Archive for the ‘security’ Category

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 ...

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 ...

About the TACFIT Chevron

Saturday, April 3rd, 2010

The TACFIT symbol is made up of a Florian cross bearing two crossed Clubbells set on bat wings. The Florian Cross represents Saint Florian, patron saint of firefighters. Firefighters have been heavily involved in the design and ongoing evolution of TACFIT, and we honor their willingness to run toward danger to rescue ...

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, ...

Balance the Warrior and the Yogi

Wednesday, June 10th, 2009

Perhaps you're more enlightened than me. But in the event that this article can help you as it has me, I'd like to share a lesson I learned from my teacher, Sri Mata Amritanandamayi Devi (or "Amma") who gave me the honor of my Sanskrit name (accepting me as a ...

Win the Battle - Lose the War Fitness: STOP!

Tuesday, April 28th, 2009

Practice something daily better than the day before, and mastery becomes inevitable. Nothing can resist this self-evident law of conditioning. Not even imperfect practice can withstand that maxim, fortunately for me. Swimming upstream from the shallow end of the gene pool, I am no accident. I'm not gifted, advantaged or ...

Cross-training or TACFIT (Tactical Fitness)?

Saturday, April 25th, 2009

There are approaches on the market which have done a great job at popularizing high-intensity interval training: Crossfit, Parisi, Athletes Performance. Now, I agree that we've become such an overly-PC exercise society that people rarely push themselves hard enough. But sometimes the pendulum swings too far the opposite direction in ...