Life is Not Fair

So just accept that and move on. Seriously… It’s ok. I mean that. No matter how bad the cards you are dealt happen to be, that’s just how it is. You can choose to sit there and dwell on the situation and how it sucks, or you can accept it and take action to improve…

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More is Not Always More

One of my athletes approached me this morning and asked a very simple but important question: “What does ‘over-training’ look like?” Great question AND shows great awareness. This is something we see a lot in self defense, athletics, business, life, etc… Doing too much at once. But what exactly does that mean? What DOES it…

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25 Sled Drag Exercises to be More Awesome!

The sled might be one of my favorite tools for overall strength and conditioning. However, more often then not, people don’t use the sled to it’s full potential. There are so many ways to create an amazing full body workout using the sled and create an entirely different stimulus for your body. This is by…

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Waiting For The Bubble to Burst

While writing the section on Immediate Casualty Care in the book How to Survive an Active Killer, I fell into a rabbit hole. This is what happened. Enjoy! —- I am sure throughout the book you’ll notice a certain tone (both subtly and blatantly) about being accountable for your own safety. All too often we…

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Best of 2017

This page has only been up since July but as 2017 comes to a close I wanted to look back on the most popular articles. Here are the top 5 articles by “views” “Better to Be Rude Than Dead”  : Guest Article by Chad Christy talking about an experience he had with a series of…

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#fitinfiveminutes 30-day Program!

Welcome to our 30 day #fitinfiveminutes program. In case you missed the start, here’s your recap. Five minutes a day to help create momentum to get in better shape. Five minutes to take the steps needed to begin to lose weight, move better, be able to better protect yourself and your loved ones. No equipment…

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Physical Ability

*this is an excerpt from the book How to Survive an Active Killer This seems like the most appropriate place to start, and yet as much as this should be common sense, it’s not widely respected. If you’re voluntarily out of shape and overweight, you are limiting your chances of survival. I’m not talking about…

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Wrist and Hand Rehab

We’re taking a look at a few simple stretches and tools you can use to keep your hands and wrists healthy with high volume training. Whether you are a weightlifting, CrossFit athlete, BJJ student, etc… Grip can be a big issue. Staying healthy is imperative. Check it out. Go buy a big bag of rice.…

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Right Doesn’t Always Mean Easy

I was teaching one of our introductory classes tonight. It’s one of my favorite classes to teach because often time the participants are so new to what we do and they are an open book. It’s an opportunity to really help guide them the right direction. During the workout I make my way around the…

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Three Cheers For Growth!

It’s a truly amazing feeling to see posts from people all over the US excited to dive into the book. I am so excited for the material to get out and get tested. I cannot wait to hear feedback. I don’t just want that feedback to be praise, though I certainly hope it is. I…

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