BECOME AN ESCAPE ARTIST! This week will be focused on getting out of bad positions and working our way back into good ones! Since the root of all martial arts is Self-Defense, we will be addressing how to get out of some headlock positions both from the standing position and on the ground. Within this first Lesson Plan, we’ll also cover defending against punches thrown from these spots as well:
The second half of the week will be dedicated to the Side Control position. Being able to defend and recover guard from here is very important, as our opponent’s next positional advancement could be critical for us.
Reviewing the material above in advance will have you ready to tackle it in class! See you on the mat!