This clinic is appropriate for teens and adults ages 12+ and was designed to build confidence along with situational awareness utilizing a Krav Maga style of self defense movement. Students will be put in “mock exercises” designed to mimic real life bullying or aggressive situational experience. The clinic starts off with a beginner level understanding of self defense and transitions into a move advanced movement, including offensive strikes, counter attacks, and a hint of weapons defense. Loose fitted gym style clothing and sneakers is preferred attire to participate in this activity.
What to expect each week:
5 Week Self-Defense Program
Program runs EVERY Thursday for 5 weeks.
WOMAN ONLY (ages 12+) 7-7:50pm
- Thursday, November 17th,
- Thursday November 24th (CLOSED FOR THANKSGIVING)
- Thursday December 1st,
-Thursday December 8th,
-Thursday December 15th,
-Thursday, December 22nd.
Week 1. Bracing, Rolling, Falling & Defensive Stance, a.k.a “Going with the Flow”
a. Forward/backward break falls
b. Forward/backward combat rolls
c. Familiarization of stances: neutral, readied, fighting.
d. Defensive positions, covering & acceleration of reactionary stances
e. Application of force/pressure of knowledge garnered.
Week 2. Basic Striking & Mobility
b. Hooks/Upper Cuts
d. Basic Kicks
e. 360 Burst Method
f. Application of striking in motion
g. Exploitation of vital striking points
h. Using aggression & intensity
Week 3. Escapes, obstacles & Natural Barriers
a. Wrist grabs
b. Under/Over arm grabs
c. Various Chokes
i. Strangulation vs. wall
ii. Basic Head Lock
iii. Basic Rear Lock
d. Reactionary stratagems vs. being cornered
e. Using aggressors as obstacles & barriers
Week 4 Weapon Defense Applications
ii. Downward Stabs
iii. Forward Thrust
iv. Multiple Thrusts
i. Overhead swing/chop
ii. The Baseball bat swing
Week 5 Putting It All Together!
a. Application of realism
i. Use of speed, power and angles
ii. Performing under pressure
iii. Performing during disorientation
iv. Defending vs. multiple opposition
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