Catching The Leg Beginner Sparring Drills | Self Defense For Women

Learn how to catch the leg in these beginner sparring drills helps you to control what kicks are thrown at you during sparring as you make your opponent question which kicks to throw. These beginner-friendly sparring drills also help you with your self defense skills as you will learn how to catch a kick and throw your attacker off balance. This will give you the opportunity to escape the situation. In sparring, it is common in various martial arts styles to catch the leg to set up takedowns and effective counter strikes.

Sparring in itself is unpredictable as most self defense situations are. Martial Arts styles such as taekwondo, where you do a lot of sparring, are more practical for self defense because you aren’t just drilling with theory. You actually learn what sparring skills and self defense skills work for you. This is a key point we teach in our self defense for women workshops.

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Learn 3 Effective Kickboxing Focus Mitt Drills | Part 10 of 12 | Self Defense For Women

Learn 3 Effective Kickboxing Focus Mitt Drills for you to use in your next self defense and fitness training session. Using Kickboxing focus mitt drills to work on your self defense strikes is an effective way to improve your fitness and reduce your stress. It’s also a great way to spend quality time with a family member or friend. This video covers the hook, cross, hook, knee combination with the variations of adding double knee strikes and the classic bob and weave.

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Upper Body Versus Lower Body Beginner Sparring Drills | Self Defense For Women

In this video, the Upper Body Versus Lower Body Beginner Sparring Drills teaches you two different strategies for sparring. One is to use hand and elbow strikes only against someone doing only kicking. The second is the opposite. Learning how to defeat a punching-only opponent with your kicks. These beginner-friendly drills put you in specific situations you may choose not to put yourself into otherwise, therefore, forcing you to think and adapt to the challenge. This I both good for sparring matches in your martial arts class competition as well as you can use these strategies to defend yourself in a self defense situation.

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Offensive Versus Defense Beginner Sparring Drills | Self Defense For Women

Offensive Versus Defense Beginner Sparring Drills allow you to focus on either your offensive sparring skills or your defensive sparring skills at one time. Normally you get thrown into a sparring class and you are focusing on so many different elements of sparring that you don’t really get good at anything for a while. Being able to just focus on a few key sparring elements allows you to progress much faster. It is the same when it comes to self defense training as well. You don’t need a million different defenses for every attack. Knowing a few defenses that work against multiple attacks is much easier to learn and get better at quicker.

Sparring in itself is unpredictable as most self defense situations are. Martial Arts styles such as taekwondo, where you do a lot of sparring, are more practical for self defense because you aren’t just drilling with theory. You actually learn what sparring skills and self defense skills work for you. This is a key point we teach in our self defense for women workshops.

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3 Easy Beginner Kickboxing Focus Mitt Drills | Part 6 of 12 | Self Defense For Women

Learn these 3 Easy Beginner Kickboxing Focus Mitt Drills you can use to improve your fitness or self defense striking skills. These Kickboxing focus mitt drills are good for developing self defense skills while getting in some great conditioning with a partner. With practice, you will develop solid self defense strikes that you could use to defend yourself or in your next sparring match. These defense strikes are also taught in our women’s self defense workshops and seminars. This video covers the cross, hook, rear leg roundouse kick combination with the variations of adding a jab, as well as a leg check, or checking a low kick.

Ma’am Cheryl Sanders and Master Jonathan Field of Empowered strive to help women and young girls build confidence and find their inner strength through defense and empowerment training. They teach self defense for women, safety tips for women, women empowerment, and provide women’s self defense workshops, online self defense tutorials, and fitness training. Check out the links below for more women’s self defense techniques, safety tips, and much more…

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3 Effective Beginner Kickboxing Focus Mitt Drills

In this video we cover 3 Effective Beginner Kickboxing Focus Mitt Drills you can use to improve your fitness, sparring, or self defense skills. These 3 Kickboxing focus mitt drills are good for developing some serious self defense skills while spending some quality time with a friend or partner. With practice, you will develop solid kickboxing strikes that you could use to defend yourself or in your next sparring match at your martial arts school. These combative strikes are also taught in our women’s self defense workshops and seminars. This video covers the jab, cross, lead leg roundhouse kick combination with the two variations of adding in a jab or a low kick leg check.

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Focus Mitt Drills For Partner Workouts With Empowered

Focus Mitt Drills For Partner Workouts With Empowered shows you how you can use focus mitt drills for great and fun partner training for fitness and women’s self defense strikes. The co-founders of Empowered, Ma’am Cheryl Sanders and Master Jonathan Field show you how to hold boxing mitts while doing partner workouts using boxing drills, kickboxing drills, and some self defense strikes to improve your overall fitness and make workouts more interesting with focus mitt partner drills. Doing focus mitt drills for partner workouts is a great way to freshen up your fitness routine and spend some quality time with a friend, child, or romantic partner.

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At Home MMA Cardio For Self Defense Punching

At Home MMA Cardio For Self Defense Punching will help increase your cardio for self defense and your punching. It is important to have great cardio like MMA fighters when it comes to training self defense and using self defense strikes and self defense kicks to protect yourself. Beginners can get some great MMA cardio for self defense at home. Women empowerment taught by Ma’am Cheryl Sanders and Master Jonathan Field of Empowered.

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Cardio Conditioning For Self Defense – Jumping Lunges

Cardio Conditioning For Self Defense, the Jumping Lunges is great cardio conditioning for self defense that also increases the power and endurance in kicking. Having great cardio conditioning for self defense will help boost your sense of self empowerment and give you the ability to use effective self defense kicks and self defense strikes. Great for women empowerment taught by Ma’am Cheryl Sanders and Master Jonathan Field of Empowered.

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Cardio Exercise For Self Defense Conditioning – Mountain Climbers

Cardio Exercise For Self Defense Conditioning known as the Mountain Climbers is a great cardio exercise that is also excellent for the core and can help improve your self defense power and endurance for self defense conditioning. Doing cardio exercise for self defense conditioning is an important aspect of getting mentally prepare to defend yourself. Taught by Ma’am Cheryl Sanders and Master Jonathan Field of Empowered.

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