CrossFit & SPEAR: When Functional Fitness met Functional Fighting

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In 2006 I was invited by Coach Glassman to Santa Cruz and introduced to CrossFit. After listening to Coach speak I was so inspired by the parallels between the CrossFit philosophy and the SPEAR that I went back to the hotel and wrote pages of…

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GETTING OFF THE “X”

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TRUE STORY. I’m on a flight home. It’s a red-eye.  I’m exhausted and want to sleep.  The woman beside me starts talking as we are taxi-ing.  She starts telling me about her job and how she almost missed the flight and so on.  I’m being…

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D-WOD: 2 ON 1 BEHIND THE BOX

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*If you’re new to the CrossFit Defense concept, please take 15 minutes and gain some perspective.  First, read the D-WOD description  and if you’re really motivated, read the CrossFit & SPEAR connection blog. Scenario: Taking the garbage out behind your box in a shitty part…

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