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Secret #1: “Do Not Think Dishonestly” by Scott Sonnon

Wednesday, June 1st, 2011

Secret #1: “Do Not Think Dishonestly” by Scott Sonnon Avoid Dishonesty. Speak your truth and make the right, hard choice. Historically this was one of, if not the, most challenging of the principles for me, because as a child my voice was squashed out through humiliation, abuse ...

To the Athletes of the US Martial Arts Team…

Tuesday, May 25th, 2010

We arrive during an era of desperation and turmoil: a gun-shy economy teetering on the edge of neuroses, a nation boldly facing both domestic and foreign terror, a society wallowing in massive unemployment, and an environment turgid with natural disasters. Worse still, traveling around the world for the past decades I've ...

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 ...

Never Sufficient - Always Necessary

Tuesday, April 6th, 2010

I posted this poll on my fanpage on Monday: if faced with a crisis where the life of a someone you loath depended upon rapid action, and you may face almost-certain harm, would you take the action: YES / NO? 95% would be a Good Samaritan. Though I believe ...

Do YOU Have What it Takes? Maybe!

Wednesday, March 3rd, 2010

In 1993, I competed in my first World Games. It was quite intimidating to be among so many elite athletes, especially considering it was the Universiade: the Olympics for University athletes. I had trained like a madman, between 4-6 hours a day, had to drop 22lbs to meet my weight ...

Why Shouldn’t You Be More Successful?

Sunday, February 14th, 2010

“Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us. We ask ourselves, Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, fabulous? Actually, who are you not to be?You are ...

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 ...

Why I Got Started in Martial Arts

Monday, December 28th, 2009

Doctors claimed my joint pain related to osteochondrosis, which basically means as I grew my connective tissue didn't adhere to my growth plates like normal children and causing conventional sports and athletics to shred me, requiring my mother to rub my joints with liniment nightly as I screamed through tears ...

TACFIT Kickboxer 1C Workout Video

Friday, December 11th, 2009

TACFIT Kickboxer 1C Workout Video Special thanks to CST Head Coach Mike Locke! http://www.TACFIT.tv For Time, Compete 6 Rounds Non-Stop: 30 seconds Double Clubbell Swings (70lbs) 5/5 Bulgarian Split Squat (185lbs) 6X Hurdle Triple Jump (24") 5/5 Clubbell Cradle ...

Pain-Free Mobility FREE NOW!

Saturday, November 14th, 2009

But I bet that most of you won't do this program every day for 28 days. With only 8-14 minutes of a time investment, most of you won't do this program regardless if you're "older and wiser" or "younger and energetic." Why? Because whether you're older or younger, you'll think ...