Two of the most important skills we develop with the stepping exercises are the open step and the level change. Let’s look at their fundamental parts and then add something to mix things up a bit.

The Open Step: Stance, Posture, and Motion

Level Change

Sprawling: The Ultimate Level Change

Dynamic Drills

We’ll be using all the details from the solo stepping exercise in both the Clinch and Wall and Down and Up dynamic drills. As with all the solo exercises, we can work on them at home to help build our skills for class.