LESSON PLANs

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Krav Maga: BEGINNER

Krav Maga: INTERMEDIATE

Krav Maga: ADVANCED

Krav Maga: MASTER

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Gen-Z Kids: Level 1

Gen-Z Kids: Level 2

LESSON PLAN Details

Lesson Plan #1

EACH LESSON BEGINS WITH REVIEW ON COMBATIVES THAT ARE NEEDED IN THE SELF DEFENSE TECHNIQUE
  • Stances/Movement
  • Straight Punches
  • Eye Strikes
  • Front Kick to Groin

Lesson Plan #2

EACH LESSON BEGINS WITH REVIEW ON COMBATIVES THAT ARE NEEDED IN THE SELF DEFENSE TECHNIQUE
  • Palm Strikes
  • Knees/Round knees
  • Elbows 5, 6, & 7

Lesson Plan #3

EACH LESSON BEGINS WITH REVIEW ON COMBATIVES THAT ARE NEEDED IN THE SELF DEFENSE TECHNIQUE
  • Hammer fists – Forward, Down, Side & Back
  • Elbows 1, 2, 3, & 4

Lesson Plan #4

EACH LESSON BEGINS WITH REVIEW ON COMBATIVES THAT ARE NEEDED IN THE SELF DEFENSE TECHNIQUE

Choke from the Front

  • 2 Handed
  • 1 Handed

Choke from the side

Lesson Plan #5

EACH LESSON BEGINS WITH REVIEW ON COMBATIVES THAT ARE NEEDED IN THE SELF DEFENSE TECHNIQUE
  • Ground Position and Movement
  • Getting up from the ground
  • Transition Kick
  • Ground Position Front Kick to Groin

Lesson Plan #6

EACH LESSON BEGINS WITH REVIEW ON COMBATIVES THAT ARE NEEDED IN THE SELF DEFENSE TECHNIQUE
  • Ground Position Round Kick
  • Ground Side Position
  • Ground Side Position & Movement
  • Ground Position Side Kick/Axe Kick

Lesson Plan #7

EACH LESSON BEGINS WITH REVIEW ON COMBATIVES THAT ARE NEEDED IN THE SELF DEFENSE TECHNIQUE
  • Choke from the front with a push
  • Choke from behind with a push
  • Defense vs choke from behind

Lesson Plan #8

EACH LESSON BEGINS WITH REVIEW ON COMBATIVES THAT ARE NEEDED IN THE SELF DEFENSE TECHNIQUE
  • Chops
  • Straight Punch with Advance
  • Straight Punch with Retreat
  • Low Straight Punch
  • Defense vs Low Straight Punch

Lesson Plan #9

EACH LESSON BEGINS WITH REVIEW ON COMBATIVES THAT ARE NEEDED IN THE SELF DEFENSE TECHNIQUE
  • Punches
  • Inside Defenses
  • 360’s

Lesson Plan #10

EACH LESSON BEGINS WITH REVIEW ON COMBATIVES THAT ARE NEEDED IN THE SELF DEFENSE TECHNIQUE
  • Defense vs Headlock from Behind Bar Arm and Carotid

Lesson Plan #11

EACH LESSON BEGINS WITH REVIEW ON COMBATIVES THAT ARE NEEDED IN THE SELF DEFENSE TECHNIQUE
  • All Wrist Releases
  • Defense vs Arm Pulls Front, Side, and Behind
  • Defense vs Headlock from the side

Lesson Plan #12

EACH LESSON BEGINS WITH REVIEW ON COMBATIVES THAT ARE NEEDED IN THE SELF DEFENSE TECHNIQUE
  • Front Kicks to Vertical Target
  • Round Kick

Lesson Plan #1

  • Bobbing & Weaving
  • Hook Punch 
  • Basic Sprawl
  • Controlling Bent over Attacker

Lesson Plan #2

  • Uppercut
  • Overhand Punch
  • Defense vs knee grab
  • Snap Downs

Lesson Plan #3

  • Inside defense w/ counter vs left punch
  • Inside defense w/ counter vs left punch using left hand
  • Inside defense w/ counter vs right punch (2 counters)
  • Inside defense w/ counter vs right punch (1 counter)
  • Wrist release vs 2 attackers
  • Wrist release vs 3 attackers 

Lesson Plan #4

  • Defensive front kick
  • Side kick 

       -With and without advance

  • Back kick 

        -With and without advance

Lesson Plan #5

  • Front kick to the groin with advance (fighting stance)
  • Front kick to the groin with advance (neutral stance)
  • Front kick with front leg

Lesson Plan #6

  • Mount (bottom position)
  • Defense vs Punches with mounted (bucking hips)
  • Buck, trap and roll vs Full mount 

       -Choke and Headlock

  • Defense vs Choke from behind while mounted

Lesson Plan #7

  • Mount top position

         -Maintaining the mount

         -Strikes

          -Elbow escape

  • Guard top position 

         -Escaping the ground


Lesson Plan #8

  • Defense vs Hook punch extended
  • Defense vs Hook punch covering
  • Defense vs uppercut
  • Defense vs overhand right

         -Extending and covering

Lesson Plan #9

  • Side kick with hammer fist combination
  • back kick with hammer fist combination
  • Round kick with front leg

Lesson Plan #10

  • Defense vs Choke against the walls (front / back)
  • Defense vs Choke from behind with a pull
  • Reverse Headlock


Lesson Plan #11

  • Guard bottom position 

        -Kick off from the guard (with / without space)

  • Armbar from Guard
  • Stacking from the Guard

Lesson Plan #12

  • Defense vs Full Nelson (Leverage on Finger)
  • Bearhug from Behind (Lifting)
  • Bearhug from Front (Lifting)

Lesson Plan #13

  • Ridge Hand/Mouth of Hand Punches
  • Outside Defenses

        -#1 - Palm Toward Face

        -#2 - Palm Away

        -#3 - Roll Up

        -#4 - Stabbing

Lesson Plan #14

  • Defense vs Bearhug from behind (arms free)
  • Defense vs Bearhug from behind arms caught (with / without space)
  • Defense vs Bearhug from the front arms free (Leverage on the neck)
  • Defense vs Bearhug from the front arms caught (with / without space)

Lesson Plan #15

  • Reflexive defense vs Front kick
  • Outside stabbing defense vs front kick 
  • Plucking defense vs low to medium front kick

Lesson Plan #16

  • Rolls

        -Forward Roll (regular)

        -Back Roll

        -Forward Roll/ Back Roll to Fall Break

        -Forward Roll/ Back Roll to Stand Up

  • Head-Butt Forward
  • Head-Butt Side (bearhug context)
  • Head-Butt Backward (bearhug context)
  • Knee Tap- Single Leg - Forward/ Backward
  • Knee Tap- Single Leg (low single hyper-extension at ankle)

Lesson Plan #17

  • Choke from Side on Ground - Kick to Face
  • Choke from Side on Ground - Takedown to Arm-Bar
  • Headlock from Side on Ground (basic position)
  • Headlock from Side on Ground (weight Forward)
  • Headlock from Side on Ground (weight Back)

Lesson Plan #18

  • Fall breaks (side / back)
  • High Fall Breaks (back and side)
  • Forward Fall Break (soft/ hard)
  • Hair Grab- Front (in place)
  • Hair Grab- Front/ Side (impending knee)
  • Hair Grab- Behind

Lesson Plan #19

  • Double Leg
  • Single Leg - Head Inside/ Outside
  • Strikes on ground

Lesson Plan #20

  • Uppercut back kick
  • Heel Kick 
  • Outside Slap Kick 
  • Inside Slap Kick

Lesson Plan #21


  • Defense vs Foot grab

        -Stripping with axe kick

        -Spinning out with round kick

        -Spinning out with heel kick

  • Inside defense vs medium to high front kick
  • Defense vs low round kick (stopping with shin)
  • Defense vs front kick (stop kick)
  • Defense vs front kick (redirecting with shin)

Lesson Plan #22

  • Arm Lock on ground
  • Side Control on ground (Bottom Position)

        -Basic Position

        -Elbow Escape

        -Reversal

Lesson Plan #23

  • Defense vs low round kick (absorbing with thigh)
  • Defense vs. High Round Kick (Reflexive)
  • Defense vs. High Round Kick (2 point)
  • Defense vs. High Round Kick (3 point)

Lesson Plan #24

  • 2-Hand Head Control (thai clinch)
  • Sprawl

        -Basic to advanced

  • Pummeling (over-hook/ under-hook)
  • Arm Drag

Lesson Plan #25

  • 360’s with counters

Lesson Plan #1

Warm up: level 1, 2 & 3 punching & kicking combinations
  •  Left Jab - Overhand right combination
  •  Swing out hammer fist - Element of surprise with finish combos
  •  Axe kick
  •  Spinning slap kick

Lesson Plan #2

Warm up: level 1, 2 & 3 punching & kicking combinations
  • Heel kick
  •  Spinning heel kick
  •  Front kick/round kick with switch
  •  Two front kicks with switch
  •  Outside slap kick and front with switch
  •  Two straight knees with switch
  •  Two back kicks with switch

Lesson Plan #3

Warm up: level 1, 2 & 3 punching & kicking combinations
  • Sweep with forward kick
  •  Sweep with heel kick
  •  Round Kick taking out one or both legs

Lesson Plan #4

Warm up: level 1, 2 & 3 punching & kicking combinations
  • General defense vs. medium to high attacks
  •  Sliding defense vs. high round kick
  •  Sliding defense vs. spinning heel kick

Lesson Plan #5

Warm up: level 1, 2 & 3 punching & kicking combinations
  •  Kick defense vs. Spinning heel kick
  •  Defense vs. high side kick
  •  Defense vs. low/medium side kick (pluck)
  •  Defense vs. side kick (sideways to kicker)

Lesson Plan #6

Warm up: level 1, 2 & 3 punching & kicking combinations
  •  Stick defense vs. overhead swing
  •  Stick defense vs. overhead swing off-angel
  •  Baseball bat swing - 1 hand / 2 hand

Lesson Plan #7

Warm up: level 1, 2 & 3 punching & kicking combinations
  • Throws/Holds
  •  One-arm shoulder throw
  •  Hip roll
  •  Face to face flip or "Sacrifice" throw
  •  Headlock from behind throw

Lesson Plan #8

Warm up: level 1, 2 & 3 punching & kicking combinations
  •  Cavaliers (Control/joint manipulation)
  • #1 Two hand controlling with option of takedown wit step back
  •  #2 Two hands controlling with option of takedown with step forward
  •  #3 Using thumbs
  •  #4 Using elbow

Lesson Plan #9

Warm up: level 1, 2 & 3 punching & kicking combinations
  • Defense vs. back kick
  • Defense vs. over hand stab/ upper stab/ straight stab

Lesson Plan #10

Warm up: level 1, 2 & 3 punching & kicking combinations
  • Gun from the front
  •  Gun to the side of the head

Lesson Plan #11

Warm up: level 1, 2 & 3 punching & kicking combinations
  • Gun from the side, in front of the arm
  •  Gun from the front - pushing into the stomach

Lesson Plan #12

Warm up: level 1, 2 & 3 punching & kicking combinations
  • Gun from behind, touching (live and dead side)
  •  Gun from side, behind the arm

Lesson Plan #13

Warm up: level 1, 2 & 3 punching & kicking combinations
  • Defense vs. headlock from side: being spun inward/neck break
  •  Defense vs. full nelson: leverage on finger/forward throw/sweep

Lesson Plan #14

Warm up: level 1, 2 & 3 punching & kicking combinations
  •  Guard/arm triangle (attack) from ground
  •  Triangle choke (legs) (attack) from ground
  •  Attacker Straddling, Pinning Wrists - Slide arms/Wrist Lock

Lesson Plan #15

Warm up: level 1, 2 & 3 punching & kicking combinations
  •  Guillotine from the guard (attack) from ground
  •  Guillotine from the guard (defense) from ground

Lesson Plan #16

Warm up: level 1, 2 & 3 punching & kicking combinations
  • Defense against rifle from the front - live side
  • Defense against rifle from the front - dead side

Lesson Plan #17

Warm up: level 1, 2 & 3 punching & kicking combinations
  • Defense against rifle from the side - behind the arm(touching)
  •  Defense against rifle from the side - In front of arm (touching)
  •  Defense vs. bayonet stab - live side/dead side

Lesson Plan #18

Warm up: level 1, 2 & 3 punching & kicking combinations
  • Sit out variation #1 - taking opponent's back from ground
  • Sit out variation #2 - to side control from ground
  • Sit out variation #3 - to pull guard from ground

Lesson Plan #19

Warm up: level 1, 2 & 3 punching & kicking combinations
  •  Double leg - blast
  •  Figure 4 Lock - (aka Key Lock)

Lesson Plan #20

Warm up: level 1, 2 & 3 punching & kicking combinations
  •  Machine gun takedown

Lesson Plan #21

Warm up: level 1, 2 & 3 punching & kicking combinations
  • Headlock from behind on ground (attack)
  • Headlock from behind on ground (defense)

Lesson Plan #22

Warm up: level 1, 2 & 3 punching & kicking combinations
  •  Kick defense vs. knife attack from a distance
  •  Knife threats: front off the body/front touching to either side of neck/in front of arm

Lesson Plan #23

Warm up: level 1, 2 & 3 punching & kicking combinations
  • Knife attacks - 360 defenses (not tested)
  • Knife defense vs. slash/backhand slash
  • Knife Defense vs. straight stab (Bail out)

Lesson Plan #24

Warm up: level 1, 2 & 3 punching & kicking combinations
  • Hand gun threat from behind at a distance
  • Hand gun threat cupping (2 hands)

Lesson Plan #1

Warm up: level 1, 2 & 3 punching & kicking combinations
  • Swing out hammer fist – Element of surprise with finish combos
  • Axe kick
  • Spinning slap kick

Lesson Plan #2

Warm up: level 1, 2 & 3 punching & kicking combinations
  • Heel kick
  • Spinning heel kick

Lesson Plan #3

Warm up: level 1, 2 & 3 punching & kicking combinations
  • Sweep with forward kick
  • Sweep with heel kick

Lesson Plan #4

Warm up: level 1, 2 & 3 punching & kicking combinations
  • General defense
  • Sliding defense vs. High round kick
  • Sliding defense vs. Spinning heel kick

Lesson Plan #5

Warm up: level 1, 2 & 3 punching & kicking combinations
  • Kick defense vs. Spinning heel kick
  • Defense vs. High side kick
  • Defense vs. Low/medium side kick (pluck)
  • Defense vs. Side kick (sideways to kicker)

Lesson Plan #6

Warm up: level 1, 2 & 3 punching & kicking combinations
  • Overhead swing
  • Overhead swing off-angle

Lesson Plan #7

Warm up: level 1, 2 & 3 punching & kicking combinations
  • Baseball bat swing – 1 hand / 2 hands

Lesson Plan #8

Warm up: level 1, 2 & 3 punching & kicking combinations

Cavaliers (Control/Joint manipulation)

  • #1 Two hand controlling with option of takedown with step back
  • #2 Two hands controlling with option of takedown with step forward o
  • #3 Using thumbs
  • #4 Using elbow

Lesson Plan #9

Warm up: level 1, 2 & 3 punching & kicking combinations
  • Kick defense vs. Knife attack from a distance
  • Knife attacks – 360 ° defenses (not tested)

Lesson Plan #10

Warm up: level 1, 2 & 3 punching & kicking combinations
  • Gun from the front
  • Gun to the side of the head

Lesson Plan #11

Warm up: level 1, 2 & 3 punching & kicking combinations
  • Gun from the side, in front of the arm
  • Gun from the front – pushing into the stomach

Lesson Plan #12

Warm up: level 1, 2 & 3 punching & kicking combinations
  • Gun from behind, touching (live and dead side)

Lesson Plan #13

Warm up: level 1, 2 & 3 punching & kicking combinations

Gun from the side, behind the arm

Lesson Plan #14

Warm up: level 1, 2 & 3 punching & kicking combinations
  • Guard/arm triangle (attack) from ground
  • Triangle choke (legs) (attack) from ground

Lesson Plan #15

Warm up: level 1, 2 & 3 punching & kicking combinations
  • Guillotine from the guard (attack) from ground
  • Guillotine from the guard (defense) from ground

Lesson Plan #16

Warm up: level 1, 2 & 3 punching & kicking combinations
  • Headlock from behind on ground (attack)
  • Headlock from behind on ground (defense)

Lesson Plan #17

Warm up: level 1, 2 & 3 punching & kicking combinations
  • Sit out variation #1 – Taking opponent’s back from ground
  • Sit out variation #2 – To side control from ground
  • Sit out variation #3 – To pull guard from ground

Lesson Plan #18

Warm up: level 1, 2 & 3 punching & kicking combinations
  • Double leg – Blast

Lesson Plan #1

EACH LESSON BEGINS WITH REVIEW ON COMBATIVES THAT ARE NEEDED IN THE SELF DEFENSE TECHNIQUE
  • Stances/Movement
  • Straight Punches
  • Eye Strikes
  • Front Kick to Groin

Lesson Plan #2

EACH LESSON BEGINS WITH REVIEW ON COMBATIVES THAT ARE NEEDED IN THE SELF DEFENSE TECHNIQUE
  • Palm Strikes
  • Knees/Round knees
  • Elbows 5, 6, & 7

Lesson Plan #3

EACH LESSON BEGINS WITH REVIEW ON COMBATIVES THAT ARE NEEDED IN THE SELF DEFENSE TECHNIQUE
  • Hammer fists – Forward, Down, Side & Back
  • Elbows 1, 2, 3, & 4

Lesson Plan #4

EACH LESSON BEGINS WITH REVIEW ON COMBATIVES THAT ARE NEEDED IN THE SELF DEFENSE TECHNIQUE

Choke from the Front

  • 2 Handed
  • 1 Handed

Choke from the side

Lesson Plan #5

EACH LESSON BEGINS WITH REVIEW ON COMBATIVES THAT ARE NEEDED IN THE SELF DEFENSE TECHNIQUE
  • Ground Position and Movement
  • Getting up from the ground
  • Transition Kick
  • Ground Position Front Kick to Groin

Lesson Plan #6

EACH LESSON BEGINS WITH REVIEW ON COMBATIVES THAT ARE NEEDED IN THE SELF DEFENSE TECHNIQUE
  • Ground Position Round Kick
  • Ground Side Position
  • Ground Side Position & Movement
  • Ground Position Side Kick/Axe Kick

Lesson Plan #7

EACH LESSON BEGINS WITH REVIEW ON COMBATIVES THAT ARE NEEDED IN THE SELF DEFENSE TECHNIQUE
  • Choke from the front with a push
  • Choke from behind with a push
  • Defense vs choke from behind

Lesson Plan #8

EACH LESSON BEGINS WITH REVIEW ON COMBATIVES THAT ARE NEEDED IN THE SELF DEFENSE TECHNIQUE
  • Chops
  • Straight Punch with Advance
  • Straight Punch with Retreat
  • Low Straight Punch
  • Defense vs Low Straight Punch

Lesson Plan #9

EACH LESSON BEGINS WITH REVIEW ON COMBATIVES THAT ARE NEEDED IN THE SELF DEFENSE TECHNIQUE
  • Punches
  • Inside Defenses
  • 360’s

Lesson Plan #10

EACH LESSON BEGINS WITH REVIEW ON COMBATIVES THAT ARE NEEDED IN THE SELF DEFENSE TECHNIQUE
  • Defense vs Headlock from Behind Bar Arm and Carotid

Lesson Plan #11

EACH LESSON BEGINS WITH REVIEW ON COMBATIVES THAT ARE NEEDED IN THE SELF DEFENSE TECHNIQUE
  • All Wrist Releases
  • Defense vs Arm Pulls Front, Side, and Behind
  • Defense vs Headlock from the side

Lesson Plan #12

EACH LESSON BEGINS WITH REVIEW ON COMBATIVES THAT ARE NEEDED IN THE SELF DEFENSE TECHNIQUE
  • Front Kicks to Vertical Target
  • Round Kick

Lesson Plan #1

  • Hook Punch 
  • Uppercut
  • Combinations
  • Left straight / Right straight / Left hook
  • Left straight / Right straight / Left hook / Right uppercut
  • Left straight / Right straight / Bob / Right straight
  • Left straight / Right elbow #1
  • Left straight / Right straight / Left hook / Right elbow #1
  • Right uppercut / Left hook / Right cross
  • Bobbing & Weaving

Lesson Plan #2

  • Controlling bent over attacker
  • Basic sprawl
  • Defense vs Knee grab

Lesson Plan #3

  • Defensive front kick
  • Side kick 
  • With and without advance

Lesson Plan #4

  • Back kick 
  • With and without advance 
  • Side kick or back kick with hammer fist combination

Lesson Plan #5

  • Front kick to the groin with advance 

(fighting stance)

  • Front kick to the groin with advance 

(neutral stance)

  • Round kick with front leg
  • Front kick with front leg

Lesson Plan #6

  • Inside defense w/ counter vs left punch
  • Inside defense w/ counter vs left punch using left hand
  • Inside defense w/ counter vs right punch (2 counters)
  • Inside defense w/ counter vs right punch (1 counter)

Lesson Plan #7

  • Hook Punch
  • Defense vs Hook punch extended
  • Defense vs Hook punch covering
  • Defense vs uppercut
  • Defense vs overhand right

Lesson Plan #8

  • 360’s with counters
  • Single / Multiple attacker drills 360’s 

 

Lesson Plan #9

  • Defensive Front kick
  • Side kick (with & without advance)
  • Back kick (with & without advance)

Lesson Plan #10

  • Reflexive defense vs Front kick
  • Outside stabbing defense vs front kick 
  • Plucking defense vs low to medium front kick
  • Inside defense vs medium to high front kick

Lesson Plan #11

  • Defense vs low round kick (stopping with shin)
  • Defense vs low round kick (absorbing with thigh)
  • Defense vs front kick (stop kick)
  • Defense vs front kick (redirecting with shin)

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