2009 CT SWAT Physical Training Challenge

A Video of the 2009 CT SWAT Physical Challenge. Watch 9 members NEMLEC SWAT Team compete in this five mile obstacle course with twenty five different stages

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Functional Range Training

 Functional range training with Will Brink in the Fall of 2011

Anyone can shoot at a fixed target. But what happens when you introduce real physical stress. Stuff like an elevated heart rate, adrenaline dump or tunnel vision.  Studies have shown that when physical stress is introduced in a shooting situation accuracy declines dramatically. Functional range training prepares you for real life high stress shooting situation.

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Jim’s Q & A with Strongman John Sullivan

Sullivan stonesJim’s Q & A with strongman John Sullivan

John Sullivan is a Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist, a USA Weightlifting Level 1 Coach and a national level strongman competitor. He’s trained professional fighters and Olympic athletes. Formerly the Strength & Conditioning Coordinator for Tapout Gym in Boston, he now trains clients at www.theweightroomma.com  in Newton, MA. John has become a good friend and he’s helped me train for SWAT competitions and my grueling adventure on Expedition Impossible. I recently fired off some interesting questions and these are his responses: Continue reading

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Strongman training with tactical shooting – sponsored by Fein

Video with Jim Vaglica combining Strongman training with tactical shooting. Strongman style training combined with SWAT style Tactical Shooting. Fein energy

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Week 7 of training for the 2008 CT SWAT Challenge

A video at the midway point of training for the 2008 CT SWAT Challenge.  

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Sgt Jim’s SWAT Training Video for BodyBuilding.com

SWAT style training Video with Sgt. Jim Vaglica

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SWAT Muscle: My article in Reps Magazine Jan/Feb 2011

Reps Magazine 001SWAT Muscle  Jim Vaglica in Reps Magazine

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SWAT training with the Prowler 2

Will Brink – “working with some of the highly popular functional exercises, such as the Prowler, drag sleds, sandbags, kettle bells, and others. I have been doing this type of training with the tactical Law enforcement ( SWAT ) I work with, and they love it. Here’s a vid for example I made using the Elite Fitness Systems Prowler push sled”

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