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Solo stick fighting drills - part one: one hand Jethro Randolph/ 2020 You will need a Escrima stick (google it!), ax handle or any stick appx 28” /71 cm. If you can't get a rattan stick make your own from PVC pipe, old broomstick etc** Drill 1: Stand in a generic “fighting ready position” , hold your stick in front in your dominant hand, same side foot forward. Practice two diagonal hooking slash strikes with the stick. These are : Forehand diagonal slash from 2 o clock down. Then: Backhand diagonal slash from 10 o clock down. You are now striking a “X” in front of you. Repeat and practice. Use intention don't just go through the motions. Drill 2: Do the same with your Non Dominant hand. Drill 3: Alternate constantly between both hands. Drill 4: Practice with one foot forward, then feet neutral (side by side) , then one foot back. Drill 5: Start to move your feet as in sparring while striking X's with the stick, alternating hands and chang