We know that building cardio capacity first is a must when starting, for sports, for anything for that matter. This is just basic heart health. Assuming you’ve all been on that grind, it’s time to switch gears and throw some love at the Anaerobic Lactic and Alactic systems. If your athletes are already feeling more at home on the mats, rolling, drilling, or sparring, tell ’em to buckle up — we’re just getting started.
Ever seen a marathon runner gas out in a five-minute grappling session? Yeah, it happens. It’s not just about the miles; it’s about the fight in the miles. As the intensity cranks up, and the crew starts pushing harder, it may feel like a step back. It’s not. It’s the climb before the peak, and it’s about to get real interesting. Tell your athletes to dig deep and embrace the grind — it’s the only way to truly be a part of this wild tribe we call combat sports.(more…)