It’s hard to find a more qualified kickboxing coach than Duke Roufus. Not only is the Roufusport founder an accomplished striker himself but he has taught some of the stop stand-up artists in MMA today such as Alan Belcher and Anthony Pettis.

However, success on the kickboxing front is the result of more than simply sparring. In this clip Roufus demonstrates the proper way to hit/hold pads, offering up some techniques along the way as well.