As instructors we don't just want to focus on physical skills, but we also need to teach our students the mental game. Mental defensive strategies are very important for sparring.
Retention Based Sparring | Sparring | Point Sparring | Point Fighting
This warm up is perfect for the beginning of sparring class. This is very much like shadow boxing, warming up the whole body and all of their techniques.
Sparring | Point Sparring | Point Fighting | Warm Up | Partner Drill | Blocking | Kicking
This footwork drill is key for helping your students develop their reaction time. This will help them evade their opponents and create space while sparring.
Sparring | Point Sparring | Point Fighting | Reaction Time | Speed | Defense
The goal is to read the opponent's kick and step in first so that the opponent has no space to kick. This is why it is so important to never telegraph your kicks.
Sparring | Point Sparring | Point Fighting | Defense