Archive for the ‘Europe’ Category

2 New Sambo Purple Belts in UK and Germany

Friday, December 26th, 2008

Still on holiday in Pennsylvania, but wanted to congratulate two of my great members of the CST Coaching Staff for passing their RMAX Sambo Purple Belt Exams: UK's CST Coach Vik Hothi and Germany's CST Coach Raimar Mohrdieck. These two men display all the greatness of the long line of ...

FlowFit Italiano: Free Webisode!

Friday, December 19th, 2008

John Locke (the esteemed ancestor of CST Head Coach Mike Locke) once wrote, "We should have a great fewer disputes in the world if words were taken for what they are, the signs of our ideas only, and not for things themselves." My so-called childhood learning "disabilities" (such as dyslexia) ...

It’s Not How Much You Can Do….

Thursday, December 18th, 2008

It's not about how much you can do, but how much of what you can do, you do... I can say I saw this maxim portrayed in the hearts and hands of my European students as I traveled from country to country teaching the past two weeks. Having just arrived home ...

My 1st Sambo Purple Belt in Germany: Congrats Raimar!

Tuesday, August 19th, 2008

Before I tell you the news, I wanted to share a story I just received by email from one of my students in Australia: "I wanted to share with you a little success story. For the last year I have been doing any and all grappling training I can, last night ...

German Strength and Rocket Science

Wednesday, August 13th, 2008

I first was introduced to kettlebells in Russia in the mid-90s, but it was when I had Pavel Tsatsouline - author of the Russian Kettlebell Challenge (RKC) attend one of my seminars in 1998 that I thought that kettlebells may be of interest to Americans. Especially when he stated, "Most of ...

Two Flowdays in Germany!

Sunday, August 10th, 2008

This just in from one of the most fascinating students I have ever had! Two Flowdays in Germany "At the 04. and 5.th August 2008, Coach Sonnon gave the first CST Seminar in Germany. Dr. Hermann Korte's Choice of Champions brought Scott to Germany and hosted him at Dr. Korte's gym ...

Still in Zurich…

Wednesday, August 6th, 2008

Sitting here at the cafe on the river in Zurich. It's been an amazing journey here in Europe. Four workshops in 3 countries in 8 days. Wow! I'll be back in the States tomorrow and will give you a full report on all of our new European students, instructors and coaches. While in ...

My German Clubbell and Kettlebell Workshops August 4-5

Tuesday, July 22nd, 2008

Dear European friends, Due to a huge influx of requests from our Swiss workshop, one of our affiliats has requested me to fly up to Haltern, Germany to give 2 workshops. Choice of Champions Recklinghaeuser Str. 119 45721 Haltern Germany Here's the information on the event. If you intend to take part in this amazing opportunity ...

New Webisode: Gallazzi Croc Walk

Monday, February 11th, 2008

That's CST Coach Alberto Gallazzi, Counter-Terrorism Specialist for the former Prime Minister of Italy, and Personal Bodyguard to Superstars like Shakira, Jennifer Lopez, Gwyneth Paltrow, Madonna, and George Clooney. Alberto may have a big heart and he's one hell of a great friend, but he's deadly serious about purely pragmatic and relevant exercise. ...

To Lose Weight Become Weightless!

Monday, February 11th, 2008

Yesterday, I wrote to you about one of the strange Indian "siddhis" or powers which come from intense practice of yoga, and how it was the same as the "psychic abilities" taught by the Russian special forces for becoming invisible to violence. Today, I want to share with you another one ...