• Kettlebell Workout for Defensive Fitness
    4:09

    Kettlebells have been a standard fitness tool in Eastern Europe for a long time, but have only become popular in the US over the last decade or so. Kettlebells have some unique features that make them outstanding tools for those interested in defensive fitness, because they give you an opportunity to work your entire body,

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  • Fundamental FitShot Exercise: Push-Up Technique
    3:11

    FitShot™ is a program designed to promote fitness in the shooting community. FitShot™ exercises are not meant to be “defensive shooting training.” The push-up can be done slowly or quickly, and with the feet or knees on the ground. After the push-up is completed, a shot is taken, then the process repeated.

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  • Advanced FitShot Exercise: Rifle Burpee
    2:27

    The Rifle Burpee is a great full body exercise that works our core, arms and chest as well allowing us to integrate our rifle into our workouts. To safely complete the Rifle Burpee, you need to make sure that you maneuver your hands to the be out from underneath the rifle during the push-up.

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  • Closed Pinch Grip Training
    7:50

    Peak-performance coach Mike Gillette examines the closed pinch grip — when the fingers are alongside one another and all pointing in the same direction. For training this grip, Mike has set up a simple apparatus, on which timed holds are done emphasizing the thumb pressure that facilitates a secure pinch grip. See other videos in

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  • Learn Extremity Anatomy for Self-Defense
    4:42

    The hands and wrists are made up of very small bones and joints that are mobile and can be moved in many different ways. Peak-Performance Coach Mike Gillette advises that the first thing to understand is the range of motion the joints have, so you can maintain stability no matter how they move in a

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  • Importance of Extremity Strength Development
    3:08

    Peak Performance Coach Mike Gillette talks about how important extremity strength development is to improve all personal defense skills. While core strength development is often promoted, having strong fingers, hands, wrists and forearms is vital to us defensively in numerous ways, including being able to punch more effectively, hold weapons and tools more efficiently and

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    FitShot integrates functional fitness with practical shooting. The first FitShot Level 1 exercise is the air squat. Rob Pincus demonstrates proper form for doing this exercise, which involves a full range of motion from standing straight up to squatting with the hips below knee level, and back up to standing, all while keeping the firearm

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  • Impediments to Learning During Firearms Training
    4:19

    Rob Pincus and Grant Cunningham discuss the biggest impediments to learning and developing defensive skills during firearms training. Rob & Grant give examples from his extensive experience as an instructor working with people of a variety of backgrounds on ranges and in classrooms around the world. Physical and psychological factors are considered, as well as

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  • Efficient Defensive Fitness Concepts
    4:18

    Rob Pincus and Grant Cunningham discuss what people can do to get into shape with the goal of staying safer. The vital areas are diet — looking at food as fuel and the ways that different types of food/fuel affect the body, and physical activity that increases flexibility, range of motion and stamina to build

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