You’re Never Finished

So the book pre-order launched and went very well. As the orders kept coming in, I found myself very excited and yet super nervous. I spent 6 months writing this book. Every day I wrote. A lot of time has been dedicated to this book, not just the writing, but the years of learning, training,…

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…Then I Broke His Fucking Nose

I’m a father now. I have a daughter. As I scan through Facebook and see all the “Me Too” statuses, you get to thinking. How do I best prepare my daughter for the real world. Now, I have no idea what the world will be like 5, 10, or 15 years from now. But after…

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Times Change… So Should You

I recently had the pleasure of jumping on a podcast with my good friend Anthony out in Fort Wayne, IN. We covered a myriad of topics on self defense, strength and conditioning, leadership, teaching, business, affiliations, etc… (you can catch the full episodes HERE). One of the points about training that I brought up centered…

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Quora: July 16th

You may or may not have heard of Quora. It is a website where people go to ask questions, and others go to answer those questions. You can ask anything you want and tag it into various categories. I’ve been hopping on here every now and again to engage with others. See how people are…

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July 5th, 2017

10:30am – Conditioning 1 min row 1 min ski 10 strict t2b holding fat grips 5 rounds   5:30pm – Strength/Stability 10 OH bandbell lunge (18 + 10) 10 single leg DL  each leg (60) 4 rounds   20′ backwards sled drag on rubber (115) 5 DB strict press (2×20) 5 minutes   20′ right…

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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 2nd, 2017

9:30am – Strength 400m sled drag (45) + DB Carry (2×20) rotating farmers and front rack position — DL 5×5 @ 295lb — 12m sandbag carry (150lb) 12m run 12m farmers carry (106lb + 124lb) 12m run 12m backwards sled drag (205lb) 6 rounds – approx 7:45   11:00am – BJJ 30 minutes king of…

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June 30th, 2017

6:00am Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu 8×5 min rounds gi 3:30pm sled drag (70) + kb carry (2×18) for 16 minutes rotate kb every 50m  from farmers, to front rack, to overhead holds completed 8 full rounds w/o putting KBs down 250m row rest 1 min 200m ski rest 1 min 3 rounds 10 body saw rest 30s…

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Gun From The Front Concepts

Way back Wednesday – Old video we did just discussing the concepts of the “traditional Krav” gun defenses.  

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The Placebo Effect

My sister sent me a text the other day with the following image she took of a magazine article. The article is marketing certain products to consumers based on the fact that “Fatal assaults on female joggers made heartbreaking news in 2016.” Along with the image her text simply said “interesting.” That’s a pretty good…

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