Archive for the ‘Sambo’ Category

The Most Important Loss of my Career: 1993 World Games Gold Medal Match

Monday, February 21st, 2011

This was my first world championships, the 1993 World Games gold medal match vs their team captain, USSR Judo Champion, Georgian Greco-Roman Champion, Master of Sport in Sambo, Zurab Bekochvili. I had two years of Sambo training at this point, not yet a black belt. So to face such a ...

Kettlebells for Gold Medal Performance (VIDEO INSIDE)

Sunday, October 3rd, 2010

Having returned from the 2010 World Martial Arts Games with gold medals in Submission Grappling, Sport Jiujitsu and Grapple Strike Mixed Martial Arts, someone said to me that I'm an "evil marketing genius." The World Games wasn’t marketing. I could have lost. Or I could have won but ...

NEARLY HERE: My Kettlebell Special Operations Secrets Declassified

Tuesday, September 28th, 2010

Hey gang, Having just returned from the 2010 World Martial Arts Games proudly wearing 4 gold medals for the US Team (in submission grappling, sport jiujitsu and mixed martial arts), I'm able to finally share some of the methods that I used to get into world-class fighting ...

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 Fighter Core IV Circuit with Scott Sonnon

Wednesday, May 26th, 2010

Special thanks to CST Head Coach Mike Locke TACFIT Fighter Core IV Circuit Video http://www.TACFIT.tv Complete 3 rounds; 20sec/side/exercise; 60sec recovery between rounds: SUITCASE DEADLIFT (LEFT/RIGHT) BARBELL REVERSE LUNGE TWIST (LEFT/RIGHT) CLUBBELL OVERHEAD ROLL (LEFT/RIGHT) KETTLEBELL PULL SWING (LEFT/RIGHT) BARBELL SIDE ...

Ultimate MMA Conditioning [Videos Inside]

Thursday, April 1st, 2010

In addition to serving as the U.S. National Sambo Team coach and a top-level referee, I've had the honor of competing in multi-sport national and international championships for the US Team. As the first American to study behind the Iron Curtain with the USSR’s national and Olympic ...

690Gym.com MMA Boxing and Sambo

Wednesday, March 10th, 2010

The 690Gym.com hosting the US Martial Arts Team tryouts for the 2010 World Martial Arts Games. Myself, Brandon Jones and Dennis Haggard teaching Sambo and Boxing. www.flowcoach.tv, Scott Sonnon Friend me on Facebook, Follow me on Twitter a2a_linkname="690Gym.com MMA Boxing and Sambo";a2a_linkurl="http://www.rmaxinternational.com/flowcoach/?p=694";

Inside the Mind of a Fighter; How Will You Be Remembered?

Sunday, January 17th, 2010

What's inside the mind of a fighter? I've trained many but the true inner life remains locked private.Within my heart I wonder: what if this were my final competition? How would I be remembered? Would I fight with honor; with valor; with integrity and dignity? Would I be worthy of ...

TACFIT Groundfighter 1D Workout Video

Monday, January 4th, 2010

TACFIT Groundfighter 1D Workout Video http://www.TACFIT.tv For Time, 6 Rounds (30sec recovery between sets): 20sec (right) Kneeling Kettlebell "Sambo" Swing (32kgs regulation kettlebell) 20sec (right) Medball Kneeling Lunge (14lbs Dynamax medicine ball) 20sec (right) Medball Dragon Squat (14lbs ...

Fitness vs. Tactical Conditioning?

Saturday, January 2nd, 2010

One of our CST nation asked a great question which deserves repeating. "Hi. I've been watching with interest Coach Sonnon's TACFIT Groundfighter workout videos recently. Clearly they are an excellent resource, whether for follow-on by the gifted or adapted for mere mortals such as myself. However, I was wondering whether it ...