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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Breadth VS Depth

A conversation sparked between some friends and industry leaders about ranking, degrees of black belts, and continued training in other programs. It brought up some great conversations around self defense, cross training, and what exactly pertains to testing. When I first started Krav Maga years ago, I wanted to be a 5th/6th/7th degree black belt…

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HR2 Thoughts

I just returned from a weekend training down in Charlotte at the Fit to Fight HQ. Over 3 days there were seminars on clinch work, medical care, creating resilience/toughness, blood chokes for bjj, submission defense, utilizing the underhook, defensive firearms, wrestling, impact weapons, and weapon retention. I could write pages about the individual instructors and…

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July 10th, 2017

3:00pm – Awaken Day 1 8 half kneeling bottoms up press/ each side (18) 12 banded walks/each side 12 scap push ups from elbows 4 rounds w/ set resting — 8 semi supinated DB bench (2×50 – tempo 30X1) 8 prone bench DB row (2×40 – tempo 2111) 3 sets — 8 ring row (tempo…

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Seminar Training

My partner Rob just finished up a great weekend teaching a group of students how to handle a close quarters fight while armed. I was looking back through old videos of some of the seminars we have done and it never ceases to amaze me just how amazing people are. The majority of people that…

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July 1st, 2017

8:00am – Endurance Class We did “blind rowing” – you were given a distance and had to reach it without seeing your monitor. This was actually very interesting. Made you focus on stroke count and pacing by “feel.” 250m/500m/1000m/1000m/500m/250m  *approx 90s rest between each -then- 200 cal ski w/ partner (rotate every 10 cals) 8:43…

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