Danny Etkin - Nunchaku Looping Figure 8 Drill
This nunchaku spin is one of the most frequently used techniques in competition. Walk through the basics of the spin with one hand, add the loop technique, and finally progress to both hands.
Nunchakus | Chux | Spin | Tricks | Creative | Extreme | Weapons
Danny Etkin - Pop 360 Technique
Great for forms, tricking combos, or demonstrations, the pop 360 gives your performance a nice touch of flare.
Tricking | Kicking | Creative | Extreme | Sport Karate | Forms
Danny Etkin - Nunchaku Basic Toss
This basic toss is the first step in adding exciting releases to your students' performances. These tips will help you land it every time.
Nunchakus | Chux | Release | Tricks | Extreme | Creative | Weapons
Danny Etkin - 4 Basic Nunchaku Strikes
These four nunchaku strikes will set your students up to master creative weapons skills. These techniques are rooted in traditional martial arts but are extremely common in competition as well.
Nunchakus | Chux | Weapons | Extreme | Creative | Striking
Danny Etkin - Secrets to Clean Strong Hands
Learn some key tips for teaching creative forms hand combinations from one of the top-ranked forms competitors in the world. These combinations are rooted in chops and punches.
Sport Karate | Forms | Hand Combos | Technique | Chop | Punch | Extreme | Creative
Danny Etkin - Cheat 720
The cheat 720 is a staple technique in extreme forms and weapons competition. Start with a tornado kick base and add a few modifications to create the hook-kicking cheat 720.
Kicking | Tricking | Extreme
Danny Etkin - Explosive Jumping Drill
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
Danny Etkin - Competition Drill Sequences
This partner drill is a great high-energy competition for your students. Focus on clean technique and see who the fastest student in the class is!
Sport Karate | Partner Drill | Speed | Hand Combo | Weapons
Danny Etkin - Nunchaku Strikes
Your students will want to start twirling and throwing their chux as soon as they get them. It is important that they learn these basic strikes first to create a solid foundation.
Nunchaku | Chux | Sport Karate | Weapons | Striking
Danny Etkin - Spin Chop Punch Drill
The spin combined with a chop punch is a very common move in sport karate. Your students can use it to train speed and create more movement in their forms.
Sport Karate | Punching | Hand Combo | Footwork | Forms
Danny Etkin - Nunchaku Spin Sequences
This drill is great to start of class and help your students control their spins. Be sure the spins follow nice, straight lines.
Nunchaku | Chux | Weapons | Spins | Control | Sport Karate
Danny Etkin - Jumping Drill
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