Drill: Distance recognition: Pad holder holds for straight punches or Front Kick to a Vertical Target with movement in between. Pad holder can also mimic takedown, striker performs Basic Takedown Defense and throws 2 knees. Striker must assess distance and throw appropriate combative or defense.
Choke from Behind
Drill: Groups of 3. A is pad holder working drill from above. B is striker/defender. C is a roaming attacker and can attack any B with Choke from Behind. Striker defends and returns immediately to pad.
Outside Slap Kick
Basic combinations. After every combination ending in a hook, Striker throws an Outside Slap Kick to focus mitt.
Defense v. Straight Punch Low (quick review from Level 1)
Defense v. Hook (covering)
Defense v. High Round Kick (2 and 3 points)
Drill: Defender defends against Straight Punch Low, Hook, or High Round Kick.
Reverse Headlock Standing
Drill: Defender defends against Straight Punch Low, Hook, or High Round Kick. If Attacker can touch Defender’s body on Straight Punch Low, Defender must lean forward and allow Attacker to apply Reverse Headlock Standing and perform defense.
2 Front Kicks with a Switch
2 Straight Knees with a Switch
Drill: Pad holder calls any number between 2 and 10. Striker throws that many hand combatives–any combination of punches, palms, hammerfists, or elbows. On instructor’s call of “DOWN!” Striker sprawls. On instructor’s call of “UP!” Pad Holder steps in or steps back and Striker recognizes range and throws either 2 Front Kicks with a Switch or 2 Straight Knees with a Switch.
Gun from the Front, Pushing into Stomach
Gun from the Side, In Front of the Arm
Drill: A/B drill with Gun from the Front, Pushing into Stomach or Gun from the Side, In Front of the Arm