Holding pads

  • Be engaged.
  • Give Feedback
  • Mimic fight conditions
  • Adjust to your partner’s needs/abilities
  • Be encouraging
  • Push enough just beyond fighter’s abilities
  • Move around
  • Meet strike with proper resistance
  • Don’t use your round to “rest” when holding for a partner. See top of list
  • Be in control. You’re the coach of the round.

Equipment used

  • Kick Pads
  • Mitts
  • Belly Pad
  • Kick Shield
  • Thigh Pads
  • Headgear?