Showing posts from January, 2009

Beginners Bootcamp

Tonight was the first night of our Beginner Bootcamp at WestSide Fitness. It goes until Saturday Feb. 7th. Everyone who attended did a great job! We covered a lot of material and everyone seemed to pick it up pretty well. ...And the stuff you didn't, don't worry it will get easier overtime, not overnight! Just "Keep Going!" I am looking forward to training with all of you at our next class. ~Craig

A Carrot, an Egg and a Cup of Coffee...

A carrot, an egg, and a cup of coffee...You will never look at a cup of coffee the same way again. A young woman went to her mother and told her about her life and how things were so hard for her. She did not know how she was going to make it and wanted to give up, She was tired of fighting and struggling. It seemed as one problem was solved, a new one arose. Her mother took her to the kitchen. She filled three pots with water and placed each on a high fire. Soon the pots came to boil. In the first she placed carrots, in the second she placed eggs, and in the last she placed ground coffee beans. She let them sit and boil; without saying a word. In about twenty minutes she turned off the burners. She fished the carrots out and placed them in a bowl. She pulled the eggs out and placed them in a bowl. Then she ladled the coffee out and placed it in a bowl. Turning to her daughter, she asked, ' Tell me what you see.' 'Carrots, eggs, and coffee,' she replied. Her mother brou

Tactical Krav Maga's 10 Commandments

1. Avoid injury! - This applies to training as well as a combat situation. 2. React naturally - Natural instincts should be transformed into techniques that will work under pressure. 3. Use shortest and most direct way possible - This enables greater speed. 4. Respond correctly, in accordance with and as required by the circumstances. - Use the correct tool for the job. 5. Strike at vulnerable points - Important when you are fighting larger stronger opponents to attack sensitive areas. 6. Use any tool or object available nearby - Improvise with daily objects to survive, e.g. pen as a knife. 7. In Tactical Krav Maga there are no rules! - Just win. 8. Only use scientific reality based training methods - training methods which have been used in combat and documented. 9. Draw from real world experience - Study from those who have been there for real and/or your own direct experience. 10. Knowledge is power - Keep learning and training! ~"Borrowed" from Tacticla Krav Maga's we