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Kingham Hill Self-Defence Postures (diary entry)

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06.02.19   Today my Kingham Hill School class covered Boxing and Muay Thai in their warm-ups, moving on self-defence with an emphasis on fighting through postures.   The warm-up began with straight up shadow boxing. We changed stances, built on combinations and practised our footwork. The jab, the cross, the lead hook and the spear knee were all trained. Then we moved on self-defence.   Self-defence began with training the rear straight hand strike off a natural fence. This is […]

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Transitioning in the Dirt (diary entry)

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10.07.18 Tonight’s special double lesson reviewed dirty boxing tactics and transitioning. We worked all ranges – stand-up, clinch and ground.   Warm up Ground mobility movements and specific exercises – snaking/shrimping, crawls, bridging and layering on combinations Footwork exercises – v-step, forwards, backwards, lateral and blitzing with Boxing and Muay Thai combinations Transitioning – All four postures – lying on back, seated, combat base and standing whilst using punching and kicking combinations   Drills Bulling into inside punching, sweeps and […]

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