October 8, 2019The StrongFirst Tactical Strength Challenge returns around the world on Saturday, October 26. The TSC is a personal challenge held twice a year, but the October instalment also sees men and women in the Competition Division vie to be crowned annual TSC Champion. What does it take to reach the top of the scoreboard? Someone […]
December 4, 2018Want to increase your pull-up reps? How about improve your pull-up technique? We have a program that delivers and, provided you follow its principles, is virtually foolproof. But it isn’t for the faint-hearted. Having a solid understanding of those principles will help, as will lessons learned in the field by top TSC competitor, Alex Tanskey. […]
January 30, 2018Yes, it is still a (world-wide) competition, twice each year. But many (if not most) participants have a completely different reason for committing to the TSC.
September 19, 2017Training multiple get-ups can have huge carryover to the rest of your training in the form of gains in your pull-ups and squats, increased mobility, and greater work-load capacity, just to name a few things.
March 14, 2017When we start viewing the press and the pull as more similar than different, this opens the door from a programming standpoint. What is the logic and science behind this? Read on.
June 24, 2019Ah, the trusty pull-up. Once a staple of every child’s PE class, it has fallen by the wayside as physical education in schools has declined. So even though pull-ups are still one of the best exercises you can do, for many people they’re nothing more than a distant memory of being yelled at by a […]
February 20, 2018Transform your pull-ups from "fine" to "outstanding." You may need to step back the weight and the reps at first to get them to "outstanding" status, but this is how to do it.
November 9, 2017Ladies and gentlemen, the 2017 Fall TSC results are in! Thank you to everyone who participated in this unique worldwide event. Read on for a full recap and results.
April 14, 2017Ladies and gentlemen, the Spring 2017 TSC results are final! Congratulations to all who participated and let us acknowledge the highest combined scores in each of the ten categories.
October 27, 2016The Fall TSC results are final! Thank you to everyone who took part in this day of worldwide strength, spirit, and camaraderie—and we would like to especially welcome all of our first-time participants. We hope you're hooked.