Upper Body Striking Only Beginner Sparring Drills | Self Defense For Women

Upper Body Striking Only Beginner Sparring Drills is a great way to just focus on your boxing skills and boxing sparring as well as focusing on adding elbows and palm strikes to your beginner sparring drills. You can work on offensive and defensive punches, palm strikes, and elbow strikes for mma, kickboxing, and self defense. Most beginners will feel more comfortable with hand strikes or upper body sparring as it will feel more natural as we were taught to use our hands more than our feet. Focusing on getting good with boxing skills will help you defend your head as well as learning to set up your kicks and knee strikes to the groin and legs of your opponent or assailant.

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 Kickboxing Focus Mitt Drills | Part 11 of 12 | Self Defense For Women

Learn 3 easy Kickboxing Focus Mitt Drills you can use in your self defense and fitness training. Training Kickboxing focus mitt drills is a great way to work on self defense strikes while improving your fitness and reducing your stress built up all day. Plus it’s a great way to spend quality time with a partner or family member. This video covers moving back and switch roundhouse kick using the kickboxing combination of jab, cross, roundhouse kick, back kick.

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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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3 Classic Kickboxing Focus Mitt Drills | Part 9 of 12 | Self Defense For Women

Learn 3 Classic Kickboxing Focus Mitt Drills you can use in your next fitness training session or self defense training. Kickboxing focus mitt drills are a good way to develop your self defense striking skills while getting in some good conditioning training with a partner. You will develop good kickboxing striking skills that you can use to defend yourself or in your next sparring class. We also use some of the strikes and drills in our self defense for women workshops and seminars. This video covers the classic jab, cross, hook, roundhouse kick combination with the variations that include covering up and double jabs.

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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 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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2 Beginner Sparring Drills To Improve Your Kicking | Self Defense For Women

Today’s vdieo goes over 2 beginner sparring drills you can use right now to improve your kicking while sparring. If you are in Taekwondo, Kickboxing, or another martial arts style that includes kicking in your sparring, these drills are for you. Knowing how to kick properly in sparring can be a little tricky at first for beginners but with a little practice, you will learn how to go with the natural flow of how the body wants to move while performing kicks. You can generate a lot of speed and power with good kicking techniques, combined with some flexibility and agility. Kicking is also a valuable tool when it comes to self defense for women. Again the legs are super powerful and can do a lot of damage to your assailant if attacked, therefore creating opportunities to escape the self defense situation.

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2 Beginner Sparring Drills To Help Improve Your Striking

These 2 Beginner Sparring Drills will help you improve your striking tody before your next sparring match or class at your martial arts school. These two sparring drills focus on one and two strikes so you can focus on the proper form of each strike as well as learning to see what these strikes look like when they are coming at you. The sooner you can recognize the various punches and kicks, the sooner you can respond to them with the proper defenses and counter strikes of your own. These are of key importance for both taekwondo sparring/martial arts sparring, as well as for your self defense training. SParring specific ways can help you with your self defense skills.

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3 Fun Beginner Kickboxing Focus Mitt Drills | Part 3 of 12

In this video we will go over 3 Fun Beginner Kickboxing Focus Mitt Drills you can use to improve your sparring, self defense skills, as well as your fitness conditioning. These 3 Kickboxing focus mitt drills are good for developing kickboxing striking skills while you spend some quality time with a friend or partner. With practice, you will develop solid self defense strikes that you could use to defend yourself or in your next sparring class. These strikes are also taught in our women’s self defense workshops and women empowerment seminars. This video covers the lead hook punch and the rear roundhouse kick. We also go over two variations using the techniques of slipping the cross, as well as adding a knee strike to the end of the kickboxing combination.

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