Fight Smart in Close-Quarters Combat Using Wing Chun Techniques

Save this PDF as:
 WORD  PNG  TXT  JPG

Size: px
Start display at page:

Download "Fight Smart in Close-Quarters Combat Using Wing Chun Techniques"

Transcription

1 Fight Smart in Close-Quarters Combat Using Wing Chun Techniques By Lucy Haro Photos by Rick Hustead In the martial arts, one school of thought holds that you should change your game to match your opponent s. Example: If you re a stand-up fighter and you re facing a grappler, you should immediately switch into grappling mode. Problem is, that requires you to train to such an extent that each subset of your skills is superior to the skills of a person who focuses on only that range of combat. Your grappling must be better than a grappler s, your kicking must be better than a kicker s and your punching must be better than a puncher s. It s a tough task, to be sure. Another school of thought holds that you should never fight force with the same kind of force. In other words, don t try to beat your opponent at what he does best. Instead, use a set of concepts and techniques that will enable you to nullify his attacks and nail him when he s not expecting it. The best set of concepts I ve found is called the science of wing chun, as taught by Black Belt Hall of Fame member William Cheung. It offers a strategic approach to combat that s guaranteed to help any standup fighter prevail on the street. Before beginning, a few words about wing chun are in order. Supposedly developed by a woman named Yim Wing Chun, the system is based on scientific principles that allow the practitioner to achieve peak performance in any combat situation, even against a larger opponent. It does so by teaching you how to fight smarter, not harder. The key to achieving that goal lies in the following five principles. Maintain a Balanced Stance When you re in a balanced wing chun stance, your opponent won t be able to read your intentions because you re not telegraphing the way you ll fight. He can t discern your commitment to any move or to any direction. The stance requires a weight distribution at all times. That enables you to move either foot in any direction at any time. Having maximum mobility, at a moment s notice, is essential for dealing with armed or multiple attackers. Being balanced also conserves energy, which allows you to channel it to other uses while under attack. Once your opponent moves, wing chun teaches that you should immediately shift into a side neutral stance based on the side of your body he attacks. If he comes from your right, you deal with him by using your right arm and right foot, and vice versa. Your stance is now similar to that of a boxer, except that you re oriented at a 45-degree angle so you re less open to his blows.

2 William Cheung (left) faces his opponent, Eric Oram, in a side neutral stance (1). Oram throws a left jab toward Cheung s right side, causing Cheung to counter with a right palm strike (2). The opponent then tries a roundhouse punch, which Cheung counters with a finger-thrust block (3). He tries to force his roundhouse punch but Cheung moves with the arm and maintains control of the elbow (4). The wing chun master then hits him with an elbow strike (5) before taking him down with a leg sweep (6-7). He finishes with a series of punches to the head (8).

3 Attack Your Opponent s Balance In any kind of fighting, balance is everything. Strive to maintain yours while attacking your opponent s. Often, that entails getting him to lean too far into his technique, overcommit to his movement or overextend his body. Without proper balance, he won t be able to move, block or strike effectively. In general, grapplers employ a strategy that involves an overzealous commitment to a move. They ll lean, lunge or throw themselves forward in an effort to take you to the ground, which is their preferred environment. At that point, they ll attempt to mount you and punch, or they ll choke you unconscious. That s all well and good as long as you don t take advantage of their momentary lack of balance. In wing chun, you control your opponent s balance and then deflect his force primarily by controlling his elbow. As Cheung likes to say, if you control his elbow, you can control his balance. The opponent (left) closes the distance and grabs William Cheung s right arm (1-2). Cheung interrupts his balance with a palm-strike push aimed at the man s elbow (3).

4 He then pulls the trapped limc down to effect a standing armbar (4). Cheung pushes the opponent to the floor (5) and neutralizes him with punches (6). Control Your Opponent s Elbow Always watch your adversary s lead elbow. Why the elbow? Because whenever a person s arm moves to strike you, so does his elbow. The elbow, however, moves a shorter distance at a slower speed, which means it s easier for you to track and react to. Of course, you could watch his fist, but it moves very quickly, and it could wind up in your face before you figure out where it s going. The elbow, being farther away than the fist, is easier to follow and easier to read. Examples: During the execution of a straight punch, the elbow moves two and a half times more slowly than the fist. When doing a round punch, the elbow moves almost four times more slowly. Distance translates into time. The longer you can follow the path of his strike by detecting it sooner the more time you have to let your reflexes work for you. To expand the usefulness of this principle, remember that the knee is to the leg as the elbow is to the arm. When you re facing a grappler, watch his knees for a sign that he s about to execute a takedown. If you re facing a kicker, his knee will clue you in as to how he ll kick. In close-quarters combat, once you re aware of which arm the enemy will use to attack, you must take control of his lead elbow. The best way to do that is to use one of your hands to palm-strike the elbow and perhaps pull the arm to disrupt his balance. Simultaneously punch him in the face or body with the other hand. That s one of the core concepts of wing chun: Always strive to block and strike at the same time. When you attack and defend simultaneously, you shift the pressure off yourself and onto your opponent. Rather than continuing his attempts to harm you, he must now defend himself or suffer the consequences. The best part is, he ll be pretty much trapped because you ll be in control of his elbow and you ll be throwing a series of blows at the same time. The last thing on his mind will be shooting in on you or grabbing you. Hundreds of years ago, Chinese martial artists figured out how to control an opponent s balance. The key was sensing his energy. Using contact reflexes, they could predict what the other person was about to do with the rest of his body. It was so successful that it s still a part of the Chinese martial arts. By using touch instead of sight, you can cut your reaction time from 0.2 seconds to 0.05 seconds. Once you ve sensed his movement through contact, your eyes will be free to tackle other missions, such as making your strikes more accurate and monitoring your adversary s free hand and his legs. The traditional training method known as chi sao is wing chun s preferred method for honing this skill. Because it helps you develop the required touch sensitivity and reflexes, it allows you to read what your opponent is doing and react to his movement more quickly than if you used your eyes only. In chi sao drills, you and your partner stand with your hands touching to facilitate the detection of movement. You then have him run through various attacks to develop your ability to feel and predict. When you re done, reverse roles. In wing chun, your goal is to remain standing, but no one s perfect. If you fall, be prepared to back off until you can scramble to your feet. Again, chi sao can help by enabling you to control your opponent s elbow and then change the angle of leverage long enough to escape.] Fight on the Blind Side Once you control his lead elbow, step to his blind side to the outside of his lead arm and counterattack from there. Being in that position is advantageous because it permits you to keep the maximum distance between his rear arm and your body, which means you ll need to deal with only one arm at a time. Again, distance equals time. If you achieve the blind-side position and your opponent tries to reach you with his rear hand, it ll take him longer, which gives you more time to react. Also, he may cross his arms as he tries to do so, and that will render him susceptible to a trapping technique. The objective is to ensure that you have free use of both arms while limiting him to one. Always avoid standing directly in front of him because he ll be able to attack you with both arms and legs.

5 When the opponent (left) throws a roundhouse punch, William Cheung excutes a finger-thurst block to the elbow (1-2). That causes the man to shoot for Cheung s legs (3). Cheung steps back and leans on his foe while placing his left hand on the man s right knee (4). Pushing against the knee (5), Cheung takes him to the ground (6), where he finishes him with his fists (7). Don t Fight Force With Force When you make contact, quite often your opponent will attempt to oppose your force with more force by pulling away his arm. If he does, follow the elbow and trap it against his body. If he opts to struggle violently against you, you can use an exchange move. That entails using one of the following: Execute a push palm strike (pak sao) to control one of his elbows to dissipate the force. Make sure you re still in position to strike simultaneously with your other arm. Execute a grabbing block (lap sao) to control his balance and move with his force. Again, you must be in position to strike with your other arm. *** Using the time-tested strategies of wing chun, you can deflect your opponent s force, control his balance, avoid his attacks by positioning yourself on the blind side and then disable him with strikes. Whether he s a close-quarters striker

6 or a grappler, you ll nullify his attempts to take you to the ground. If he does shoot in for a takedown, he ll have already sacrificed his balance. This presents you with your best opportunity to sidestep to avoid a collision and knock him to the ground when he misses you. When you re on your feet, if you gain control of his elbow on the blind side, you ll be able to pin it against his body and finish him with his strikes. To ensure you have the absolute advantage, control his elbow even if he falls so you can unleash strikes at will without getting hit. With practice, you can incorporate the principles of wing chun into your self-defense system no matter what it is. They will enable you to fight where you re most comfortable on your feet and where it s safest on the blind side.

7 To hone his reflexes, William Cheung lies on his back and has Eric Oram assume the mount position (1). Using the same methods he d use on his feet, Cheung stops a roundhouse punch with a finger-thrust technique (2), then controls the man s wrist and elbow. His sensitivity enables him to maneuver the arm to his right (3-4), thus positioning himself on the opponent s blind side. Cheung grabs the man s right ankle and swings the leg overhead (5-6). Continuing his roll, Cheung attains the top position, from which he can counterattack or escape. Using Chi Sao to Improve Your Contact Reflexes Hundreds of years ago, Chinese martial artists figured out how to control an opponent s balance. The key was sensing his energy. Using contact reflexes, they could predict what the other person was about to do with the rest of his body. It was so successful that it s still a part of the Chinese martial arts. By using touch instead of sight, you can cut your reaction time from 0.2 seconds to 0.05 seconds. Once you ve sensed his movement through contact, your eyes will be free to tackle other missions, such as making your strikes more accurate and monitoring your adversary s free hand and his legs. The traditional training method known as chi sao is wing chun s preferred method for honing this skill. Because it helps you develop the required touch sensitivity and reflexes, it allows you to read what your opponent is doing and react to his movement more quickly than if you used your eyes only. In chi sao drills, you and your partner stand with your hands touching to facilitate the detection of movement. You then have him run through various attacks to develop your ability to feel and predict. When you re done, reverse roles. In wing chun, your goal is to remain standing, but no one s perfect. If you fall, be prepared to back off until you can scramble to your feet. Again, chi sao can help by enabling you to control your opponent s elbow and then change the angle of leverage long enough to escape.

GRADING STRUCTURE The World Wing Chun Kung Fu Association

GRADING STRUCTURE The World Wing Chun Kung Fu Association GRADING STRUCTURE The World Wing Chun Kung Fu Association Level 2, 111 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 3000 Tel: 61-3-9663 3588 Fax: 61-3-9663 3855 Email: academy@cheungswingchun.com www.cheungswingchun.com

More information

Master Toddy s. MMA-Tested Muay Thai Techniques: 3 Elbow Attacks That Can Improve Your Fighting Game

Master Toddy s. MMA-Tested Muay Thai Techniques: 3 Elbow Attacks That Can Improve Your Fighting Game Master Toddy s MMA-Tested Muay Thai Techniques: 3 Elbow Attacks That Can Improve Your Fighting Game Interview by Robert W. Young Techniques by Joe E. Harvey 1 BLACK BELT blackbeltmag.com For more than

More information

Fusco Full Circle Jiu-jitsu Curriculum

Fusco Full Circle Jiu-jitsu Curriculum Fusco Full Circle Jiu-jitsu Curriculum Foundation Rank Requirements and Point Totals Adult White Belt, 1 Stripe 20 points from the foundations curriculum o Showing respect within the dojo Adult White Belt,

More information

MSD RYU INTERNATIONAL CLOSE COMBAT KRAV MAGA CURRICULUM

MSD RYU INTERNATIONAL CLOSE COMBAT KRAV MAGA CURRICULUM MSD RYU INTERNATIONAL CLOSE COMBAT KRAV MAGA CURRICULUM YELLOW BELT LEVEL 1 There are no prerequisites or fitness level requirements to start. I. Stance A. Neutral Stance B. Fighting Stance II. Movement

More information

Krav Maga Class Plans CROSSROADS

Krav Maga Class Plans CROSSROADS Krav Maga Class Plans CROSSROADS 10/2 Stance Movement Straight punches Straight low punches 10/3 Front kick to the groin Palm strikes Choke from the front- one handed & two handed 10/4 Ground position

More information

Master Club Curriculum - JL. Joint Locks. Building Martial Arts Knowledge Master Club Curriculum. Name: Graduation Date: / /

Master Club Curriculum - JL. Joint Locks. Building Martial Arts Knowledge Master Club Curriculum. Name: Graduation Date: / / Building Martial Arts Knowledge Master Club Curriculum Name: Graduation Date: / / Master Club Curriculum - JL Joint Locks 95 Joint Lock Basics (A) Circular Wrist Lock Circle hand around opponents wrist

More information

To AJKA-International AJKA-I of PA Instructor Trainee s Report #17. Subject: Kicking Techniques

To AJKA-International AJKA-I of PA Instructor Trainee s Report #17. Subject: Kicking Techniques To AJKA-International Instructor Trainee s Report #17 Subject: Kicking Techniques To AJKA-International Instructor s Trainee Report #17 Subject: Kicking Techniques In Karate we train to make our feet/legs

More information

Shaolin Chuan Fa Requirements for Purple Belt

Shaolin Chuan Fa Requirements for Purple Belt Shaolin Chuan Fa Requirements for Purple Belt Stances The heart of any movement is the stance, because your position and balance dictates your ability to perform the desired strike or kick, or to evade

More information

Troy s Dorsey Kickboxing Secrets World Champion Troy Dorsey Kick Boxing Secrets

Troy s Dorsey Kickboxing Secrets World Champion Troy Dorsey Kick Boxing Secrets World Champion Troy Dorsey Kick Boxing Secrets Copyright 2003 Troy Dorsey 1 Copyright 2003 Troy Dorsey 2 Troy with George Forman at the 2000 World Boxing Hall of Fame Banquet Copyright 2003 Troy Dorsey

More information

Stanford Kenpo Karate Association BLUE BELT. Version 10/2008 by T. Shem

Stanford Kenpo Karate Association BLUE BELT. Version 10/2008 by T. Shem BLUE BELT Kenpo Blue Belt Requirements Techniques Supplemental Techniques 1. Thousand Mallets Crossing Swords A 2. Driving the Spike Chinese Eclipse 3. Siege of the Temple Ox Cart B 4. Tangled Wings --

More information

Passing on the Art of Wing Chun: Fighting Strategies. By: Augustine Fong and. Nancy McDonald

Passing on the Art of Wing Chun: Fighting Strategies. By: Augustine Fong and. Nancy McDonald Passing on the Art of Wing Chun: Fighting Strategies By: Augustine Fong and Nancy McDonald The spread of the wing chun system of China can be attributed to the late Grandmaster Yip Man. Before he began

More information

Hayme Serrato s Martial Arts 7 th Gup Requirements

Hayme Serrato s Martial Arts 7 th Gup Requirements Hayme Serrato s Martial Arts 7 th Gup Requirements Tip Tests for 7 th Gup: 1. 1 Strike, 2 Blocks & 1 Stance (jaseh) 2. 6 Kicks (chaki) 3. 2 Forms (hyung) a. Geicho Hyung Sam Bu b. Victory Sam Bu #3 4.

More information

REVERSE ROUND KICK INTRODUCTION:

REVERSE ROUND KICK INTRODUCTION: The following text is taken from a 5 th dan thesis written by AJKA instructor, Kevin Warner, of Riverside CA. Sensei Warner has practiced traditional karate for over 25 years. An international competitor,

More information

Basic Offensive Fundamentals

Basic Offensive Fundamentals Basic Offensive Fundamentals Footwork Developing proper footwork will help with each player s balance and quickness while on the court. Emphasizing the importance of footwork from the beginning of the

More information

Breaking Down the Approach

Breaking Down the Approach Breaking Down the Approach Written by Andre Christopher Gonzalez Sunday, July 31, 2005 One of the biggest weaknesses of the two-legged approach is the inability of the athlete to transfer horizontal momentum

More information

Hyung Standards: Chon-Ji through Choong-Moo

Hyung Standards: Chon-Ji through Choong-Moo There are three steps in learning a hyung: 1 Learn the steps 2 Perfect the stances and techniques 3 Apply the attacks and blocks, fight for your life. Ready Stance fists start in front of shoulder and

More information

Grappling Arts Publications

Grappling Arts Publications Grappling Arts Publications 1 Grappling Arts Publications This is the third installment in our series of outtakes from Strategic Guard, the third book in the series Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Details and Techniques.

More information

A Guide To The Muay Thai Scoring System

A Guide To The Muay Thai Scoring System A Guide To The Muay Thai Scoring System The basic understanding of scoring at the highest and most professional levels in Muay Thai have often eluded not just fans of the art, but even the practitioners

More information

7 Basic Skills Study Guide: (Folkstyle focus)

7 Basic Skills Study Guide: (Folkstyle focus) 7 Basic Skills Study Guide: (Folkstyle focus) Search YouTube for USA Wrestling Seven Basic Sills or click this link https://youtu.be/sc3vxv_zi7k (Total video play time 59:14) 0:00-3:40 Highlight Clips

More information

Green Belt Requirements

Green Belt Requirements Green Belt Requirements Techniques 1. Dancing Cat 2. Gun Attack A, B 3. Slashing Claws 4. Snapping the Vines 5. Rickshaw 6. Fallen Warrior A 7. Striking the Gong 8. Wielding the Torch 9. Soaring Eagle

More information

TRAINING CHILDREN IN KARATE

TRAINING CHILDREN IN KARATE TRAINING CHILDREN IN KARATE PURPOSE AND USE OF EQUIPMENT by Edward A. Rumick A paper submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Yon Dan American JKA-International 2013 Approved

More information

U11-U12 Activities & Games

U11-U12 Activities & Games Passing/Receiving CIRCLE PASSING With cones, form a circle of about 15-20 yards in diameter Players are set up around the perimeter of the circle The player with the ball starts the activity by passing

More information

7 Simple Basketball Plays for Kids

7 Simple Basketball Plays for Kids 7 Simple Basketball Plays for Kids www.basketballforcoaches.com 1 Table Of Contents Black...3 Flip...5 Ghost...7 Isolate...9 Prowl...11 White...13 Yo-Yo...15 2 7 Simple Basketball Plays for Kids www.basketballforcoaches.com

More information

GRAPPLING CONCEPTS LESSON 21: Get Up, Stand Up!

GRAPPLING CONCEPTS LESSON 21: Get Up, Stand Up! GRAPPLING CONCEPTS LESSON 21: Get Up, Stand Up! Welcome back to Lesson 21 of the Grappling Concepts Course. When you're using your guard you've got a few options. You can survive. That means not letting

More information

The Foundation of Taijiquan By Ma Hong

The Foundation of Taijiquan By Ma Hong The Foundation of Taijiquan By Ma Hong Translated by Tu-Ky Lam The foundation work of Taijiquan is in the Taiji form itself. In other words, only through practicing the Taiji form can you gain the full

More information

Building the Playing Style Concepts

Building the Playing Style Concepts Building the Playing Style Concepts Style Of Play - Specific Players 1, 2 or 3 touch maximum - minimizing the number of touches improves the speed of play. Keep the game simple - do not force situations,

More information

Appendix 1. Strikes with the Stick and Cane

Appendix 1. Strikes with the Stick and Cane Appendix 1. Strikes with the Stick and Cane I have always found jointlocks and takedowns with the stick and cane to be far more interesting than the strikes, most of which are obvious, even to beginners.

More information

Man-to-Man Defense in 4 Weeks

Man-to-Man Defense in 4 Weeks 1 Table Of Contents INTRODUCTION:... 4 Week 1 - Practice Plan #1... 7 Week 1 - Practice Plan #2... 9 Week 1 - Practice Plan #3... 11 Week 2 - Practice Plan #1... 13 Week 2 - Practice Plan #2... 15 Week

More information

Canne de Combat. French stickfighting. Canne Double canne Bâton Canne chausson Canne défense

Canne de Combat. French stickfighting. Canne Double canne Bâton Canne chausson Canne défense Canne de Combat French stickfighting Canne Double canne Bâton Canne chausson Canne défense A short booklet about Canne de Combat 2007 The history of the sport The Canne de Combat is a modern french fighting

More information

The Footpad and The Cane

The Footpad and The Cane Page 1 of 8 The Footpad and The Cane EX-CHIEF OF POLICE WITTMAN once remarked, "It is strange how few men who carry a cane are held up." To Break Single Hand Hold Page 2 of 8 There is something about a

More information

DRIBBLING OFFENSIVE SKILL TRAINING PASSING OFFENSIVE SKILL TRAINING DRIBBLING ON THE MOVE DRIBBLE GAME PASSING ON THE MOVE

DRIBBLING OFFENSIVE SKILL TRAINING PASSING OFFENSIVE SKILL TRAINING DRIBBLING ON THE MOVE DRIBBLE GAME PASSING ON THE MOVE WARM UP & STRETCH 1. Stretch for about 10 minutes, concentrating on leg stretches. 2. Start with a light jog to warm up, followed by other exercises. 3. Try high-knee jogging in place for 2 to 5 minutes.

More information

Kyo Sah Nim Essay Filling the Gap Between Il Soo Sik Dae Ryun and Ja Yu Dae Ryun

Kyo Sah Nim Essay Filling the Gap Between Il Soo Sik Dae Ryun and Ja Yu Dae Ryun Mr. Andrew Calvert September 5, 2016 WTSDA Black Belt #046185 Kyo Sah Nim Essay Filling the Gap Between Il Soo Sik Dae Ryun and Ja Yu Dae Ryun In the last several years, Tang Soo Do has become an inseparable

More information

The basic warrior stance serves as the foundation for initiating knife techniques and is executed as follows:

The basic warrior stance serves as the foundation for initiating knife techniques and is executed as follows: Marine Corps Martial Arts Program 2-71 Stance The basic warrior stance serves as the foundation for initiating knife techniques and is executed as follows: The left hand serves as a vertical shield protecting

More information

Bare Essentials First Responders Self-defense Training

Bare Essentials First Responders Self-defense Training Bare Essentials First Responders Self-defense Training By L. Rivera Ever since the beginning of time, humans have used their fists, rocks, sticks and whatever else was available to them as a mean to fight,

More information

Chin Na Fa: Traditional Chinese Submission Grappling Techniques By Jiang Zhao, Jinsheng Liu READ ONLINE

Chin Na Fa: Traditional Chinese Submission Grappling Techniques By Jiang Zhao, Jinsheng Liu READ ONLINE Chin Na Fa: Traditional Chinese Submission Grappling Techniques By Jiang Zhao, Jinsheng Liu READ ONLINE Qin Na Fa, or??? and I was surprised to see moves which I thought entirely In recent years, the central

More information

The biggest journey starts with a single step

The biggest journey starts with a single step WHITE BELT THEME The biggest journey starts with a single step STANCES Sparring Stance Attention Jhoon Bee PUNCHING Jab Cross Hook Uppercut Front Kick Knee Strike BLOCKING Upper Block Inner Block Outer

More information

Heian Shodan Bunkai/Oyo

Heian Shodan Bunkai/Oyo Heian Shodan Bunkai/Oyo Following on from my thoughts on applications from the Shotokan (Kanazawa Ryu) version of Chinte today I will look at the first kata in the Shotokan system, Heian Shodan. Though

More information

10 Steps to a Better Volley

10 Steps to a Better Volley 10 Steps to a Better Volley Follow these 10 basic steps to immediately improve your volleys. 1. The Grip Use the continental grip. If you don t have a continental grip on your volley you will be forced

More information

Yellow Belt Requirements

Yellow Belt Requirements Yellow Belt Requirements Techniques 1. Capturing Paws A 2. Sharpening the Blade A, B 3. Escape of the Lamb A 4. Chopping Bamboo A 5. Evading the Samurai A 6. Grasping Honor B 7. Entering the Shrine A 8.

More information

SYSTEMA SPETSNAZ DVD #1: THE WARRIOR S PATH

SYSTEMA SPETSNAZ DVD #1: THE WARRIOR S PATH SYSTEMA SPETSNAZ DVD #1: THE WARRIOR S PATH Systema Spetsnaz DVD #1 - is an Instructional DVD of Russian Martial Arts street self-defense system (Russian military combat): History + Theory + Fighting Techniques.

More information

College of Charleston PEAC Introduction to Brazilian Jiu-jitsu for Women s Self-Defense. Spring Semester Hours

College of Charleston PEAC Introduction to Brazilian Jiu-jitsu for Women s Self-Defense. Spring Semester Hours College of Charleston PEAC 120-02 Introduction to Brazilian Jiu-jitsu for Women s Self-Defense Location: TR, Johnson 201 Instructors: Pat McGuigan and John Venable Office: n/a Spring 2017 2 Semester Hours

More information

Milan Kenpo Karate. Study Guide for Students Getting to Purple Belt

Milan Kenpo Karate. Study Guide for Students Getting to Purple Belt Introduction The material for purple belt includes thirty new self defense techniques as well as two new kata. One of the kata will be an extended version of Short #1. The other kata will include self

More information

Drill Drill Description Equipment

Drill Drill Description Equipment 1 Table of Contents Warm Up Games... 3-6 Ball Carrying Drills/Games... 7-10 Passing/Catching Drills... 11-13 Passing/Catching Games... 14-18 Attacking/Defensive Drills/Games... 19-30 Modified Touch Games...

More information

Year group: 8 Football (Replace with unit title or code.) Tier (e.g. Level 5-7 or Higher) Length 6 weeks (Insert length of unit, in preferred format.

Year group: 8 Football (Replace with unit title or code.) Tier (e.g. Level 5-7 or Higher) Length 6 weeks (Insert length of unit, in preferred format. Year group: 8 Football (Replace with unit title or code.) Tier (e.g. Level 5-7 or Higher) Length 6 weeks (Insert length of unit, in preferred format.) Learning objectives Level or Grade Learning outcomes

More information

Unit 10- Indoor Football

Unit 10- Indoor Football Unit 10- Indoor Football Indoor football was born as a spectator sport with the increase in indoor sport centres and with the public support of companies. It has many things in common with football, but

More information

AGE GROUP/PROGRAM: U14 TOWN WEEK # 1

AGE GROUP/PROGRAM: U14 TOWN WEEK # 1 AGE GROUP/PROGRAM: U14 TOWN WEEK # 1 THEME: AWARENESS/ARGENTINA Improve 1 st touch Speed of play Playing with the head up Players on their toes, balanced and communicating. Good 1st touch out of the body

More information

Tai Chi Chuan Yang Style - 24 Step Short Form

Tai Chi Chuan Yang Style - 24 Step Short Form Tai Chi Chuan Yang Style - 24 Step Short Form Stances Bow Stance 70% of the weight on the front leg hips at shoulder width and rotated slightly forward. Front knee not beyond the toe back knee slightly

More information

NATICK SOCCER CLUB 2013 CURRICULUM U12 RECREATIONAL 10 WEEK TRAINING PROGRAM

NATICK SOCCER CLUB 2013 CURRICULUM U12 RECREATIONAL 10 WEEK TRAINING PROGRAM NATICK SOCCER CLUB 2013 CURRICULUM U12 RECREATIONAL 10 WEEK TRAINING PROGRAM GPS CURRICULUM METHODOLOGY U4 - U8 JUNIORS U9-U12 JUNIOR PREMIER U13-U18 PREMIER 18+ PREMIER Player Evaluation & Assessment

More information

As a coach we often try several types of defense but our basic defense remains man-toman.

As a coach we often try several types of defense but our basic defense remains man-toman. One-on-One Defense By Coach Joao da Costa Professional Basketball Coach, Seattle Washington As a coach we often try several types of defense but our basic defense remains man-toman. Our athletes must have

More information

Kage No Michi translates to The Way of the Shadow.

Kage No Michi translates to The Way of the Shadow. Training for Life Our mission is to provide the highest quality martial arts instruction and training in practical selfprotection to every student in a disciplined, realistic, safe, and enjoyable manner

More information

Wrestling Terms. Bridge- raising your back and hips off the mat using only the head and feet.

Wrestling Terms. Bridge- raising your back and hips off the mat using only the head and feet. Wrestling Terms Arm Bar- a move used on an opponent who has been broken down to turn him over for a pin. It involves getting the opponent's arm back and placing your arm between his arm and back. Backpoints-

More information

FM P r e f a c e

FM P r e f a c e Preface This field manual contains information and guidance pertaining to rifle-bayonet fighting and hand-to-hand combat. The hand-to-hand combat portion of this manual is divided into basic and advanced

More information

Bruce Lee s Qi Magazine 22

Bruce Lee s Qi Magazine 22 Qi Magazine 22 Bruce Ted Wong Preserving Jeet Kune Do On 20th July 1973, a famous martial artist and movie star passed away. This was twenty seven years ago but this person is still popular and his image

More information

Keiryu Practical Karate Adult Syllabus

Keiryu Practical Karate Adult Syllabus Grading Schedule Grade Period/ Months Minimum Classes Minimum Age White 4 12 - Yellow 4 12 - Orange 4 12 - Green 4 12 - Purple 8 24 - Brown (3rd kyu) 8 24 - Brown (2nd kyu) 8 24 - Brown (1st Kyu) 8 24

More information

Ultimate Defensive Line Fundamentals

Ultimate Defensive Line Fundamentals Ultimate Defensive Line Fundamentals www.thelinemenfactory.com Mastering the Art of Defensive Line The FIST Principle The FIST Principle Alignment & Assignment Attack React Escape Finish The FIST is a

More information

Basketball Notes. The Rules

Basketball Notes. The Rules Basketball Notes The Rules Basketball is a team sport. Two teams of five players each try to score by shooting a ball through a hoop elevated 10 feet above the ground. The game is played on a rectangular

More information

Basic Water Polo Rules

Basic Water Polo Rules Basic Water Polo Rules Water polo combines the rules of basketball, soccer and hockey with wrestling and swimming. The sport is played all over the world and was in fact the first Olympic team sport. As

More information

Empi. Preparation. The kata proper starts in yoi (`ready' or `attention') stance.

Empi. Preparation. The kata proper starts in yoi (`ready' or `attention') stance. Preparation. The kata proper starts in yoi (`ready' or `attention') stance. Bring your heels together with your toes touching. Place your right fist across your body with the knuckles pressed into the

More information

CHESHIRE PARKS & RECREATION DEPARTMENT BASKETBALL MANUAL

CHESHIRE PARKS & RECREATION DEPARTMENT BASKETBALL MANUAL CHESHIRE PARKS & RECREATION DEPARTMENT BASKETBALL MANUAL RULES & DRILLS REV. November 2010 INDEX ACTIVITY GUIDELINES Page 3 BASIC RULES. 4-5 DRILLS Passing Drills... 6 Dribbling.. 6 Stop And Go Dribbling

More information

Physical Education Workbook. Tercer trimestre 2ºESO

Physical Education Workbook. Tercer trimestre 2ºESO Physical Education Workbook Tercer trimestre 2ºESO 1.INTRODUCTION (Tomado de Miguel Ángel Berrocal). Basketball is a team sport. Two teams of five players each try to score by shooting a ball through a

More information

Defense Against Multiple Opponents (36)

Defense Against Multiple Opponents (36) th Dan Requirements th Degree black Belt / General Requirements Successful completion of all requirements for th degree black-belt signifies master-level. All candidates for th degree black-belt must:

More information

Tai Chi Qigong Shibashi (2 nd Set): Instruction Manual

Tai Chi Qigong Shibashi (2 nd Set): Instruction Manual Tai Chi Qigong Shibashi (2 nd Set): Instruction Manual By Master Wing Cheung Supplementary material for the Tai Chi Qigong Shibashi video (Video available at www.taichi18.com) Feel free to share this instruction

More information

SATURDAY April 8 th, 2017 Episcopal School of Dallas, 4100 Merrell Rd. Dallas, TX DIVISION TIMES & CATEGORIES OF COMPETITION

SATURDAY April 8 th, 2017 Episcopal School of Dallas, 4100 Merrell Rd. Dallas, TX DIVISION TIMES & CATEGORIES OF COMPETITION SATURDAY April 8 th, 2017 Episcopal School of Dallas, 4100 Merrell Rd. Dallas, TX 75225 DIVISION TIMES & CATEGORIES OF COMPETITION There are Five Categories for Competition: Beginner Show Empty Hand Kata

More information

Seven Star Women s Kung Fu Basics Handout

Seven Star Women s Kung Fu Basics Handout Seven Star Women s Kung Fu Basics Handout THREE PRIMARY TARGETS 1. Eyes 2. Throat 3. Knees ALL TARGETS LISTED FROM THE HEAD DOWN 1. Forehead 2. Occipital Bone 3. Zygomatic Temporal Nerve (Temple) 4. Bridge

More information

Kime no Kata. Tsukkomi (Dagger Thrust to Stomach) Kirikomi (Downward Slash) Nuki kake (Sword Unsheathing) Kirioroshi (Downward Cut)

Kime no Kata. Tsukkomi (Dagger Thrust to Stomach) Kirikomi (Downward Slash) Nuki kake (Sword Unsheathing) Kirioroshi (Downward Cut) Kime no Kata Kime no Kata 1 of 12 Most of the following descriptions are taken from Kodokan Judo, Jigoro Kano, published by Kodansha International Tokyo & New York, page 146 and from pages 173 to191. Kime

More information

Disadvantage Drills for Building Your Team. Notes by. Coach Troy Culley

Disadvantage Drills for Building Your Team. Notes by. Coach Troy Culley Coach Troy Culley Disadvantage Drills for Building Your Team Notes by Coach Troy Culley Develop players who think quicker, make better decisions and exhibit greater confidence and composure under pressure

More information

JU-NO-KATA. F F F B B B B M M M M M S M S S

JU-NO-KATA. F F F B B B B M M M M M S M S S JU-NO-KATA. General elements to be observed Omitted technique. Tori changes the sequence of the techniques. Reverse starting position in the opening ceremony, than each technique. Bad execution or wrong

More information

Goalkeeper Warm Up. After the foot skill and pass/receive drills that the entire team does have the goal keepers warm up with drills like these:

Goalkeeper Warm Up. After the foot skill and pass/receive drills that the entire team does have the goal keepers warm up with drills like these: Goalkeeper Warm Up After the foot skill and pass/receive drills that the entire team does have the goal keepers warm up with drills like these: Bounce and Catch 1. Have them hold a ball in their hands

More information

Shot put learn by - doing Basic technique for the Shot Put By: Mark Harsha Portage High School Girls Head Coach

Shot put learn by - doing Basic technique for the Shot Put By: Mark Harsha Portage High School Girls Head Coach Shot put learn by - doing Basic technique for the Shot Put By: Mark Harsha Portage High School Girls Head Coach Goal One: Shot grip and placement 1. Holding the shot The shot is held at the base of the

More information

Benefits in effective scouting:

Benefits in effective scouting: Why Scout? This scouting information will prepare the coach to create a realistic training environment that specifically is designed to compete against the opponent. Professional scouting is a very meticulous

More information

24? ;TeT[! >][X]T 2^dabTb

24? ;TeT[! >][X]T 2^dabTb C 0 2 C 8 2 B B 27>>; ) ; 4 BB>= ") 24? ;TeT[! >][X]T 2^dabTb S e t t le d De fe n s e >]T U^a P[[ Defense pick up the player with the ball Team defense begins with individual defense and continues with

More information

The International Coaches Association Advanced Passing Drills and Games

The International Coaches Association Advanced Passing Drills and Games The International Coaches Association Advanced Passing Drills and Games Manchester United Passing Drill Italian Passing Awareness Drill Liverpool Passing Game Juventus Reverse Passing Drill Burnley FC

More information

U6 / U7 Training Guide

U6 / U7 Training Guide U6 / U7 Training Guide Created for LNYSA Boys & Girls Coaches Questions? Contact Heather Biondolillo heather.biondolillo@lnysa.org Printing generously donated by Structures, Inc. http://www.structureseng.com

More information

The Three Families of Wing Chun Motions in Chi Sao Augustine Fong and Joy Chaudhuri (Copyright. Also courtesy of Kung Fu/QiGong Mag)

The Three Families of Wing Chun Motions in Chi Sao Augustine Fong and Joy Chaudhuri (Copyright. Also courtesy of Kung Fu/QiGong Mag) The Three Families of Wing Chun Motions in Chi Sao Augustine Fong and Joy Chaudhuri (Copyright. Also courtesy of Kung Fu/QiGong Mag) The intent of this essay is to focus on one of the key features of chi

More information

Special Olympics Junior Athletes. Floorball

Special Olympics Junior Athletes. Floorball Special Olympics Junior Athletes Floorball FLOORBALL Floorball is a very popular sport around the world. The sport s success is due to the fact that it can be played by boys, girls, men and women of just

More information

Dribbling - Attack vs. Control

Dribbling - Attack vs. Control Dribbling - Attack vs. Control CB s Coaching Education and Development Attacking dribble 1 All players need to understand the importance of attacking. With the 24 second shot clock and 8 second backcourt

More information

FIRST STEPS IN BOXING

FIRST STEPS IN BOXING FIRST STEPS IN BOXING 305 FIRST STEPS IN BOXING By D. C. HUTCHISON ILLUSTRATED WITH DIAGRAMS OXING is scientific hitting, dle of the bag is level with the pit of so the first thing the boy the stomach.

More information

Pelletier s Karate Academy CHILDREN S CURRICULUM

Pelletier s Karate Academy CHILDREN S CURRICULUM Pelletier s Karate Academy CHILDREN S CURRICULUM NAME OF THE SCHOOL: Pelletier s Karate-Do INSTRUCTOR S NAMES: Shihan Rich Pelletier Sensei Ferdinand Torres Sensei Sadie Landry Senpai Kayla Provencher

More information

Basic Fundamental Skills of Volleyball and 8-Week Training Program Common Errors Causes Corrections

Basic Fundamental Skills of Volleyball and 8-Week Training Program Common Errors Causes Corrections Basic Fundamental Skills of Volleyball and 8-Week Training Program Common Errors Causes Corrections Knowledge of the basic fundamental skills of volleyball, common errors, and suggested corrections will

More information

Wing Chun: Beginning Wing Chun: The Ultimate Guide To Starting Wing Chun By Wayne Li READ ONLINE

Wing Chun: Beginning Wing Chun: The Ultimate Guide To Starting Wing Chun By Wayne Li READ ONLINE Wing Chun: Beginning Wing Chun: The Ultimate Guide To Starting Wing Chun By Wayne Li READ ONLINE This Wing Chun has the three fundamental forms of Siu Lien Tao (Little First Training),. wanted to get through

More information

Guang_Bo Tai Chi. Slowly raise the arms with palms facing down to shoulder height. Extending the fingers all the way forward. Inhale as you do this.

Guang_Bo Tai Chi. Slowly raise the arms with palms facing down to shoulder height. Extending the fingers all the way forward. Inhale as you do this. Guang_Bo Tai Chi Warm Ups Stand up Straight (Normal Tai Chi Standing) Step out with left foot into horse stance (This will be our center position) Turn to the right. Shift weight right a little. Turn the

More information

Of course there s more to self defense than grappling, but at the same time if you re

Of course there s more to self defense than grappling, but at the same time if you re 1 Why You Need a Basic Knowledge of Grappling Of course there s more to self defense than grappling, but at the same time if you re interested in self defense in the modern age then you absolutely must

More information

UNITED STATES MARINE CORPS Martial Arts Center of Excellence The Basic School Marine Corps Combat Development Command Quantico, Virginia 22134

UNITED STATES MARINE CORPS Martial Arts Center of Excellence The Basic School Marine Corps Combat Development Command Quantico, Virginia 22134 UNITED STATES MARINE CORPS Martial Arts Center of Excellence The Basic School Marine Corps Combat Development Command Quantico, Virginia 22134 DETAILED OUTLINE KNIFE TECHNIQUES INTRODUCTION (3 MIN) 1.

More information

Player Development. Journal

Player Development. Journal Player Development Journal Gamestyles Game Styles Gamestyles Game Styles Characteristics Tactical Patterns* Counterpuncher Counter punchers are able to hit their targets with a high percentage of first

More information

Sprinting. Relevant Knowledge** Overall Level. Assessment Criteria. Learning Outcomes

Sprinting. Relevant Knowledge** Overall Level. Assessment Criteria. Learning Outcomes Sprinting 1. coordinate their limbs. 2. be familiar with the starter s order.. swing their arms in rhythm. 1. coordinate their limbs. 2. swing their arms in rhythm.. react accurately to signals.. master

More information

Manly Drill. Variations. Use two balls Change directions Turn players under Run Diagonally Use three balls

Manly Drill. Variations. Use two balls Change directions Turn players under Run Diagonally Use three balls Rugby League This document aims primarily to cover the basic drills and games used by the coordinators to develop the athlete s skills, strategy and knowledge of Rugby League. It is a resource that will

More information

Session 7 Session 8 WU03 The Cone Sweeper WU07 EYSA Technical Warm-Up

Session 7 Session 8 WU03 The Cone Sweeper WU07 EYSA Technical Warm-Up U10-U11 Week 4 Plan Week 4 Plan: Warm-Up Main Part Session 7 Session 8 WU03 The Cone Sweeper WU07 EYSA Technical Warm-Up MP03 Sideline Rondo MP07 Keeping the Ball WU04 The Ball Master WU07 EYSA Technical

More information

Ip Man Wing Chun Training Manuals

Ip Man Wing Chun Training Manuals Ip Man Wing Chun Training Manuals AUTHENTIC WING CHUN KUNG FU. IP MAN. Ip Man was taught Wing Chun by Leung Jan's disciples. He was the first Master to teach Wing Chun openly. Wing Chun Training in NY

More information

U14 CURRICULUM. S t o u g h t o n A r e a Y o u t h S o c c e r A s s o c i a t i o n. Page 9

U14 CURRICULUM. S t o u g h t o n A r e a Y o u t h S o c c e r A s s o c i a t i o n. Page 9 S t o u g h t o n A r e a Y o u t h S o c c e r A s s o c i a t i o n Page 9 STYLES OF PLAY: SPECIFIC MATCH OFFENSIVE STYLE All teams will be encouraged to display an offensive style of play based on keeping

More information

OFFICAL JUNIOR MANUAL

OFFICAL JUNIOR MANUAL OFFICAL JUNIOR MANUAL OFFICAL JUNIOR MANUAL Student: Instructor: Date: 2008 Central Texas Karate Central Texas Karate Central Texas Karate (CTK) is an organization developed to teach martial arts to

More information

LEVEL 1 SKILL DEVELOPMENT MANUAL

LEVEL 1 SKILL DEVELOPMENT MANUAL LEVEL 1 SKILL DEVELOPMENT MANUAL Lesson Manual D A Publication Of The USA Hockey Coaching Education Program The USA Hockey Coaching Education Program is Presented By 1. Proper Stance: LESSON D-1 SPECIFIC

More information

2016 CFOA Rules Test. 1. The referee may call an official's timeout to allow guard A66 time to put on his kicking shoe. A. True B.

2016 CFOA Rules Test. 1. The referee may call an official's timeout to allow guard A66 time to put on his kicking shoe. A. True B. 2016 CFOA Rules Test 1. The referee may call an official's timeout to allow guard A66 time to put on his kicking shoe. 2. On third down in the second period, A21 is tackled by the facemask inbounds. After

More information

Tai Chi for Busy People - SCRIPT

Tai Chi for Busy People - SCRIPT TWO STAGES OF LEARNING Stage 1. Learn the Modules Tai Chi for Busy People - SCRIPT The first Module is for important lessons/explanations. Then there are four movement Modules that consist of the basic

More information

INTRODUCTION TO GOALKEEPING COACHING TECHNICAL INFORMATION

INTRODUCTION TO GOALKEEPING COACHING TECHNICAL INFORMATION INTRODUCTION TO GOALKEEPING COACHING TECHNICAL INFORMATION Welcome The Introduction to Goalkeeping Coaching Course (ITGKC) presents new or existing coaches with the opportunity to familiarise themselves

More information

Fun Soccer Drills that Teach Soccer Skills to 5, 6, and 7 year olds

Fun Soccer Drills that Teach Soccer Skills to 5, 6, and 7 year olds Fun Soccer Drills that Teach Soccer to 5, 6, and 7 year olds By Alanna Jones Free Sample Soccer Drill from the Warm Up Chapter of the book Varied Follow the Coach Each player lines up in single file with

More information

Week 3 Plan: Session Structure. Session 5 Session 6

Week 3 Plan: Session Structure. Session 5 Session 6 U10-U11 Week 3 Plan Week 3 Plan: Warm-Up Main Part Session 5 Session 6 WU01 The Hunt WU07 EYSA Technical Warm-Up MP02 Four Corner Rondo MP07 Keeping the Ball WU05 King of the Pitch WU07 EYSA Technical

More information

Moorhead Baseball Routines/Hitting Drills

Moorhead Baseball Routines/Hitting Drills Moorhead Baseball Routines/Hitting Drills Philosophy How we train: Teach everyday with the goal of our players becoming their own coach. Get them to feel what s going on. Consistent mix of instruction

More information

Wheelchair Rugby League

Wheelchair Rugby League Wheelchair Rugby League An Introduction Contents: Page 2 Page 3 Page 4 Page 5 Page 6 Introduction Basics of the Game Match Officials Defending Tackle, Defensive Line, Marker Attacking Play the ball, Carry,

More information

Copyright Notice - IT IS ILLEGAL TO POST THIS DOCUMENT ONLINE

Copyright Notice - IT IS ILLEGAL TO POST THIS DOCUMENT ONLINE Copyright Notice - IT IS ILLEGAL TO POST THIS DOCUMENT ONLINE The material enclosed is copyrighted. You do not have resell rights or giveaway rights to the material provided herein. Only customers that

More information