Year 1
Semester 2

Module 1–Week 4 Martial Arts

How to Turn Obstacles into Opportunities

 

How to Turn Obstacles into Opportunities 1

In order to become the best martial artist, you must face opponents who challenge you physically and mentally. Do you get upset about that? No, you embrace it! Because it’s through these challenges that you learn new techniques, improve your skills, and develop the strength to overcome even tougher opponents. So, the obstacle – your opponent – is actually the way to success.

WARMUPS

SKILLS

DRILLS

Each partner will do 3 one-minute rounds. You choose if they are consecutive (my preference) or alternating each round.

Skip-Sidekick on Shield

Jab-Skip-Sidekick on Shield

Jab-Spin Back Kick

COOL DOWN AND/OR GAME

Form a circle with students facing the center

Alternating 3 Sets of

10 Push Ups  &

10 Toe Tapper Sit Ups

5-Part Stretch

Game Jump the River

Jump the River

How to Turn Obstacles into Opportunities

How to Turn Obstacles into Opportunities 2

Our opponents challenge us physically and mentally. Do they make us angry? No, they excite us! Because it’s through these challenges that our skills as martial artists improve. In this way, the obstacle – our opponent – is actually the way to becoming better.

Option: You can run them through an Evaluation for the entire class or the second half.

Combos

Kicks.

Strikes (Knifehand, ridgehand, hammerfist, spearhand etc..)

Review and evaluate the drills completed in this module.

SELF-DEFENSE

WARMUPS

SKILLS

DRILLS

Each partner will do 3 one-minute rounds. You choose if they are consecutive (my preference) or alternating each round.

Skip-Sidekick on Shield

Jab-Skip-Sidekick on Shield

Jab-Spin Back Kick

COOL DOWN AND/OR GAME

Form a circle with students facing the center

Alternating 3 Sets of

10 Push Ups  &

10 Toe Tapper Sit Ups

5-Part Stretch

Game Jump the River

Jump the River

Empower Kickboxing™ Martial Arts Curriculum