How Being Coachable Helped Me Tame the Beast

I recently trusted my Beast Tamer training to Pavel. The experience gave me renewed insight into what it feels like to be coached – and how to be coachable.

How to Systematically Improve Your TSC Numbers

Here's my advice on how to improve your TSC numbers based on my personal experience and success in competition. Some of these you can try today.

A Long Way to Press: Work Capacity, Levers, and Tall People

For those of us in the business of getting people strong, we may need to reevaluate how we do that for each athlete. Let's look at the science of pressing for tall people.

How to Train for Mass With Chins and Dips

Training for mass without barbells is tricky business. I designed this program to create mass with chins and dips. It’s a serious strength program for the upper body.

Tactical Strength Challenge: Spring 2014 Results and Tips

Announcing the winners of the Spring 2014 TSC, as well as Ollie Quinn's story of how he trained to win the Men’s Elite Division accompanied by analysis and commentary.

Fall 2015 TSC Recap

The Fall 2015 TSC saw more participants than ever. Incredible results, and INSPIRING efforts! Here are the highest scores in each of the eight categories.

Six Weeks to Strong: The SF 930 Plan

The plan uses high reps of 8-12 per set and unheard of rest periods between them. It will build a lot of strength into your weighted pull-up and kettlebell press in just six weeks.

TSC Competition Prep: The Final 2 Weeks

Let's take a look at the last two weeks leading up to a TSC competition and outline how you can best set yourself up for success on event day.

Tactical Strength Challenge: Participation, Community, Strength

The Tactical Strength Challenge is a powerful tool - not just for building your muscles, but also for building your business and community. Here's how!

Get Stronger: Chronicles of a Lightweight Beast Tamer

Becoming a Beast Tamer began as an idea , but once I came up with the perfect formula I knew I could tame this Beast. The formula was simple: get stronger.