Coach Sonnon

Background

Who do world class coaches consult and endorse? Ask American Sambo Academy Director Dr Brett Jacques, USA Judo Team Coach Neil Ohlenkamp, SFC Matt Larsen NCOIC at the US ARMY Combatives School, USA Karate Coach Tokey Hill, Canadian Sambo Team Coach Igor Yakimov, World Brazilian Jiujitsu Champion Steve Maxwell, UFC Winner Elvis Sinosic, Fitness Icon Pavel Tsatsouline, National Law Enforcement Program Director Mike Gillette, Wake Forest University Head Strength & Conditioning Coach Ethan Reeve. They all endorse Coach Sonnon.

Coach Sonnon is the single most trusted resource on physical culture and martial art, as an international champion, USA National Coach, Physical Conditioning Advisor and a multiple time Hall of Fame inductee.

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Coach Scott Sonnon
Author, Inventor, Coach.

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  • USA National SOMBO Coach, 1993 - 1995
  • Founder Universal Sambo Team - 1994-1996
  • 1999 Fighting Arts Instructor International Hall of Fame
  • Developer of Zdorovye, the Russian Natural Health System - 1998
  • First foreigner to be selected to train in the former Soviet Union in Russian Martial Art - 1996
  • Launched American Academy for Russian Martial Art and Combat Skill, Inc. in 1996, the first RMA training center in USA and the official instructor training headquarters for System ROSS in N. America.
  • Inducted into the International Martial Arts Hall of Fame as Master Instructor of the Year 1999
  • Creator of over 40 Award-winning Performance Enhancements Resources.
  • Published author of Clubbell Training For Circular Strength, Maximology - The Pursuit of Human Excellence, RMAX Magazine, Body-Flow: Freedom From Fear-Reactivity and much more...
  • In June of 2003, Coach Sonnon received his official patent for his strength and conditioning invention, the Clubbell!
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Articles

  • Is Your Training Hardly Smart Or Smartly Hard?

    I hear many people saying that they're worried about performance levels as a result of recovering from an injury, and facing the ominous tick-tock of our aging. Learn why and what the difference between training hardly smart and smartly hard!

  • Arm-Bar Counter-Strength!

    With my background in Sambo competing and coaching internationally, I originally developed the Clubbell? as a means of Specific Physical Preparedness (SPP) for combat sports. This article describes the theory supporting SPP...

  • Double-D: 8 Minutes Of Delicious Torture!

    The DOUBLE-D (or the Double Density Death March) may give you significant useable muscle growth in the arms, chest, neck, back and core. Learn how to utilize clubbells and kettlebells to gain strength and size!

  • Cutting The Sandbags On Your Balloon!

    If you understand how things fit all together. You don't need to sit down and create a thesis on your life. Merely having the skills developed from this exercise, you'll instantly start to innervate your life's details ... start pulling back the anchor.

  • Size Matters... NOT! Does Size Mean You're Strong?

    Demonstrating at the Arnold Classic certain feats of strength such as a Clean to Hand Balancing the 45LBS clubbell seemed to be more of a strength oddity for the larger-than-life beefcake brigade who couldn't even lift the Bruiser. Does size mattter?

  • Three Dimensional Balance Training: No Equipment. No Fuss. No Cost!

    Has balance training become en vogue and the new rave? From physical therapy to the hottest glamour gym, fitness enthusiasts everywhere are jumping on the wobbling, jostling and teetering balance training bandwagon. Learn why!

  • The Inner Unit Of Core Activation!

    Some people have expressed that they would like to know more of the science underpinning Body-Flow. Therefore, I thought I'd share one of the recent insights brought to light through a Q&A with a client.

  • Panic Control For The Warrior Athlete!

    I traveled the world to gain insight into the methods elite athletes use to augment their skills and enhance their performance. The result became Circular Strength Training System's core model: the Three Dimensional Performance Pyramid.

  • Cleaning The Slate!

    Most people are taught confidence in doing something specific, that only through learning specific skills will they become competent. Learn why here!

  • The Media Myth Of The Flinch Reflex!

    Understanding how to control one's emotional arousal is paramount to victory... and survival. Due to the nature of martial arts, I intended CST to provide a means of off-setting negative affects combat causes and to perform better.

  • Alternate Forms Of Stretching: The Dog Screwing Dolphin!

    No, the name of the exercise is not a joke. If you would like to see what I am talking about then you will just have to read through this article.

  • The Energy Returns!

    People filter out information which they are not prepared to see or hear. This leads me to this article with the intention to restate and reinforce the entire methodology ... and the core glossary of the method.

  • Intuitive Training Defined!

    If you want to prevent burn-out over-training and injuries, and if you want to continue to make positive results indefinitely, then your RPE should be one of the key factor in your program assessment.

  • Combat SPP: Find Your Own Path!

    What would you do, if you could go back? What would you change? What is the win/lose ethic? Learn how to use Combat SPP to your advantage!

  • Mobility Superior To Flexibility!

    Mobility practice is a daily requirement, whereas flexibility training is not. Mobility practice provides nutritive and lubricative fluid to wash each joint (which it would not happen without doing so), reversing the aging-process...

  • The Warhorse On Ice: Power Without Performance!

    What is performance breathing and what can it do for you? Also, find out the six primary protocols of performance breathing...

  • When The Tough Get Going...

    There seems to be a toggle switch in fitness. People lump programs into one of two categories: over-training or under-training. Find out what makes the difference between those who make it and those who don't.

  • When The Tough Get Going!

    There seems to be a toggle switch in fitness. People lump programs into one of two categories: over-training or under-training. Find out what makes the difference between those who make it and those who don't.

  • The Last Neck Exercise You'll Ever Need!

    I'm an average size for a man. As a matter of fact, demonstrating at the Arnold Classic certain feats of strength such as a Clean to Hand Balancing the 45LBS clubbell seemed to be more of a strength oddity for the larger-than-life beefcake...

  • Performance Overrides Precision!

    Most people are taught confidence in doing something specific, that only through learning specific skills will they become competent. Learn why here!

  • Breath Before Emotion!

    You will accelerate your training and performance in general if you orient your approach to reflect the actual science behind breathing, rather than upon urban myths. What do you see when an individual attempts to relax?

  • Bear & Rabbit: Strength Chasing Your Endurance!

    Some people have expressed that they would like to know more of the science underpinning Body-Flow. Therefore, I thought I'd share one of the recent insights brought to light through a Q&A with a client.

  • Vibration Training For Enhanced Performance!

    Vibration Training strategies have been around for a very long time - several million as a matter of fact. Animals do this instinctively. Find out what it is and how it can help you!

  • The End Of GPP!

    I may chill the bones of the Strength and Conditioning ivory tower and frighten the wallets of the soapbox training gurus, but at a certain point in your training, it's critical to end GPP. What then? Let's go into this in a little detail ...

  • What Is Circulo-Respiratory Distress?

    How do you get tougher? Before I give you tips on how to increase your toughness in your training, let me go a bit more deeply into what it means to be tough.