Martial Art Tutorials

Welcome To SESMA Beginners Martial Arts Tutorials

Welcome to SESMA’s online martial arts videos where you can learn some of the basic moves of martial arts inc stretching, fitness, kicks, punches and some self-defence.
The video tutorials are available give you an insight to some of the great moves that are involved in Martial Arts.
Why not ask your parents or siblings to join in with you and you can practice together.

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Remember though that martial arts are a form of self-defence and not to be used in the wrong way like picking on siblings or being a bully.

If you enjoy the tutorials and would like to learn more, then email SESMA ( or phone 01603 528689 for more details.

Have FUN!!
Master Wayne

Scroll down for sessions in tutorials in different ages and style

4-6 year olds Little Dragons Karate & Kickboxing

Little Dragons Control

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Sensei Tom takes your Little Dragon through a Control class using basic karate techniques.


😀  How to have good technique 

 😀  How to hold a striking pad for your Little Dragon

 😀  Distance & Control

Setting up for your class

A focus pad or a soft item for them to strike i.e. a cushion.
A clear area where they can practice their techniques 

Little Dragons Coordination 2

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This little tutorial use the the techniques they know to land in front and build up combinations.

we will teach you:

😀  Kicks landing in front

 😀  Building combinations

 😀  Helps Balance & Distance

Setting up for your class

All that is needed is their Little Dragon belt to make a couple of lines on the floor.

Little Dragons Coordination

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Incorporating blocks and strikes with body movement to improve coordination and focus


😀  Building of sequences

 😀  Blocks & Counters

 😀  Body Movement

Setting up for your class

An item to that can be used for the student to jump over or duck under.
A piece of pipe foam pipe lagging is ideal.

Little Dragons Focus

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Improving focus and speed with the use of clothes pegs.


 😀 Distance

 😀  Speed

 😀  Blocks & Avoidance

Setting up for your class

You will need some space to move about and some cloths pegs. preferably coloured ones.

7 years to Adult karate & Kickboxing

Warm up & Stretch

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Before you start any Karate class, make sure that your muscles are warm and that you have stretched.

Wrist Grabs

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How to release from 3 wrist grabs and how to use either the1-2-FLEE or the 3D’s of self-defence

Front Kick

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The first kick that we teach at SESMA either in Karate or Kickboxing is the Front Kick. This video teaches the Front Kick & the Step-Up variation too.

back Kick

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This tutorial is all about Back Kick and its stepping variation.
Mainly used as a defensive kick.

round Kick

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The guys demo Round Kick. This kick is a little more challenging than the Front & Back Kicks. 
Takes a little more balance. 

blocks, slips & rolls

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As well as being able to kick & Punch, we do need to be able to block too.
This video teaches some basic blocks and counters.

jab & Snap punch

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Jab & Snap are the 1st hand techniques we teach. All of the front hand and simple to learn. Remember to keep your thumb out of your hand when making a fist.

cross & reverse punch

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Now to punch off the back hand with the Cross & Reverse Punch. 
Learn to twist the body to make the punches longer.

Step-jab & Lunge punch

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This tutorial teaches you to move forward to use the Lunge Punch & Jab. Again Remember to keep your thumb out of your hand when making a fist.

Some Fun Activity Sheets

Our quick activity sheets are fun and educational, teaching children important values like Kindness and Respect.

Just click on an activity sheet below to download the activity sheet, then print and enjoy.