Striking Techniques

The Side Teep vs The Side Kick

The Side Teep vs The Side Kick

Saw this over on Mixed Martial Arts .com and thought that I would share this great kicking video with our Lockflow readers.

Having grown up with a Taekwondo background I often used side kicks and side kick variants when I fought. Sometimes with great success and sometime with great failure, do to being out of position when I missed.  

Andre Ward Talks Boxing

You all know with love nothing more than a slick submission here at Lockflow, but we are also huge fans of the sweet science. 

We can learn a ton by listening and watching masters of their craft explain their thinking processes. Who better to listen to than Andre Ward.

Breaking Down The Head Kick With Peter Aerts

Thanks to our friend Big Will for finding this gem of a video breaking down ways of getting all-so-awesome head kick to land

Boxing focus mitt drill. Slip, duck and counter with body punches!

Hey guys, back again with another striking technique video!

Today we've got a basic slip/duck evasion coupled with some offensive strikes.  I'm a big fan of working smarter, not harder.  If you can not only evade your opponents strikes while landing shots of your own.... that's a big win/win!

Out Jab everyone! Even taller opponents!


Jab, Jab-Jab.

Jab. Jab.


A common and frustrating problem to deal with in combat sports is a good jab.  More commonly associated with fighters at a height/reach disadvantage.   In this video I cover a few ways to take that weakness and turn it into a strength with slight hand and head movements when in jab exchanges.  Get a sharp and game partner and drill away.  Another fun way to improve on your jab game is to spar with only the jab.

Questions or comments fire away below!

Thanks and Do work!

Don't kick him! How to win kick exchanges and get the last shot in.

Hey guys!  A friend brought it to my attention that most of my technique videos have been boxing based lately.  To change it up we put together a brief but informative kick drill video you can use to train for kick exchange situations.  Building sharp reflexes and correct habits can be coupled with situational awareness and a bit of thinking ahead to win those exchanges.


Focus mitt reaction drill

Focus mitt reaction drill

Hey guys! Back again with another focus mitt drill from Big Will's and What's Good With Today were going over another focus mitt reaction drill, teaching the athlete how to exchange combinations in the pocket under fire by using head movement and reactive strikes to disrupt the opponents combinations and striking.

Strike Like Chuck Liddell

Pick up some striking tips from the legendary Chuck "Iceman" Liddell in this Youtube video from gaijinpot . 

More Mitts With Big Will

Will McKasson or "Big Will" as we like to call him, shares another insightful mitt routine with Check it out, and then check out

"Hey guys!  It’s been a while, we’ve been busy with the gym remodel and things are finally slowing down.  Which means I’ll be back to posting on more of a regular basis!  Enough of that, onto the good stuff.

Will Has A Nice Catch And Counter Mitt Drill

I have known Will McKasson for quite a few years. Will has always had nice technique and he has recently started training students who also have great technique and form. 

Here is a video from Will showing a catch and counter mitt drill, check it out!

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