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100 Strength Training Tips for Combat Athletes

The “100 Secrets” section of this course was first published as a two-part article in The Dinosaur Files newsletter a very long time ago – as in, back in the late 1990s. The two-part series may have been the most popular article that ever appeared in The Dinosaur Files, and I received tremendous feedback on it. Over the years, I’ve seen many of the ideas that I presented in the two-part series move from being considered “pretty far-out” to becoming mainstream training methods for combat athletes around the world. I’ve also seen combat athletes who used Dinosaur methods win top competitions, including at least two World championships in grappling arts.

You’ll also see plenty of other athletes using these training methods – including football players, rugby players, and basketball players at the high school, college/university and professional levels. The head coach of one NFL team liked my workout ideas and general philosophy so much he bought copies of Dinosaur Training for every player on the team – one top strength coach who works with members of the legendary All Blacks rugby team teaches these methods to his athletes – and a famous NBA strength coach sent me a very nice letter about Dinosaur Training methods back when he was working with the Chicago Bulls and a guy named Michael Jordan.

In addition, you may be interested to know that a man who taught tactical self-defense to members of Canadian law enforcement was a big fan of Dinosaur Training – and taught his students many of the methods covered in this course. Yes, the Mounties train Dino-style!

But since we’re 20 years down the road, many current fans of Dinosaur Training missed the “100 Secrets” articles the first time around. With that in mind, I’ve decided to bring it back in the form of a training course.

I’ve updated and revised the articles, and I’ve added plenty of bonus material. So even if you saw the two-part series in The Dinosaur Files, there’s plenty of new material for you in this course. And if all of what follows is new material for you, then you’re in for a real treat – and you’re about to learn some very important information.

It’s been a pleasure to put this course together for you, and I hope you enjoy and benefit from it. Thanks for reading, and I wish you the very best of success!

Yours in strength,

Brooks Kubik


Anonymous says:

Long time reader of Brooks Kubik, and his books have always had great advice, but this one is perfect – not just for anyone looking to incorporate strength training into their combat sport practice (especially us older athletes) but anyone looking for solid, specific, no-nonsense advice and routines, all backed up with years of experience. This is a book everyone interested in strength training should read, but for those with limited time to train or anyone trying to balance sparring,…

Anonymous says:

As someone who has done a nice variety of combat sports such as boxing, wrestling, judo, and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. I have done quite a bit of research on strength and conditioning for combat athletes and this course has some of the most practical advice I have seen out there. Brooks uses a nice variety of training tools and methods that will get anyone ready for the harsh world of combat. If your interested in learning how to incorporate, barbells,dumbbells, sandbags and more to develop…

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