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The first drill in Tony Blauer’s CrossFit Defense Course is called Outside 90. It involves using your forearm to create distance between you and your attacker.
“Without my glutes, without my abs, without my lats, without my back, without a stance, without momentum, this is pretty fuckin’ strong,” Blauer says, referencing his forearm. “And how many reps did you have to do to understand and experience that? One.”
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Combatives expert Tony Blauer answers 10 questions about his new seminar: CrossFit Defense. Emily Beers reports.
Tony Blauer is the brains behind the newest personal-safety specialty course to hit the CrossFit community: CrossFit Defense.
Blauer, whose foundation is wrestling, martial arts and boxing, has been working with law enforcement and the military for years and was speaking Coach Greg Glassman’s language long before he knew what… Continue Reading
In this series, get a sneak peak at Tony Blauer’s Be Your Own Bodyguard seminar hosted by San Francisco CrossFit. Blauer, founder of Blauer Tactical Systems, has been providing seminars to CrossFitters to teach the basics of self-defense and how to implement them through CrossFit.
In Part 8, Blauer talks about elbow and knee strikes. He likens the elbow strike to reaching across your body to grab your seatbelt and put it on.
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Athletes and affiliate owners explain why Tony Blauer’s brand of self-defense is an important part of the CrossFit lifestyle. Rick Randolph reports.
CrossFit Founder and CEO Greg Glassman said, “The greatest adaptation to CrossFit occurs between the ears.” It’s not new skills or PRs that necessarily make us able to do more work, but instead a new understanding of how we approach the workouts emotionally and psychologically.
Tony Blauer says the… Continue Reading