Archive for the ‘police’ Category

My Interview by TACTICAL Magazine

Tuesday, February 22nd, 2011

TACTICAL MAGAZINE: How was your interest for tactical training born? Scott Sonnon: "My father was in the US ARMY, and served in the Korean War. When he returned, our family disintegrated. He wasn’t given the tools to transition from combative stress / chronic hypervigilance, back ...

Thank you to the NYPD Academy!

Saturday, February 5th, 2011

Last week, I had the honor of teaching TACFIT Police conditioning and defensive tactics at the NYPD Academy with my teammates, Alberto Gallazzi, Lara Forner, Joe Wilson, Will Chung, Mike Rivera and Matt Wiswesser. It marked a career highlight for me, and I wanted to take a moment to thank ...

TACFIT Police NYPD Academy Seminar

Saturday, January 15th, 2011

  TACFIT Police NYPD Workshop with Scott Sonnon and Alberto Gallazzi SATURDAY, JANUARY 29TH 11:00-2:00PM COST: $50 / Officer LOCATION: NYPD POLICE ACADEMY RESTRICTED TO LAW ENFORCEMENT PERSONNEL ONLY RSVP: Miguel Rivera <tacfit.police@gmail.com> A 3-hour introductory workshop to tactical fitness, and how it relates physically (mechanically), mentally (psychologically) and emotionally (biochemically) to officer survival, health ...

See you in Holland in 2 weeks for TACFIT and Krav Maga?!

Thursday, December 23rd, 2010

Please repost word about our workshop in Geleen, Netherlands JAN8/9. The entire RMAX-EU Coaching Staff (Italy with RMAX European Director Alberto Gallazzi , England with Head Coach Vik Hothi, Germany with Head Coach Raimar Mohrdieck, Norway with Instructors Åsa Holtsmark and Øystein Sondrup, Sweden with ...

The difference between a fight and a fight.

Saturday, December 18th, 2010

People in "self-defense" oriented classes and programs often state that they're not in a "sport" but in it for "reality." However, all physical movements are "sports" - as in athletics, requiring physical training. Whether civilian self-defense, military close-quarters combat, law enforcement subject / crowd control, professional protection / ...

TACFIT’s Origin in Stress Physiology

Tuesday, June 15th, 2010

My father was a warrior who when he returned from the Korean War, was unable to reintegrate into our family due to post-traumatic stress syndrome. I was too young to understand, and only knew that my father was angry, abusive and detached. I had blamed my physical and learning disabilities ...

TACFIT Report from Suquamish Police Department Chief

Wednesday, May 19th, 2010

SUQUAMISH POLICE DEPARTMENT 18490 Suquamish Way, Suite #105 / P.O. Box 1021 Suquamish WA 98392 OFFICE (360) 598-4334 SERVICE, DEDICATION, INTEGRITY Mike Lasnier, Chief of Police Friday, May 14, 2010 Dear Coach Sonnon, I wanted to write to thank you for sharing your Tacfit and Tacfit Commando programs with my agency, and for allowing ...

The Luxury of Pacifism has been Paved by the Duty of Warriors

Tuesday, April 20th, 2010

My father served in the Korean War. When he returned our family deteriorated because he wasn't given the opportunity to re-acclimate, and was held in contempt by others who didn't serve. Our family melted down and as a result I never got to know my father after the divorce and even ...

Scott Sonnon’s Ultimate Conditioning DVD Series

Tuesday, December 8th, 2009

Scott Sonnon's Ultimate Conditioning DVD Series Coming to Crush Weakness in Muscles Near You! From the Desk of Raymond Horwitz, Black Belt Magazine: Scott Sonnon DVD Series Explores World of Ultimate Conditioning "Coming soon from Black Belt Magazine Video are three new martial arts conditioning DVDs from fitness expert Scott Sonnon that will take viewers ...

Israeli Commando TACFIT Challenge: Man Up!

Thursday, November 5th, 2009

Having just returned from Israel, a stream of requests have appeared for the workout everyone keeps hearing about: the Israeli Commando TACFIT Challenge. Before I share the workout with you, honor must be paid to the warriors who use this workout.   Here, Alberto Gallazzi - CST Head Coach, TACFIT Team Leader, ...