Archive for the ‘USA Team’ Category

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 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 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 ...

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 ...

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="";

TACFIT Groundfighter 1E Workout Video

Monday, February 15th, 2010

TACFIT Groundfighter 1E Workout Video Complete 10 Rounds of: 30sec Stability Ball Pushup on Inverted BOSU 30sec Cross Rope Pull on Inverted BOSU 30sec Inverted BOSU Pushup on Stability Ball 30sec Cross Rope Pull on Stability Ball 30sec before ...

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 ...

Become Your Defining Moment!

Wednesday, January 6th, 2010

What if this event, what if this one match, this round, this technique, this decision... was the defining moment of your life? What if decades hence you will look back upon this one act as the determining factor in the course your life took? What will you do? Hesitate? Under-commit? ...

TACFIT Groundfighter 1D Workout Video

Monday, January 4th, 2010

TACFIT Groundfighter 1D Workout Video 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 ...