Lesson Plans Tuesday, March 17, 2015
Beginner Class (A3)
Knees (emphasis on switch knee)
Drill: Introduce Thai Pads: 2 Round of 2 Minutes
- Straight punch combinations/knees
Basic Takedown defense
Drill: Thai pads; straight punch combinations/knees; at any given time the pad holder shoots in to simulate a take down; striker makes a basic takedown defense and continues with combinations
Choke from Behind
Drill: Groups of 3, 1 small pad, Non-stop strikes on pad, defend Choke from Behind
Intermediate Class (A3)
Bob and weave (Quick Review)
Build Combination: R-Uppercut, L-Hook, R-Cross, Bob and Weave, R-Cross, L-Hook, R-Cross.
Outside Defense v. Right Punch
Drill: Focus Mitts- Basic combinations; at any given time, pad holder makes a wild right punch, striker makes a defense v. Right punch and continues with working focus mitts
Bearhug from Behind Arms Free
Drill: Groups of 3, Focus Mitts; defender makes basic combination on Mitts, attacker makes an aggressive Bearhug from Behind, defender defends and continues working the mitts.
Warm up- Non stop strikes from mount position
Spinning Heel Kick (both sides)
Drill: 2 rounds of 3 minutes- Focus Mitts; basic combinations include spinning hook kick. On instructors signal “DOWN!” striker mount a pad and make non stop strikes for 2o seconds, get back up and continue to work combinations on focus mitts.
Stick – Overhead
Drill: Non-stop strikes from mount; attacker gives a verbal signal “HEY!” and makes an overhead attack; defender must get up quickly and make an aggressive defense. Reset!