Today, Chris and I did our first "Push" session in our reloaded 5x5 program. All those little tweaks probably make the program even more awesome than it was before.As usual, after warming up, we worked the pads for 5 rounds each. Today, we didn't freestyle a lot but rather worked on specific drills, some of … 5×5 Reloaded, Part II weiterlesen
Alright, Chris and Elias came back from their tournaments (they just recently fought in Germany, then in Steinbrunn, Austria, and each of them scored medlas in both tournaments), so we went back to doing our saturday sessions again. Due to a high level of fatigue, we skipped circuit training this time and focused on really … All the crazy stuff… (conditioning 2011-05-21) weiterlesen
So today after some padwork for warmup and specific training, Chris and I jumped into some more structured, more serious strength & conditioning program again.After some hard thinking, we concluded that after all the instructor courses, seminars and workshops we attended, we still don't know a better system than the 5x5 program I've written so … 5×5 Reloaded weiterlesen
As promised, here's a summary of our conditioning session on Saturday, April 23th. You see, Chris, Elias (the new guy on the team) and I have decided to make saturday our "crazy stuff" day. Basically, that's when we'll try new drills or do stuff we can't do in the dojo for obvious reasons.Without further ado, … All the crazy stuff… (conditioning 2011-04-23) weiterlesen
So here's todays video clips.The recording is pretty bad, but it gives you an idea of what our training sessions look like at the moment.
Sometimes it's so simple.Still, we fail to think of it. Afterwards, it's quite awkward to think such an obvious thing didn't cross the mind in the first place. But then it just didn't.I had a situation like that today, while teaching my conditioning class. Now "class" is a bit of an overstatement here, it was … When one is teaching, two are learning weiterlesen
Just got my new set of kettlebells. Finally.I've been holding kettlebell classes at my dojo for about a year now and since then, my students have gotten stronger and fitter. That's why I decided that when it comes to conditioning, the only thing better than a kettlebell is more kettlebells.Now, my kettlebell arsenal looks like … Power to my people weiterlesen