*Classes are not required to be taken in order.
Level I: Intro to hand to hand combat
Introduction to basic hand to hand combat self-defense techniques. We will go over stance and movement, basic strikes and blocks, concepts in each range, the five ranges of combat and we’ll be practicing combat drills. We are also going to talk about the mentality of close H2H combat, including prevention and situational awareness.
Level II: Ground fighting
We will go over combat skills on the ground. We will be discussing things like take downs, positioning, submissions and escapes. Then we will be doing some ground drills and light sparring.
Level III: Stand up fighting
This is focused on hand to hand combat while on your feet. There will be more of a focus on striking. The concept of interception and destruction along with the effectiveness of the clinch. We will be running drills that include facing multiple attackers.
Level IV: Bladed and Impact Weapons
We will go over stick and knife fighting techniques. We will be teaching disarms, drills and we’ll be conducting light sparring. We’ll also be talking about the mentality of using alternative weapons.
Level V: Armed H2H combat
We will be incorporating both ground and standing techniques while focused on drawing or protecting a holstered gun. We will also introduce students to the concept of escalation of force, deciding the appropriate weapon to use.