Antony Graf - First Step Reaction Drill
Being able to explode into and out of various positions is important for many aspects of martial arts. Use this drill to develop your students' explosiveness and reaction time.
Kids | Reaction | Speed | Footwork
Melody Shuman - Ninja Ears Drill
Your students will race to see who is the fastest to stand up and complete a technique after a command is given. This is great for building discipline and listening skills.
Kids | Focus | Beginner | Games | Discipline | Games | Warm Up | Listening
Melody Shuman - Get Up Drill
This drill will help students develop courage and confidence by pushing and grappling with their classmates to see who can get to a clean fighting stance the fastest.
Kids | Focus | Beginner | Games | Courage | Warm Up
Melody Shuman - Ladder Kick Relay
Students will race to see who can complete the ladder the fastest. Make sure your students maintain good technique as they try to kick faster and faster.
Kids | Focus | Beginner | Games | Technique | Warm Up
Melody Shuman - Kick & Sit Drill
Students will race to complete 10 front kicks first, but they must remember to sit down in a focused position after they finish kicking. This drill works great for speed and concentration.
Kids | Games | Counting | Kicking | Coordination | Preschool
Melody Shuman - Don't Knock the Pad
This speed drill challenges the students not only to kick quickly, but also push them to kick over the bag and hitting a paddle. This will work both reaction time and flexibility.
Kids | Games | Speed | Balance | Coordination | Kicking
Melody Shuman - 4 Corner Relay
Students will progress through four stations doing more stance switches and kicks at each station. The subsequent students will apply pressure on the student in front of them to go faster.
Kids | Agility | Speed | Footwork | Kicking
Melody Shuman - 1 2 3 Switch
Students will switch feet based on whatever number the instructor calls. The leading leg will throw a kick onto the paddle. The first student to kick the paddle wins.
Kids | Footwork | Speed | Agility
Melody Shuman - Side Kick Pad Tag
This friendly competition requires students to get up quickly from a laying down position and be the first to side kick a body shield and yell in a fighting stance.
Speed | Reaction Time | Kicking | Agility | Kids
Melody Shuman - Shuttle Run Relay
This drill is a classic shuttle run in which students will race against one another to build explosive speed.
Kids | Speed | Cardio
Melody Shuman - Ring Challenge
This side kick drill works speed, power, and precision. Make sure students are pulling their chambers all the way back if they have problems with hitting the hoop.
Speed | Kids | Kicking | Power | Accuracy | Precision