Tactical Professionals and Candidate / Recruits:
Do Not Leave a Weakness Undeveloped
There is ONLY One Way to Reduce Your Weaknesses: Train Them Specifically!
You Cannot Wish Them Away...
STFP Fall Transition
STFP Winter Lift Cycle
STFP Spring Cals & Cardio / Strength
STFP Summer Peak Endurance / Muscle Stamina
Who Needs This?
If you are preparing for the Navy PST or the Air Force IFT / OFT as well as other Combat Fitness Tests in our military, you need to try this method of training. This will help you not only get TO the training (Phase 1 of tactical fitness), but prepare yourself to get THROUGH the training (Phase 2 of tactical fitness) Also, if you are preparing for special ops training pipelines where all the elements of fitness (strength, power, speed, agility, endurance, muscle stamina, flexibility, mobility, grip) need to be highly developed, try 3-4 months of block periodization and maintain your strengths while building up your weaknesses.
Some More Programs Using the Seasonal TF Periodization Model
These Seasonal Tactical Fitness Periodization programs will walk you through 4 cycles with 12 weeks of each season in two programs.
Latest Fitness Books on Seasonal Periodization
- Calisthenics and Cardio
- Spring / Summer PT / Cardio Cycle
- Fall / Winter Lift Cycle
- Increase Strength and Crush the PST / IFT (3:1 Block Periodization Lift Cycle)
- Spring Training – Getting TO and THROUGH Selection
- Seasonal Tactical Fitness Periodization (Fall, Winter, Spring Summer – 4 Part Series)
Use These Programs to Train Specifically for the Test to Have the Opportunity to Join the Ranks (To the Training) But Also to Get THROUGH the Training.
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Where to Find More Information About Optimal Performance Training Programs
When you start training again, consider the seasonal tactical fitness model. I call it A WAY to train and obviously not the only way to train. But it offers the opportunity to never neglect your weaknesses, helps with flexibility and mobility, but will also put you at a level of physical abilities where you are happy with your overall ability to do just about anything. We have a system where the seasons dictate our training. When it is nicer outside, we tend to run and do more calisthenics. When it is colder and not so nice, we lift more, run less, and still maintain our outdoor activities with shorter runs and rucks. Check it out: Seasonal Tactical Fitness Periodization System.
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