to touch B’s stomach with the Straight Punch Low, B leans forward and A applies Reverse Headlock Standing. B makes defense and partners immediately return to drill.
Thai Pads; 3 x 3 minute rounds
Round 1: Free work
Round 2: 2 kicks for every combo with a kick
Round 3: Add sprawls
Knife–Kick from Distance
Knife–Defense v. Downward Stab
Drill: A/B Drill: B’s are standing with eyes closed. A’s can make verbal cue at a distance for Knife–Kick from Distance or begin (safely) making contact with training knife for Downward Stab.