5 Simple Habits to Make You Safer

As I have mentioned a few times, I have been listening through the book Atomic Habits by James Clear and there are a lot of great concepts and drills on improving your life through the creation of good habits. He does a really great job of laying out actionable steps to taking his concepts and…

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Don’t Break the Chain

I have been listening to the book Atomic Habits by James Clear recently. James is actually from Ohio and someone I have had the pleasure of meeting, talking with, and learning from. His book is sincerely phenomenal. I have listened through it once already and am almost through it a second time. The main premise…

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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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Knee on Belly: Armbar and Back Take

I LOVE knee on belly! In this video we take a look at two simple concepts/techniques that can be a staple in in your KOB Game! Play with this arm bar set up, and the back take the next time you’re crushing the lungs of your enemies and see how you like them! *excus  

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Mitt Work – Outside Shoulder/Center Chest Feed

Taking a look at a few tactile drills for mitts. Specifically feeding cross body shoulder and center chest. These are meant to build certain reactions in the fighter to respond to the contact and body movement of the pad holder. There’s a thousand ways you can build mitt work, this is just a look a…

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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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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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Using a MedBall For Striking Drills

We’re taking a quick look at using a large padded medball for some dynamic striking drills. Props to Tony Blauer, whom I stole this idea from.

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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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