Archive for the ‘motor development’ Category

From Zdorovye to Zhealth

Wednesday, May 18th, 2011

Hi, Releasing Tactical Gymnastics represents more than just a release of one of my privately systems I teach my teams and agencies. It also represents a new “4.0” milestone in the evolution of my movement coaching. TACGYM didn’t spring out of the ether into existence. It’s the culmination of an ongoing ...

5 Scientific Secrets to High-Octane Living

Tuesday, May 17th, 2011

Thank you for returning, my friend! Well then since you're back, let me share with you what I learned from some of the world’s greatest mentors... who could push a pencil in the lab and then walk outside and push a rock in real life. Because that’s really the point isn’t ...

TOP 20 World’s Best Health Traditions, What do you Get?

Sunday, May 15th, 2011

Hi CST pros and TACFIT athletes, This has been a long time coming. And I want to give you a free taste of what’s to come so that once again you feel comfortable that I’m providing you with high-quality, no-nonsense tactical fitness. But before we get to that, let me tell ...

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 ... MMA Boxing and Sambo

Wednesday, March 10th, 2010

The hosting the US Martial Arts Team tryouts for the 2010 World Martial Arts Games. Myself, Brandon Jones and Dennis Haggard teaching Sambo and Boxing., Scott Sonnon Friend me on Facebook, Follow me on Twitter a2a_linkname=" MMA Boxing and Sambo";a2a_linkurl="";

Movement is not Mobility

Monday, February 15th, 2010

Recently asked,"how come the joint mobility program of TACFIT Commando advises tensing and fatiguing muscles? it seems a little counter intuitive. one would think it should relax and loosen them no?" It only appears counter-logical at first glance, because joint mobility is taught (by those who don't understand it) as joint ...

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 ...

Fitness that Matters: Body-Flow

Sunday, October 4th, 2009

Does your fitness matter? Asking this question, many people defer to primal movements, to sylvan retreats in the woods and camo-covered camps. Many need to rediscover running barefoot, climbing trees, jumping across rocks, swimming through rapids, and crawling across the earth. But that's only a rudimentary step, if not merely nostalgic; ...

Plandomize: 80% Benefits from Last 20% Skill

Monday, September 28th, 2009

Some may have misunderstood the sample workouts I've posted on my blog. This was never meant to become a WOD: Workout of the Day. With WODs, you may receive initial fitness benefits from new exercise due to the novelty to the nervous system experiences. This is the "muscle confusion" that ...

Gained 33lbs of Athletic Muscle and 40 Years of Life!

Tuesday, September 22nd, 2009

The 2 images on the left were from early November 2008, just about to depart for Italy. The 2 on the right were from last week. So, ten months. Not a ten weeks steroid induced swell, BUT I have better range of motion, mobility, functional power, flexibility, mental stamina and ...