The techniques themselves are the bread and butter of point fighting. How do you create the opportunity to use those techniques?
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Jadi Tention - Hook Round Kick Progression - Part 4
The fourth step in this progression adds a reverse punch follow up. The hook-round is used to approach the opponent, with the reverse punch aiming to score.
Sparring | Point Sparring | Point Fighting | Kicking | Punching
This drill will develop your students' ability to use a rapid-fire roundhouse kick. The "monkey" will be one partner's back hand, which the other partner will always be chasing with the roundhouse kick.
Partner Drill | Kicking | Sparring | Point Sparring | Point Fighting
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
Work on your movement and spacing with this drill that utilizes both a boxing stance and a sparring stance.
MMA | Tae Kwon Do | Sport Karate | Point Karate | Point Sparring | Partner Drill | Pad Drill | Sparring
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 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
Jadi Tention - Hook Round Kick Progression - Part 3
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
Combine a "check" or block with the spinning hook kick for a fun drill and an effective combo for use in point sparring.
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All contact sports are dependent upon limb speed. Having great limb speed will help you disguise your techniques and avoid "telegraphing".
Point Sparring | Point Fighting | Point Karate | Sport Karate | Kicking | Speed | Bag Drill | Sparring
This technique is a dynamic technique that can be used in point sparring but is also a very exciting board break for demonstration. Learn the secrets to fast and sharp jump spinning back kicks.
Sparring | Point Fighting | Point Sparring | Kicking | Bob
The final step of this progression features a full on blitz following the hook-round. This is a textbook follow up technique to ensure a score following the kicking combination.
Sparring | Point Sparring | Point Fighting | Kicking | Punching | Blitz | Spacing
Add this partner training drill to your sparring regimen to help with balance, speed, height, and targeting of your kicks. This sweep is very popular in European tournament circuits.
Sparring | Point Fighting | Point Sparring | Sweep | Partner Drill
Jadi Tention - Hook Round Kick Progression - Part 5
The fifth step of this progression incorporates an element of spacing. If the opponent retreats during the hook-round, you must add a lunging back fist to cover the distance.
Sparring | Point Sparring | Point Fighting | Kicking | Punching | Spacing
Jadi Tention - Hook Round Kick Progression - Part 2
The second step of this progression is to add the limb speed and a faster chamber to the basic hook-round technique. This upgrade makes the technique even more viable for sparring competition.
Sparring | Point Sparring | Point Fighting | Kicking | Speed