BEGINNER CLASS (B1)
Drill: palm strike/sprint/push up drill
Choke Front (1 hand pluck)
– after teaching the basic defense, use Elbow#6 as a variation for the strike
– use Choke Front (1 hand pluck) as a defense against a shirt grab/punch; against a right handed punch, the defender should pluck with the right hand and strike with the left.
INTERMEDIATE CLASS (D1)
Basic punching and kicking to large shield
Drill: “in” and “out” on instructor command, practicing distance continuum (kicks, then punches, then elbows and knees, etc.)
Back Fall Break
Forward Roll/Back Fall Break combined
Get up from Ground (review)
Outside Stabbing Defense
Drill: attacker pushes from behind; defender makes forward roll/back fallbreak; attacker rushes forward to kick as the defender tries to get up; defender makes Outside Stabbing Defense v. the kick, and continues with counters.
ADVANCED CLASS (D1)
Focus Mitts – focus on close strikes; elbows, uppercuts, hooks, etc.
One Arm Shoulder Throw
Stick: Baseball Bat Defense
– as a variation (just for fun!) include the One Arm Shoulder Throw in the counterattacks after a baseball bat defense