Tactical Professionals

Tactical ProfessionalsLife as a tactical professional – a fire fighter, police officer, or first responder – can be demanding. Helping others can lead to overexertion injuries. Learn the right moves so pain doesn’t hold you back in your job.

Mark’s sessions include topics such as nutrition, assessment and evaluation, basic principles of strength training, power lift introduction, patient and equipment handling, and developing an effective program based on your work or department schedule. Core concepts address the rotational ability needed for many tactical professionals. It enables them to transfer power while the other side controls it. Lectures address the pillar core and its role in movement, transfer of power and stability.

Topics also stress recovery and regeneration, TRX Suspension Training, and metabolic/circuit training. Mark encourages a roundtable discussion with staff to go through questions and answers. Many sessions are hands-on and encourage interaction to bring the ideas to practice.

Sample Tactical Professional Training

The Why Behind the Training: Heart Disease, Injury, and Other Preventable Risk Factors for Tactical Athletes

While tactical athletes have plenty of training on job safety, not nearly as much attention is given to physical fitness, which can make all the difference in saving a civilian’s life or their own. This lecture focuses on the benefits of a comprehensive health and wellness program and how it can be a cost effective program based on worker compensation and injury reductions. Overexertion and soft tissue traumas are examined.

How Do You Move: Mobility & Stability for Tactical Training

Common ailments to both new and seasoned personnel are examined. Over use and improper motor patterns can bring these ailments to the surface. The session focuses on hip and thoracic mobility, proper neutral spine control and how the two help with injury prevention.

Core Concepts and Training for the Tactical Athlete

This session focuses on specific anti-flexion, anti-extension, and anti-rotational movements and how they play a vital role in preventing low back injuries.

Recovery and Regeneration: A Lost Principle

Training is more complex than just creating a high intensity circuit. The goal of recovery is to reduce the risk for overtraining syndrome. This lecture covers various ways to recover after a workout and regenerate the body from a large call volume, difficult fire, or long tour.

Lesson plans can be customized to the group. The above sessions are just a sample from a three-day lesson plan. Visit with us for details on getting the proper training to your audience.