Lesson Plans Tuesday, July 2, 2019
BEGINNER CLASS (A1)
Movement – Fighting Stance (forward, backward, left, right)
Basic takedown defense (changing height, moving feet)
Drill: 1 partner attacks, the other defends. Defender stands in passive stance, eyes shut. Attacker gives verbal cue and attacks after defender opens their eyes.
Advanced Drill: have an advanced student or instructor roam around training area with a training knife and step in randomly as an attacker for the drill above.
INTERMEDIATE CLASS (C1)
Focus Mitt Drill: Round 1 – Combo 1: Jab/Slip/Lead Uppercut. Round 2 – Combo 2: Jab/Cross/Slip/Rear Uppercut. Round 3 – Free work Combos 1 & 2.
Defense vs. Low Round Kick (adsorbing)
Review: Defense vs. Low Round Kick (shin block)
Focus Mitt Drill: Same as above, but now striker adds round kicks at the end of the combinations for pad holder to block or adsorb.
Sparring Drill: 1-for-1 Standard Kickboxing combinations 1 or 2. Round kicks should be mixed into combinations. Start at 50% speed, 1% power. Once students are comfortable, free work sparring.
ADVANCED CLASS (C1)
Thai Pads – 3 rounds of 2 minutes, 30 seconds rest
Slash variation – like general defense
Using common objects as shields
Drill: recognize attack, decide whether or not you have time to access common objects, defend