Tactical Gymnastics (TACGYM) is an upcoming fitness program that applies gymnastics-based movement skills for tactical applications. It is scheduled to be released by RMAX International in the next few weeks.
I don’t know much about the program yet, but for those that are familiar with the Circular Strength Training System, it appears to be a BodyFlow-inspired TACFIT program. I started using BodyFlow years ago after reading the book and learning from the DVD’s, which are comprised of over 30 unique movements and several flow chains. Since that time, BodyFlow has evolved into Prasara BodyFlow Yoga (PBY). I know. It’s confusing!
My personal PBY practice has become a restorative module in my overall training program. I will often perform a short session of 10-20 minutes at the end of the day to wind down and relieve some residing muscular tension. PBY is also an outstanding tool for a cool down routine after a strenuous training session or for an active recovery session to release deeper tension every once in awhile. There’s a lot of information about Prasara here on Physical Living. Feel free to search the archives for more info.
The following video was taken during one of my evening Prasara BodyFlow Yoga sessions (the 1st half of the session). Though it has a different purpose from tactical gymnastics, it contains some similar movements to give you an idea of what to expect from the upcoming TACGYM program.
(you’ll just have to watch to see if that’s really a face-plant or not)
Tactical Gymnastics (TACGYM) During a BodyFlow Practice Session
Tactical Gymnastics is Coming Soon!
There aren’t many training programs that I get legitimately excited about these days. The truth is that there are popular fitness products being released almost monthly, and most of them are complete duds – something I would never even bother looking at, let alone use in my own training program. That’s not the case with Scott Sonnon’s upcoming Tactical Gymnastics program.
I’ve been eagerly awaiting a program of this nature for years – long before I ever heard of anything like tactical gymnastics. I’ve been hoping for something that is not just an expanded version of BodyFlow, but a completely evolved system, and I have a hunch that’s exactly what TACGYM will be.
This teaser trailer was posted awhile ago, but if you haven’t seen it yet, you don’t want to miss it. We’ll be hearing a lot more about TACGYM in the next few weeks, and I’ll be sure to bring you the latest information here on Physical Living.
Tactical Gymnastics (TACGYM) with Scott Sonnon
Does that look fun or what? Now, you understand why I’m so excited!
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