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kilomonsta 11-29-2008 09:08 PM

Hurricane Training (short and powerful, like a storm)
 
This "fit to fight" training will be done in five categories, spending one week on the first category as a "pre camp", and two to three weeks on the next four categories.


Category I
Jog for a five minute warmup
Sprint for 15 seconds
Let heart rate drop to 120 bmp
Repeat sprints to a total of nine times


The next four categories will be performed just as the first, but with two sets of back to back exercises during intervals, followed by a 45 second rest until next sprint. Weights and reps should vary on fighters physical ability.


Category II (increase sprints to 20 seconds)
Intervals Exercises
1-3 medicine ball toe touch,judo pushup
4-6 pike up,single leg burpee
7-9 medicine ball triangle,swiss ball pushup


Category III (increase sprints to 25 seconds)
Intervals Exercises
1-3 cable reverse fly,triceps pushdown
4-6 incline dumbell cline,dumbell shrug
7-9 barbell upright row,bentover row


Category IV (continue 25 second sprints)
Intervals Exercises
1-3 close grip bench press,behind the neck pullup
4-6 weighted dip,barbell curl
7-9 split jerk,decline dumbell pullover


Category V
Intervals Exercises
1-3 rope pull,sandbag lift (30 second sprints)
4-6 farmers walk,towel chinup (25 second sprints)
7-9 tire flip (20 second sprints)

Dempsey Roll 11-30-2008 12:28 AM

And this is supposed to do... what exactly? Build strength? Condition? It doesn't really seem hard enough for the short length, even at its hardest level.

kilomonsta 11-30-2008 12:33 AM

I can't lie, I don't know about this keep. I had picked this up from a buddy of mine, but questioned it's quality as a "fit to fight" program. Just wanted some feedback from someone who really knows how to get ready for a match.

Dempsey Roll 11-30-2008 12:47 AM

It seems like a good concept, but only really as a pre-fight conditioning program, and only if the exercises and whatnot were changed up a little bit to be a little more difficult and more balanced.

Qwertty 12-01-2008 08:10 PM

this is also in the book traing for warriors but seems like a much more hardcore version of this. This system modified to fit your needs does sound effective tho, esp if you match it the the round time + rest + number of rounds of the average fight or game or match or whatever your into

Hades 10-01-2011 08:51 AM

Purpose
 
From what I can gather, its meant to replicate the conditions of a fight, whereas you may have short busts of intense activity, such as scrambles, sprawls and g & p (the sprint sections), followed by periods of active recovery, such as being in guard, jostling for position (the weights sections). It looks interesting and is generating a lot of hype. Im currently 4 weeks out from a fight so will give it a go and see how it works for me


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