Lesson Plans Thursday, March 9, 2017


Straight Punches

Ground – Back Position and Movement

Ground – Front Kick

Ground – Get Up from Ground

Drill: defender starts on his feet, punching non stop; the instructor yells “down!” and the defender sits down (safely and slowly for level 1!) and goes to Ground Position; pad holder moves around, and the defender moves properly to defend; the instructor yells “Go!” and the pad holder steps forward; the defender kicks and gets up, and continues punching. Repeat 3 or 4 times

Basic Takedown Defense

Choke Front (2 Hand)

Drill: attacker makes Choke from the Front; defender makes the defense; attacker reacts by training to grab the defender’s body; defender makes Basic Takedown Defense and continues with counterattacks


Uppercut Punch

Focus Mitts: Right Uppercut/Left Hook – learn to burst in on uppercut

Focus Mitts: Left Uppercut/Right Cross – learn to burst in on uppercut

Defense v. Front Kick (redirect)

Defense v. Front Kick (stopping)

Drill: attacker throws straight punches, hook punches, and sometimes kick to groin; slow speed unless the group is more experienced.


Warm up with Basic strikes- Stand up and from mount position

Drill: 2 rounds of 1 minute, 30 second rest between rounds.

– 30 seconds non stop strikes on pad (stand up)

– 30 seconds non stop strikes from mount position

2 Knees with a Switch

Stick – overhead swing

Knife – Downward Stab

2 Opponents with stick and knife

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