Exercises for Fighters: Zercher Squat

Zercher Squats have been apart of my training programs for years to help initiate sport specific performance. When utilized in the right order, it can benefit all fighters by increasing strength through proper biomechanical loading while being a safe alternative to the regular back squat.


Energy System Development: Concepts and Methods for Conditioning Combat Athletes

Conditioning is one of the most critical aspects of performance for any combat athlete. An athlete in proper condition can keep a high pace through a full mma fight, be fresh in the final match of a BJJ tournament, and can be the difference between victory and defeat. While conditioning is a big piece of the performance puzzle, training for it takes many forms. It can be a perplexing topic for coaches and athletes alike and can be misinterpreted or poorly implemented.

Strength and Conditioning for Fighters