Forward break fall: When break falling use the flat of your arm do not break fall with your elbow first or wrist first as you will break them.Keep your chin up looking forward. If you don’t do this you will whiplash into the ground. Fall forward, break your fall with your forearms at shoulder width apart, lock your spine and neck looking up and forward. Lock your core and keep your hips up. Push up on your toes as you fall.
Start from on your knees falling forward. Once comfortable go from standing.
Backward Break fall: Step backward and bend the back leg as though you were sitting down. Sit down, roll onto your back keeping your chin tucked in so you are looking at your belt or stomach and double side break fall with arms at 45 degrees angles.
Start from squat position, then from standing.
Side Break fall: Stepping through, swing the leg forward that you are to side break fall on, bend the other leg as though you are sitting and land on your side, break fall with your arm on the side you swung your leg.Keep your chin tucked in so you are looking at your belt or stomach.
Start from squat position, then progress to standing, then moving.