Lesson Plans Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Beginner (B1)

Hammerfist Forward

Round Kick

Elbows 4 and 5

Drill: Pad holder taps Striker with pad, holding while upright for Elbow #4, or pushing Striker slightly forward for Elbow #5. As a follow-up, Pad holder holds pad to chest for 4 forward hammerfists, or steps back and angles pad for a Round Kick followed by 4 forward hammerfists.

Headlock from Behind

Drill: A/B Drill with roaming attackers. Attackers can tap with pad for drill from earlier, or apply Headlock from Behind


Intermediate (B1)

Headbutt Forward

Headbutt Side

Headbutt Backward

Drill: Striker begins in neutral with eyes closed. Pad holder gives verbal cue at very close range from either the front, side, or behind. Striker performs appropriate headbutt, then when pad holder takes a step back, follows up with mid-range Level 1 combatives, i.e. punches/palms, or hammerfist to side followed up by punches/palms until pad holder calls “TIME!”

Drill: Same as previous drill except instead of only taking a step back after the headbutt, Pad holder can stay in the same spot. If Pad holder does not take a step back, Striker should turn and face and follow up with frame-hold or clinch knees until Pad holder calls “TIME!”

Choke Behind Against Wall                                                                £

Choke Behind with a Pull

Drill: A/B Drill: A’s line up facing wall. B’s are roaming attackers and can attack with Choke from Behind Against a Wall, Choke from Behind with a Pull, or grab a pad and verbal cue for Headbutt Backward to follow up combatives (hand strikes or knees) until B calls “TIME!”


Advanced (B1)

Jumping Spinning Back Kick

Drill: Shared Interval Round 1: Partner groups; 1 curved kick shield; 4 minute round. 15 seconds maximum effort, on instructor’s call of “SWITCH” Partner A gives pad to B and immediately begins striking with the same combative B just completed. Combatives in this order: 1) hand combatives, 2) Front Kick Groin, 3) 2 punches and a push up, 4) Jumping Spinning Back Kick.

Drill: Shared Interval Round 2: Same as above with the following order of combatives: 1) Straight Punches, 2) Jumping Spinning Back Kick, 3) Round Kick to a Sprawl (alternating kicking leg), 4) clinch knees.

Gun to the Side of the Head

Drill: Groups of 3; 1 Pad holder; 1 Attacker; 1 Striker/Defender. Pad holder holds for any two hand combatives or 1 kick (round kick, Front Kick Groin, Front Kick to a Vertical Target, Jumping Spinning Back Kick, etc.). Striker must throw the appropriate combative based on the hold. Attacker can apply Gun to the Side of the Head at any time. Striker makes defense and immediately returns to striking pad.

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