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Two Programs That Turn Weaknesses into Strengths

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Turn Weakness into Strength
No Matter What Your Athletic History Is

Tactical Fitness Block Periodization Model

I know you - in fact I have been you. Your dream is to Make it TO and THROUGH an advanced level spec ops training program and become a member of a special ops team. It does not matter what branch of service you want to join, all of the selection programs are tough and yield a 50-80% attrition rate. You will need to bring your A game to the table and be honest with yourself. Assess yourself and discover any weaknesses you may have because your weaknesses will be exposed in the first week if you neglect to turn them into more of a strength. 

I get it. Wanting to serve is a calling and likely the most important thing to you in your life right now. Serving your country and community as a member of an elite team ( MIlitary, Special Ops, Police, or Fire) would be one of the ultimate accomplishments if you could make it happen.  Maybe, in the past, you've not gotten the results you want in how to fully prepare properly and leave no weaknesses undeveloped. There was always something that you had to work on, perfect techniques to improve, get into better conditioning to meet the standard, and maybe add a little mental toughness to push yourself. 

And, like most people, you’re worried about wasting time and failing on the special ops journey like so many do each year. Plus having to engage mental toughness everyday because you did not properly address your weaknesses is an exhausting way to get through training. It can be done and has been done as we all have a weakness that we have to deal with at some point. 

Did You Know You Have to Get GOOD at Everything?

Well, here's some good news...

Don't beat yourself up as not many people know how to train at this level of fitness and involve mental toughness without getting a stupid injury. In fact, you may not know that there is a fine line between mental toughness and stupidity. Your optimal performance is the Master of Recovery not doing more and more until you injure yourself or overtrain and see negative results. 

It is in your hands...
If you fail to prepare properly - prepare to fail

But here's the even better news: I have a system that works for any type of candidate that I have been using for over 25 years.  It is called Seasonal Tactical Fitness / Block Periodization (Cals / Cardio & Lifts / Carries (Logs, Boats, and Ruck).

Here's the answer for solving this issue with my latest two Programs That Turn Weakness into Strengths once and for all.

Tactical Fitness Block Periodization Model

If you're a Special ops candidate who wants to serve your country and community as a member of an elite team (MIlitary, Special Ops, Police, or Fire), check out these programs that explain what every spec ops candidate should understand. Read and start your journey TODAY!

Spring / Summer Training - Claim your copy right now if muscle stamina and cardio endurance (run, ruck, swim) are your weaknesses, but you want to maintain most of your strength / power as well. This block model is 3 weeks Muscle Stamina / Endurance + 1 Week Strength Maintenance Cycle. 


Winter Lift Cycle - Claim your copy right now if strength / power is your weakness, but you also need to maintain your aerobic / anaerobic endurance and muscle stamina (cals / cardio).  This program is the block of 3 weeks strength and moderate cardio for speed and 1 week of a strength de-load but focus on calisthenics and cardio events again. 


Not Quite Ready for Advanced Level Training - Build Up With This

These are Advanced Training Plans.  If you like the idea of changing your training with more Calisthenics and Cardio - Consider this latest classic!

Calisthenics and Cardio - If you are looking at making a change that requires less equipment and a focuss on muscle stamina and endurance, there is a beginner program to build basic strength / endurance, an intermediate program that takes it to another level and and advanced training program that rivals my Navy SEAL type calisthenics and cardio programming (run, swim, bike, and cals).  This is an ideal plan if you are unsure where to start and want to see a progression of abilities this year!  One of my best creations is called the Calisthenics and Cardio - No Equipment Needed Guide For Body Weight Exercisers and maybe a good option for people of all fitness levels to stay home or get outside and train.

Book or EBOOK

Here is what you get with this BOOK or EBOOK:

- A 30 Day Beginner Chart to get moving again - TRUE BEGINNERS.

- A Six Week Intermediate program that progresses with miles of running and meters of swimming as cardio options along with building a calisthenics base. 

- An Eight Week Advanced Spec Ops Level PST prep cycle that will focus not only on the PST, but many of the other exercises seen in grinder PTs and beat down activities (Bear crawls, fireman carries, lunges, etc). 

NEED TO REPLACE SWIMMING?  There will be swimming involved as a cardio option - but you can replace swimming with a variety of idea - See Swimming Replacement Ideas

Get the BOOK today.  We will drop ship the book from the printer service - expect 5-7 days before arrival.   If you want the EBOOK - see link: Calisthenics and Cardio Workout EBOOK

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.

Other Tactical Fitness Programs Specific to Your Goals

The Specific Military / Special Ops Physical Fitness Workouts 

Navy SEAL Workout Phase 1
Navy SEAL Workout Phase 2 - 3
Navy SEAL Workout Phase 4  Grinder PT
Navy SWCC Workout

Army PFT Workout (Prep For Rucking, OPAT, ACFT)
Army Special Forces / Ranger Workout
Army Air Assault School Workout
Army Airborne Workout


Advanced Running Program - Special Ops Supplement Plan
USMC OCS / TBS Workout


The Combat Conditioning Workout
Air Force PJ / CCT Workout  Battlefield Airman Prep Course
The UBRR Upper Body Round Robin Workout / Spec Ops version


The Coast Guard Rescue Swimmer / Navy SAR Workout
The Service Academy Workout (West Point, Navy, Air Force Academy)
The Navy, Air Force, Marine Corp Boot Camp Workout


The Law Enforcement Physical Fitness Workouts

The FBI Academy Workout  |   FBI Workout Vol 2  
The DEA Workout
The FLETC Workout - Ace the PEB
The PFT Bible: Pushups, Sit-ups, 1.5 Mile Run
The Fire Fighter Workout - Ace the CPAT


Online Coaching Options

Online PT CLUB - Weekly Workouts created personally for you.

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The dashboard below has the links to all the information, archives, videos, and links to workouts, podcasts, live Q and A lessons. 

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