Abid Benwali & Eric Santamaria - Point Fighting Distance
Spacing is essential to point fighting. Help your students get into that sweet spot where they can attack the opponent, but their opponent can't quite get them.
Distance | Point Fighting | Sparring | Spacing | Defense
Abid Benwali & Eric Santamaria - Hesitation Timing Drill
Using a hesitation is an excellent way to throw your opponent off of your timing. Use this drill to help your students switch up the timing and make good decisions to help them win matches.
Sparring | Point Fighting | Timing | Strategy
Develop reaction time and work on a wide variety of techniques will this drill that uses a kicking shield. Your students will need to think fast to determine the proper spacing and technique.
Pad Drill | Sparring | Point Fighting | Footwork | Partner Drill
Similar to kicking through a hula hoop, this drill helps students focus on balance and targeting while training their side kicks. If their foot keeps hitting the rails, they are likely not re-chambering enough.
Kicking | Games | Coordination | Balance | Targeting
Do you need a way to spice up your sparring class but maintain high safety standards? This drill helps students block aggressively and counter quickly.
Sparring | Defense | Blocking | Striking | Offense
Use knees and elbows instead of extended strikes for greater control and safety. Spinning around before executing techniques on the body shields imitates the confusion associated with a real fight.
Stamina | Sparring | Self Defense | Control
This drill will help your students develop better chambers, balance, and overall kicking technique while striking at three different levels.
Balance | Kicking | Partner Drill | Paddle Drill | Flexibility
This series of falls is done from a standing position to create greater impact upon landing. It is important to understand how to fall from a standing position both for self defense and regular martial arts training.
Falls | Self Defense | Safety | Intermediate
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 - 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