August 23, 2014
On Episode 343 of CrossFit Radio, host Justin Judkins interviewed Tony Blauer, the expert behind the CrossFit Defense courses. This episode was webcast on Aug. 20, 2014.
2:00 Tony Blauer travels around the world teaching self-defense tactics to CrossFit athletes as well as law-enforcement officers and members of the military. The CrossFit Defense program includes both an Athlete’s Course and a Trainer’s Course, and Blauer explained how vital skills and philosophies are taught in both. He explained the difference between the two versions of his course and talked about how he’s constantly improving their content. Blauer believes personal safety requires awareness of your situation and surroundings, and he talked about why CrossFitters are perfectly suited to learn and adopt the principles that he teaches.