This backfist drill will help your students build speed by trying to touch their partner's shoulder as quickly as possible. The partner can try to dodge as well.
Speed | Sparring | Point Sparring | Point Fighting
The third step in this progression focuses on using power to break the guard of your opponent. The hook kick will be moving the hands out of the way, enabling the round kick to be a scoring technique.
Sparring | Point Sparring | Point Fighting | Kicking | Power
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