BEGINNER CLASS (A3)
Drill: Belt Drill
Basic Takedown Defense
Choke from Behind
Drill: as the defender makes Choke from Behind, the attacker tries to grab; the defender makes a Basic Takedown Defense, and continues with Counterattacks. Be sure this is done safely and slowly, especially at the beginning of the dill!
INTERMEDIATE CLASS (C3)
Outside Defense vs. Right Punch
Hair Grab Side, Impending Knee
Hair Grab Behind
Drill: Groups of 3. 1 striker, 1 attacker, 1 focus mitt holder. Striker and focus mitt holder free work (striker bare handed). Attacker randomly grabs striker’s hair from side or rear. Striker defends, then returns to pad work.
ADVANCED CLASS (C3)
Thai Pads from opposite stance: Round 1 – From regular stance, strikers throw any combos that require a switch kick (2K, 4K, etc.). Round 2 – Strikers throw those same combinations, but deliver a cross or uppercut instead of a kick. Round 3 – Same lead combinations, but after the switch strikers deliver combo 6 or 8 immediately from their switch stance.
Review Headlock from the Side
Headlock from the Side, Spinning Inward
Headlock from the Side, Neck Break
Drill: 1 attacker, 1 defender. Defender, eyes shut. Attacker delivers either basic headlock from the side, spinning inward, or neck break attack. Defender must recognize attack and defend appropriately.