Archive for the ‘biofeedback’ Category

How-to Walk the Tightrope of Perfection

Saturday, October 10th, 2009

Due to my genetic disadvantages, I needed to exploit every technological (training) advantage possible. This included the hormonal edge of training. Though my opponents may have been physically superior, tapping into the hormonal cascade helped me super-charge my skills beyond that of my competition. But it's a fine line, a ...

Get into Flow… with just a Breath!

Tuesday, November 25th, 2008

The Control Pause and the Optimal Performance Zone Be Breathed transcends mere dysfunctional breathing deconditioning. Be Breathed trains us to extend the “Control Pause” (CP) – the period of absence of inhalation at the cessation of exhalation. The CP is that which we have when driving our cars, or sitting at ...

The 6 Dysfunctional Breathing Patterns

Monday, November 24th, 2008

Frequently, I am asked the health, sportive and combative value of breathing patterns  Exploration of the answers may be confusing initially without practice. So, to give you a little insight into the science behind the fun, I've composed the following article for you. “Oxygen Good, Carbon Dioxide Bad," grunts the Neanderthal. We ...

Learn the 6 Levels to Mastering your Breathing… and Health!

Wednesday, November 19th, 2008

What is performance breathing and what can it do for you? Find out the six 6 developmental levels of mastering your breathing... Near the close of the 19th Century, Russian Physiologist Verigo and Dutch Scientist Bohr independently discovered that without CO2, oxygen remains bound to hemoglobin, unreleased and incapable of ...

Want Black Belt Breath Control?

Monday, November 17th, 2008

The January issue of Black Belt Magazine hits the news stands on November 18th. Check out the article by yours truly on biofeedback, breath control, heart rate and performance. Ten years ago, Black Belt Magazine's publisher and crew accompanied me to Russia to report on my training of and with the ...

Fedor: A World Champion Out of Shape?

Friday, August 1st, 2008

For an unexplainable reason, people scoff at the physique of MMA superstar, Fedor Emelianenko. Despite the overwhelming athleticism and terminator-like indestructibility, much of the public still associate body-building with sports performance. One of my Australian students recently made a very insightful post regarding the nature of performance, psychology and athleticism. You'll ...

FlowFit ARMY and Preventing Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Tuesday, July 15th, 2008

Violence to each other is not in our genetic makeup. It takes extreme conditioning and psychological leverage to kill another human being (Lt. Col. David Grossman, On Killing: The Psychological Cost of Learning to Kill). We are genetically programmed to support our species... and yet millennia of violent atrocities against ...

RESET Your Kettlebell Performance!

Thursday, April 10th, 2008

My Rapid Energy Sports Enhancement Technique (RESET) has taken the athletic world by storm. Originally created for fighters, the RESET Button integrates the science behind the best biofeedback techniques, breathing techniques and vibration techniques. But now, its benefits have leeched out into other sports, including kettlebell lifting. One of the basic ...

My 10 Step Plan to Defrag Your Brain

Monday, March 10th, 2008

Have you been feeling stress, anxiety, fatigue? Do you feel overwhelmed by decisions, have trouble falling sleep and staying that way, and have difficulty creating solutions to simple as well as complex challenges? Are you feeling sapped, trapped and just plain fried? Well, you're not alone. The bad news is that life can ...

Can You Control Competitive Jitters?

Wednesday, January 23rd, 2008

Because of my genetic challenges, I needed to exploit every technology and technique possible in order to stand on the mat with world-class opponents and hang. I traveled around the globe learning the secrets different national teams used to enhance performance. Highest among the discoveries I made were with my Russian ...