Archive for the ‘practice’ Category

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 ...

Happy New Decade: 10,000 Hours in 10 Years

Wednesday, December 30th, 2009

Finishing 10,000 hours of training in my 10 year goal today, I felt that I needed to share my reflections on the journey... Many of you know my story, and have read why I got started in martial arts and tactical fitness. I had amassed a great deal of guidance and ...

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 ...

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 ...

Quit Working Out Now! Here’s How…

Friday, February 27th, 2009

Fitness has become a quandary of "working out" - a bubble-rapped gerbil wheel whose monotony you must endure through distractions like loud "duff-duff" music, neon strobe, and television mounted equipment. From a sports psychology perspective, everything possible is being done to distance you from the internal experience of the movement, ...

Perfect the Kata of TACFIT

Thursday, February 26th, 2009

We're increasing the size of our forces in Afghanistan, thanks to President Obama's initiative to address the actual terrorist threats to our country. And yet, many of these brave men and women receive obsolete and even counter-productive preparatory physical standards. How can we best serve those who move toward harm ...