Punches – Left/Right Combination
Intro to Thai Pads: Round 1 – Basic combos 1 & 2 with a kick. Round 2 – Basic combos 3 & 4 with a kick. Round 3 – Basic combos 1-4 with a kick.
Review: Technical Stand-up
Ground – Side Position
Ground – Side Kick
Drill: Groups of 3. 1 Thai pad holder, 1 striker, 1 kick shield holder. Striker and Thai pad holder free-work basic combos 1-4 with a kick. At any time kick shield holder may whack striker’s body with kick shield to signal striker to drop into side position. Striker must get into side ground position as quickly as possible and deliver side kicks to create enough space for striker to stand back up. Once striker is up, back to Thai pads & repeat.
Defensive Front Kick (fighting & passive stance)
Inside Defense vs. Left/Right (2 defenses)
Inside Defense vs. Left/Right (1-hand)
Bearhug Behind Arms Free
Drill: Groups of 3. 1 defender, 1 striker, 1 attacker. Striker throws left/right combination at defender. Defender uses either 2 hands or 1 hand to defend. At any time attacker may bearhug striker from behind (arms free). Striker must defend, finish with combatives, then return to drilling with defender.
Spinning Outside Slap Kick
Focus Mitt Rounds: Round 1 – free work combinations. Pad holder calls “Spin!” for spinning outside slap kicks in between combos. Round 2 – All combos end with spinning outside slap kick.
Knife – Defense vs. Forward Slash
Knife – Defense vs. Left Handed Attacker (forward slash)