Lesson Plans Wednesday, September 28, 2016


Knees w/o Clinch

Front Kick Vertical Target

Wrist Releases*

*Start with regular defenses, add in FKVT to assist with front/side wrist grabs


Grps 2, Attacker, Defender. Defender neutral, eyes closed. Attacker can Grab single wrist from front, side or rear. Defender should perform release with FKVT assist (will need to orient toward Attacker if attacked from the rear.)

Choke Rear


Roaming Attackers can apply Choke Rear or Wrist Grab. Attackers can also apply Choke Rear while Defender is finishing Wrist Grab defense.



Knee w/ Clinch Review

Knee Counter (similar to Hair Pull Defense, forearm block, groin strike)

Grp 2, Attacker, Defender. Attacker applies Clinch + Knees, Defender counters.

Hair Pull Defenses (Front, Side, Rear)

Grp 2, Attacker, Defender. Attacker applies Clinch + Knees or Hair Pull

Headlock Front (Guillotine)

Roaming Attackers. Attacker applies Clinch + Knees, Hair Pull, Guillotine, OR Hair Pull into Guillotine. Defend appropriately.



DRILL – Warmup: Cue & Do

Grps 2, Striker, Padholder. Padholder cues for FGK, FKVT, RHK. Striker sends appropriate kick. Perform 3, switching Striker/Padholder each round. Number of kicks per cue also increases per round, 1, 2, then 3.

Axe Kick

Sliding Defense vs. High/Medium Kicks


Grps 2. Alternating Attacker/Defender. Attacker sends High Kick for Sliding Defense. Defender then using defense to take Attacker to the ground. Defender applies any Ground attack (mount, guard, side). Partner should use as review/experiment to figure out appropriate defense.


Grps 2. Determine A, B. Free sparring until instructor cues A or B. The letter called sends a High Kick for Sliding Defense/Takedown then Ground sparring begins until dominant position is gained. Reset. Repeat for multiple rounds.

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