Upcoming Study: How do Energy Drinks Affect Marksmanship?

Adam Scott, MS, CSCS The first week of October, researchers with the Mountain Tactical Institute will be traveling  to the Midwest to work with a full-time tactical unit from a State Law Enforcement Agency.  Our work with the unit will include two studies examining marksmanship.   The first study will compare three alternative marksmanship breathing techniques: (1) Full breath hold; (2)  50% […]

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Plan Focus – Dryland Skiing Training Plan

By Rob Shaul The Dryland Ski Training Plan is a great example of the intense focus we bring to our sport-specific, pre-season training plans, and the continual evolution and improvement of our programming as we learn and grow. We’re on version 4 of this plan – last updated November 2016 – based on our experience […]

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Four Lessons From The NTOA Conference

Adam Scott, MS, CSCS This past week we spent two days at the National Tactical Officers Association (NTOA) Conference in Salt Lake City, Utah.  The NTOA Conference is one of the largest gatherings of tactical law enforcement professionals in the country and was a great opportunity for us to engage with our LE Athletes one-on-one concerning […]

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LE Athlete Assessment: Where Do You Rank?

Adam Scott, MS, CSCS A little over a year ago we published our basic fitness assessment for Law Enforcement Athletes.  Since then hundreds of athletes have completed the assessment.  Some athletes have done so during our daily online sessions, while others were part of cadet classes who have adopted the assessment.     Eight weeks […]

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