Archive for July, 2010

10 Questions With One of the World’s Top Special Forces Trainers

Thursday, July 29th, 2010

Rusty Moore of GymJunkies.com interviews Scott Sonnon on TACFIT: "So I am extremely excited to introduce you to a whole new view of training and a paradigm shift when it comes to being fit. I know some of you reading this will have heard of Scott Sonnon, but I ...

TACFIT Commando assaults Chincoteague Island

Tuesday, July 27th, 2010

Having an early morning workout on Chincoteague Island while on family vacation, I hit the Commando level of the Israeli Special Forces TACFIT Challenge: Each minute on the minute (for 20 rounds) perform: 6 Tactical Pop-ups 6/6 Springing Tripods 6/6 Swinging Planks 6 Knee-drop Spinal Rocks Maximum score 20 points. If you don't finish all the ...

Fitness Finesse — A Lesson From Dignitary Protection

Monday, July 5th, 2010

I recently completed an protection assignment for an important Indian dignitary. It was a crowd control situation where thousands of ecstatic onlookers were attempting to push through our thin line of security personnel to touch this famous humanitarian. They weren’t hostile enemy forces of course, but these ...

A Sniper’s Meditation

Saturday, July 3rd, 2010

How you breathe in the field under stress differs significantly from how you breath at rest in the sanctuary of protected walls. The central nervous system cannot differentiate between a true physical threat and an emotional/symbolic one, so regardless of whether someone’s pointing a gun at you, or ...