Seiunchin Padwork Drill:
A grappling based striking drill taken from 'Four Shades Of Black' by Gavin Mulholland. Great for developing power generation in difficult positions where body rotation is limited:
Four Shades Of Black
Starting from standing; left jab - right cross to the pads followed by a double leg takedown.
Landing in partners guard, fire off 10 rapid punches to the pads.
Use Yama Uke to break the guard, and pass to side control (yoko shihai). Fire off 10 rapid punches to the pads.
Pass to full mount (kami shihai), fire off 10 rapid punches to the pads.
Have partner sweep you/roll you over so he is in your guard. Fire off 10 rapid punches to his pads.
Partner passes guard to side control. Fire off 10 rapid punches to his pads.
Partner passes to full mount on you. Fire off 10 rapid punches to his pads.
Variations: Set up initial takedown off of different combinations, slips, ducks, weaves or counters. Use hands to set up different takedowns or throws, e.g. right-left punch combination followed by a right inner-thigh kick, stepping into a hip throw (o-goshi).