Archive for January, 2010

690: The World’s Premier RMAX Gym

Tuesday, January 26th, 2010

690gym.com Remember that address. Make it into a memetic jingle. Bookmark it. Write it down. Etch it on your forehead in mirror writing. But remember it. Because for many years people have been asking, "What IS an RMAX Gym, and what would it look like?" RMAX Faculty Coach Brandon Jones and ...

5 Steps to Score a 10 on your Healthy Fitness

Monday, January 25th, 2010

You can't exercise yourself out of the 5S's (sweets, snacks, simples seconds or stimulants.) No sweets (sugars or substitutes, natural or synthetic) No snacks (eat larger meals properly spaced 3-5 hours apart) No simples (eat complex rather than simple carbs) No seconds (one plateful and no more) No stimulants (remove caffeine, nicotine, etc.) If you have ...

Still Debating CST101 Online Course?

Tuesday, January 19th, 2010

Recently I have received numerous emails regarding the new CST IC Online Prep Course. One of the most frequently asked questions is whether or not this course is only for those who wish to become instructors. "I'm not interested in becoming a CST Instructor. Can I still participate in the ...

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 ...

Tactical vs Functional Fitness

Saturday, January 16th, 2010

We deal with 5-45lbs club swinging because that's about the maximum range for our purposes: "tactical fitness" - the ability to adapt to one's environment with ease and imagination. Tactical fitness differs from functional fitness. The latter - functional training - makes its intention the ability to move with effectively through ...

Ed Thomas Club Swinging workshop

Friday, January 15th, 2010

I've received an enormous amount of emails and private messages from cross-over CST and RKC athletes about Dragondoor's announcement regarding their club swinging certification yesterday. This workshop is not a plagiarism of CST. It is legit. After a misunderstanding yesterday, Dragondoor's CEO John Ducane apologetically changed the tagline from "first-ever official club ...

New Course: CST IC Prep - Registration Now Open! SEE ESS TEE!

Wednesday, January 13th, 2010

New Course: CST IC Prep - Registration Now Open!!! SEE ESS TEE! CST101 is proud to debut with a two month, interactive training program by RMAX Faculty Coach Ryan Hurst. The course provides the missing link between following along with RMAX’s published resources and the deep understanding of CST’s core principles required ...

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 http://www.TACFIT.tv 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 ...