Fu Zhong Wen, Yang Chen Fu, Yang Shao Hao, Sun Lu Tang, Wu Chien Quan, Ma Yueh Liang, Tung Ji Yieh, Chen Wei Ming (below Sun Lu Tang)

Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Training at Khun Kao Gym- Kru Brooks Miller 3/15/2011

Trained last night at Kru Brook's home gym and had a really great workout. Kru Brooks is a former MT coach at NOVAMMA and is a champion level United States Muay Thai athlete. He is a pivotal member of helping develop and organize Muay Thai events in North America.

We reviewed the following:

Scoring in Muay Thai: higher to lower scoring techniques.
1. knockdown/sweep
2. knee to head
3. round kick to head, elbow that cuts
4. straight knee to body
5. round kick to body
6. side knee to body
7. kick to arms
8. push kicks that moves opponent
9. round kick to leg
10. punches/elbows

Winner of round is determined by:
1. lands the most scoring strikes
2. lands most effective strikes
3. cause the most damage
4. most aggressive
5. best defense
6. fouled the least
*Other factors include: ability to show toughness, inability to answer high scoring techniques, showing tiredness/injury.

Technique lesson- do not reach out for a clinch, use knees and elbows-> clinch -> throw.


Shadow box- 2x 3 minutes
end of round drill knees and kicks (to get final scoring in).

Foot work drills:
1. Angle step forward, slide step sideways.
2. Side step pivot left and right.
3. Pivot step with changing to southpaw stance.
4. Cross step.

Stepping and counter attack drill:

1. Angle off jab: freestyle counter w/ punch, knee, kick, etc.
2. Angle off Cross: freestyle counter w/ punch, knee, kick, etc.

Focus mitt/pad- again working with stepping drill.3 minutes each.
1. Jab cross hook, angle, rt. Kick to body, cross.
2. Jab cross hook, 'cross step' side connect to opponent, left hook, rt. Kick to leg.
3. Double kick drill- pad holder moves forward making kicker adjust stepping. 5 kicks at end.
4. Jab-cross: moving forward drill.
5. Move pad holder drill with push kicks and knees.

3 mile run.
3x circuit:
50 squats w/medicine ball.
40 slams w/ medicine ball.
30 V-ups.
20 plyo-push ups.
10 pull ups.
3x3 heavy bag.

Monday, March 14, 2011

kids test 2

1. Which is not a technique in boxing:
a. Jab
b. Hook
c. Cross
d. Submission

2. Judo means:
a. Tough way
b. Gentle way
c. Throwing way
d. Way of okinawa

3. Which is not a common training method for MMA?
a. Tai Chi
b. Muay thai
c. Wrestling
d. Brazilian juijitsu

4. White belts in juijitsu need to focus on?
a. Winning
b. Chokes and arm bars
c. Submissions
d. Survival

5. Which is not a method of politeness and martial etiquette?
a. Respect
b. Disrespect
c. Listening
d. Raising your hand.

6. Which martial art is best for outer range of fighting?
A. Muay thai
B. juijitsu
C. wrestling
D. judo

7. Takedowns can best be described as?
a. Strikes from a distance
b. Ground and pound
c. Taking opponent to ground
d. Knocked out from the ground

8. Gi is often worn in which martial art?
a. Boxing
b. Muay thai
c. Judo
d. Kick boxing

9. Why is meditation good for martial artist?
a. Trains the mind to remain calm in adversity.
b. Trains the mind to concentrate.
c. Trains the mind to be overly active.
d. Trains the mind to know A and B.

10. Someone who does not have much endurance might?
a. Get stronger eating chips and soda
b. Get tired quickly and breathe extra hard
c. Get physically attacked by gerbils.
d. Get tires at wholesale.

11. Push ups are great for?
a. Upper body strength
b. Upper neck strength
c. Ab strength
d. Leg strength

12. Some of the training you can do at home are?
a. Shadowboxing, push ups and situps.
b. Push ups, heavy bag work, and kettlebells.
c. Pull up bar, rolling jujitsu on mats with Blackbelts.
d. Track running, heavy bag, and juijitsu class.

13. What does the UFC stand for?
a. Ultimate fighting controversy
b. Ultimate fighting contest
c. Universal fighting contestants
d. Ultimate fighting championship.

14. What best describes self defense?
a. Protect your dog from bigger dogs.
b. Saving a life with CPR.
c. Protecting yourself and getting to a safe place.
d. Protecting your best friends sister from her boyfriend.

15. When should you have to use fighting?
a. Starting a fight with the biggest bully in school.
b. Defending yourself or a friend to stop a fight.
c. Defending your ego, and honor in arguments.
d. When the teachers asks you to turn in your homework.

16. Which is not a sport in the Olympics?
a. Judo
b. Boxing
c. Ninjitsu
d. Wrestling

17. Which is not a position in Brazilian juijitsu?
a. Guard
b. Le guardia
c. Half guard
d. High guard

18. Which is not a judo take down?
a. Single leg
b. Double leg
c. Jab, Cross, right knee
d. All of the above.

19. Which is a Judo throw?
a. Inner leg sweep
b. Outer leg sweep
c. Push kick
d. A and B

20. Which technique signals your grappling partner to stop?
a. Loud scream
b. Crying
c. Tapping or saying “tap”
d. laughing