Groups of 3: Monkey in the middle, (approximately 1 minute unless students not getting fatigued), non-stop palm strikes on padholder #1, building up to Padholder #2 can verbal cue from behind at any time for Elbow 3. Striker makes elbow followed by 2 palm strikes and a Front Kick Groin, then returns to palm strikes on padholder #1.
360 defense v. Haymaker
Drill: A/B Non-compliant attacker. Attacker makes wrist grab. Defender makes wrist release. Attacker can disengage or follow up attack with Haymaker. Defender makes 360 with follow-up combatives. Emphasize wrist releases looking non-aggressive, but shifting gears as soon as haymaker in motion.
Round 1: Free work; 1K-10K
Round 2: In between calling combinations, Pad holder can make a hook with the striking surface of the thai pad. Striker covers against the hook on their rear side and counters with a lead hook/cross/lead round kick. Striker covers against the hook on their lead side and counters with a cross/lead hook/rear round kick.
Round 3: Striker covers against hook to the body on their rear side and counters with a rear uppercut/lead hook/rear kick. Striker covers against hook to the body on their lead side and counters with a lead uppercut/cross/lead kick.
Advanced Preview–Gun from the Front
Jumping Front Kick
Jumping Round Kick
Partner groups; 1 curved kick shield
Round 1: Basic target recognition; 2 hand combatives, Front kick groin, Knee, or Round Kick on either side.
Round 2: Basic target recognition but replace knee with Jumping Front Kick