Herb Perez

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  • Herb Perez - Progression Drills - Stepping

    A step is any motion made moving forward, regardless of the speed or distance. Use stepping patterns to progress to kicking combinations.
    Olympic TKD | TKD | Tae Kwon Do | Sparring

  • Herb Perez - Progression Drills - Part 1

    A progression is any series of techniques that builds on the motion learned before it. This drill combines the round kick and the back kick, then expands to several more advanced variations.
    Olympic TKD | TKD | Tae Kwon Do | Sparring

  • Herb Perez - Punching to Create Distance

    We don't often think of punching in Tae Kwon Do sparring. However, punching can be an effective way to create distance to score with kicking.
    Olympic TKD | TKD | Tae Kwon Do | Sparring | Punching

  • Herb Perez - Rear Leg Distance Drills

    These distance drills focus on only the rear leg for both offense and defense. You can use one paddle for speed and two paddles for power.
    Olympic TKD | TKD | Tae Kwon Do | Sparring | Paddle Drill

  • Herb Perez - Progression Drills - Part 2

    Changing the height, direction, and speed of your kicks will keep your opponents guessing and give you the upper hand. Make your students better Tae Kwon Do fighters with this drill.
    Olympic TKD | TKD | Tae Kwon Do | Sparring | Paddle Drill

  • Herb Perez - Distance Drills - Air Drills

    Air drills have different benefits than kicking pads and shields all the time. This allows your students to practice distance and control.
    Olympic TKD | TKD | Tae Kwon Do | Sparring | Control

  • Herb Perez - Combining Front & Rear Leg Distance Drills

    This drill works offense and defense by combining front and rear leg distance drills. Use a two-kick combo in a variety of ways to take your sparring skills to the next level.
    Olympic TKD | TKD | Tae Kwon Do | Sparring | Paddle Drill

  • Herb Perez - Setting up the Back Hook Kick

    Use your knowledge of back kick to understand spacing for the back hook kick. Use a Kiyah to cue the students when to kick and develop proper timing.
    Olympic TKD | TKD | Tae Kwon Do | Sparring | Kicking

  • Herb Perez - Distance Drills - Back Kick

    This drill will help your students use the back kick for offense and defense, instead of just one or the other. Remind your students the importance of distance and spacing.
    Olympic TKD | TKD | Tae Kwon Do | Sparring | Kicking

  • Herb Perez - Front Leg - Back Leg Round Kick Drill

    This difficult round kick drill is great for cardio and agility training. Be sure to train in time increments to make the drill easier for your students, with clear goal-setting.
    Olympic TKD | TKD | Tae Kwon Do | Sparring | Kicking | Speed | Agility | Endurance | Cardio | Paddle Drill

  • Herb Perez - Multi-Directional Distance Attacking Drill

    Work on your round kicks with this drill that incorporates the lead leg, rear leg, and a defensive round kick. This is a very practical drill for Tae Kwon Do sparring.
    Olympic TKD | TKD | Tae Kwon Do | Sparring | Kicking | Round Kick | Paddle Drill

  • Herb Perez - Method to your Madness

    This teaching/training tip is very helpful in reminding us to always keep our goals in mind when training or teaching a class. This can be done in four simple steps: introduce, demonstrate, explain, and apply, or IDEA for short.
    Olympic TKD | TKD | Tae Kwon Do | Sparring | Teaching

  • Herb Perez - Front Leg Distance Drills

    These distance drills are very effective for controlling the spacing between you and your opponent through the lens of both offense and defense.
    Olympic TKD | TKD | Tae Kwon Do | Sparring | Paddle Drill

  • Herb Perez - Progression Drills - Single Position

    Progression drills can develop both offensive and defensive strategies and skills. The flow from one technique right into the next makes this teaching format easy to follow and learn from.
    Olympic TKD | TKD | Tae Kwon Do | Sparring | Teaching

  • Herb Perez - Distance Drills - Direction

    This drill combines the concepts of distance and direction, which you can learn about from other MADrills with Master Perez. Ultimately, your students will execute a front leg round kick followed by a back kick.
    Olympic TKD | TKD | Tae Kwon Do | Sparring