Certain drills and techniques can be practiced at home to help you perfect your skill for the dojo. Take a deeper dive into these hand selected MADrills videos to see what you can practice at home during your downtime.
These warm up drills, named after animals, use your own body weight and are intended to be used after your students have already warmed up a bit. This particular drill works the shoulders and lower body, known as the "Rabbit".
There are two primary jumping techniques used in martial arts tricking. Use this drill to help your students master these jumps and become better trickers.
Sport Karate | Tricking | Jumping | Plyometrics
This drill will help you maximize height when doing tricking forms or techniques. This drill is also great to incorporate into a functional fitness routine.
Fitness | Conditioning | Tricking | Jumping | Exercise
Using whatever listening positions are most common at your school, test your students' discipline by calling out each of the poses. The drill is made a bit more difficult by having the students stand on body shields.
Discipline | Focus | Kids
Body control and focus are necessary for this drill in which students will race to see who can complete a certain number of reps jumping in various directions. Create the plus signs for this drill using escrima sticks.
Perseverance | Control | Speed | Agility | Cardio | Focus | Kids
This variation of the open triangle drill involves jumping to develop greater leg strength and agility. It is great for keeping kids focused in a class setting.
Kids | Kali | Footwork | Agility | Conditioning | Coordination
This variation of the open triangle drill uses squatting, which will help dodge swinging strikes to the upper body. It is great for kids learning basic Kali concepts.
Kids | Kali | Conditioning | Footwork | Self Defense
Keeping hands up and focus forward are key concepts for children's martial arts. Maintaining balance is critical for great martial arts technique.
Kids | Kali | Footwork | Agility | Focus | Coordination