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http://www.activeshooterdefense.expert/

http://www.activeshooterdefense.expert/ | Fitness and Self-Defense | Scoop.it

Our experienced team of professional trainers began making Active Shooter Defense training courses available to the general public, not just our members, after the event at Sandy Hook.

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More great work being done by Ryan Hoover and Fit to Fight®

Train to be first. 

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Teachers train to stop school shooters

Teachers train to stop school shooters | Fitness and Self-Defense | Scoop.it
Teachers training to stop a potential school shooter aren't planning to hide behind desks in a classroom, they're looking to actively stop the gunman.
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Welcome to the world we live in. Schools aren't safe and teachers need to have a better option than locking the door, turning the lights off, and hoping an intruder doesn't get in.

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Breaking Brutal DVD - YouTube

Ryan Hoover, Co-Founder of Fit To Fight®; shares some of the high level tactics and principles, usually reserved for Affiliates and Members only. These fight...
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"Defense is for suckers."

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Finding Krav Maga: Ryan Hoover, Fit to Fight, and His Hunt for Realism

Finding Krav Maga: Ryan Hoover, Fit to Fight, and His Hunt for Realism | Fitness and Self-Defense | Scoop.it
    "I had 3 options to survive: run fast, talk fast, or fight well." Ryan Hoover is co-founder of Fit to Fight ®, an affiliate-based Krav Maga, self-defense, and fitness academy, headqua...
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"...they’ve (Ryan Hoover and Jeff Jimmo) learned to keep their own razors sharp through constant learning and self-improvement."
Not all Krav Maga is the same. Know your trainer and their philosophy.

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Why NFL Players Use MMA Training (And You Should, Too) | Fit-to-Fight

Why NFL Players Use MMA Training (And You Should, Too) | Fit-to-Fight | Fitness and Self-Defense | Scoop.it
NFL players training in combat sports? It may seem odd and the connection may not be readily apparent, but football and MMA have many parallels. Some
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MMA is applicable to many sports. Ryan Hoover's work with numerous NFL players and coaches is just one element of the implementation.

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Local Teachers Call For Self-Defense Training Following School Tragedies

Local Teachers Call For Self-Defense Training Following School Tragedies | Fitness and Self-Defense | Scoop.it
Security cameras, locked doors, new ID badges: all helpful tools in keeping schools safe, but some teachers are saying they're not enough.
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It astounds me that our society has to wait until children are killed before flaws in safety are addressed. What's even more disappointing is that tragedies, such as this, create a buzz for a few months and then quickly fade into a date with a moment of silence attached.

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Winter weather poses self-defense challenges

Winter weather poses self-defense challenges | Fitness and Self-Defense | Scoop.it
Andre Herbert and Amber Staklinski of Fit to Fight paid a visit to WBTV News Saturday Morning to demonstrate how to protect yourself if you're attacked during the winter season.

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No matter what season, it's crucial to think about how your clothes may restrict you or influence your ability to respond to a situation.

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Marie Abbatoy's curator insight, January 26, 2014 10:22 PM

Some very good tips and safety reminders for those readers who live in snowy, areas of the county!

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Self defense moves every woman should know

Self defense moves every woman should know | Fitness and Self-Defense | Scoop.it
with Ryan Hoover and Amber Staklinski
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How To Survive Carjackings Using KRAV MAGA and PSYCHOLOGY!

How To Survive Carjackings Using KRAV MAGA and PSYCHOLOGY! | Fitness and Self-Defense | Scoop.it
I traveled to Charlotte, North Carolina upon the request of the Funker Tactical community to find a Krav Maga expert.  What happened next was actuall ...
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An awesome video, shot by Funker Tactical, at a 2 hour carjacking seminar at the Fit to Fight® World Headquarters in Charlotte, NC.  In the video, co-founder Ryan Hoover talks about some basic techniques and tactics for dealing with a potential carjacking.

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Pit crews exchange weights for boxing gloves - YouTube

The training for the Hendrick Motorsports pit crews goes beyond lifting weights and practicing live stops. They often do yoga and pool workouts, too. Recentl...
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Ryan Hoover and his instructors from FTF Gastonia and FTF Charlotte have been to Hendricks Motorsports multiple times this year to train the Pit Crews. This is a video from their second session in February. Pictures from various sessions are available on their facebook pages (as well as the Fit to Fight page).

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FTF Charlotte - Timeline Photos | Facebook

FTF Charlotte - Timeline Photos | Facebook | Fitness and Self-Defense | Scoop.it
Summer Training for students! Available for a limited time.
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What a great way for students to spend the summer! Especially those going to college in the fall.

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Your Fit to Fight® Fix: Get the Pluck Outta Here - YouTube

In this segment, Fit to Fight® co-founder, Ryan Hoover, identifies our reasoning for eliminating plucking defenses for basic chokes from the front and behind...
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Fit to Fight® Krav Maga has done away with the pluck! This is a bold move by Ryan Hoover and Fit to Fight® as the pluck is about as much of a staple for Krav Maga as the front kick to the groin. What are your thoughts on this innovation?

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The Trouble With Competitive Exercise

The Trouble With Competitive Exercise | Fitness and Self-Defense | Scoop.it
STACK Expert Ryan Hoover opines on how and why competitive exercise programs can be irresponsible and even dangerous. Should a penguin race
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Great insight from Fit to Fight® Co-founder, Ryan Hoover, in regards to "Competitive Exercise." Exercise is about bettering yourself everyday - it's you vs. you.

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