Year 1
Semester 3

Module-4 Week-3

Adult Self-Defense

Run the self-defense classes without the typical warm-ups. If you have time at the end of class, fill that with calisthenics. 

Life Skill: First Aid

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Skills to Teach/Review

Passive stance

1-2-3-4 Punches

1-2-3-4-5 Elbows


Catch block

C and V Strike

Wrist Escape

Knife Defense 

Gun for Self-Defense Demo

Flash Bang: Wrong Guy

Elbow Strike-Important Detail

Action vs Reaction Demo You can have the students do this by pairing off. The bad guy uses his fingers like a gun. The thumb is the trigger. Student 1 points index finger gun to the head. Student 2 disarms just like it was a real gun. This is a fun and effective way to illustrate Action vs Reaction.
Empower Kickboxing™ Martial Arts Curriculum