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  LEVEL ONE | LEVEL TWO | LEVEL THREE | LEVEL FOUR | LEVEL FIVE

Average time to test out of level 2: 9 months

Stances/Movement

    • Fighting stance (sparring-style)

    Arm Strikes

    • Hook
    • Uppercut
    • Elbows: 45º, upward, downward spike

    Headbutts

    • Front
    • Side
    • Back

    Leg Strikes

    • Offensive stomp kick
    • Advancing front kick (from neutral and fighting stances)
    • Side kick: offensive and defensive
    • Back kick: offensive and defensive
    • Uppercut back kick
    • Diagonal knee
    • Inward angle knee
    • Teep

    Strike Defenses

    • Bob and weave
    • Slipping straight punches
    • Catching straight punches
    • Outside defenses with counters
    • Inside defenses with counters
    • Inside defense with wrong hand
    • Hook defenses: extended and cover
    • Uppercut defense

    Kick Defenses

    • Roundhouse defense with shin, plus counter
    • Front kick defense with shin
    • Front kick defense with foot
    • Front kick defense with weight forward: stabbing and reflexive
    • Roundhouse absorption
    • High straight kick defense
    • Middle straight kick defense

    Self Defense

    • Chokes against wall: front and back
    • Carotid choke
    • Choke pulling backwards
    • Bear hugs:
      • From front, arms trapped (from a distance and as a surprise)
      • From front, arms free, attacker’s head up
      • From front, arms free, attacker’s head down
      • From behind, arms trapped
      • From behind, arms free
      • Lifting, from front and behind

    Ground

    • Forward roll
    • Side fall
    • Side movement
    • Side kick
    • Roundhouse kick from back
    • Choke, attacker kneeling at side
    • Headlock, mounted
    • Shrimping
    • Ground combatives

    Concepts/Principles

    • Introduction to light contact
    • Understand the difference between sparring and fighting, and why we spar in self defense training
    • Understanding your reach and how to use it
    • How does contact change your reaction in defending and attacking
    • Soft techniques: stripping a caught foot

    updated 8/4/14

 

 

 
     

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Free Self Defense for Women: First Saturday of every month, 11:45 am Gahanna and Lewis Center