TACFIT® was created by RMAX International co-founder Scott Sonnon, former USA National Police Team Coach for Sambo submission fighting - part of the Police and Fire Fighter Olympics. As US Coach, Sonnon trained extensively for six years with the former USSR Ministry of Internal Affairs (MVD) and Special Operations Unit (Spetsnaz) Physical Conditioning and Performance Enhancement Specialists at the RETAL (Physical Skill Consultant Scientific & Practical Training) Center and was the first American to be licensed by the Russian government. Sonnon is one of a handful of individuals outside of the former USSR to earn the coveted “Honourable Master of Sport” – the highest athletic distinction recognized in the former Soviet Union.
Due to the physical and learning disabilities he overcame in his youth, Sonnon capitalizes upon advances in biomechanics, stress physiology, athletic biochemistry and sports/combat psychology to become an international champion martial artist in both Russian Sambo and Chinese Sanshou kickboxing.
He discovered that it wasn't merely being bigger, faster or stronger than your opponents, but being better which counted most. Studying motor development technologies, he evolved his Delta-Alpha motor sophistication approach which allows rapid advancement of skill and fitness for all populations.
Rather than just catering to the genetic 2% who can train in anything and get results, he knows how to take a zero to hero and crafted the TACFIT® 26 Program array to exploit the natural tendencies of the body to adapt to waves of stress - physically, mentally and emotionally.
However much science underpins it, Sonnon’s approach itself is austere, primitive, primal and portable: Clubbells, kettlebells, monkey and parallel bars, medicine balls, jump boxes and ropes, gymnastic rings, and sandbags. This array of equipment is as old as physical culture itself because each successfully allows the greatest potential for functional, varied and improvised use of the entire body matrix.
Scott's peak performance enhancement methods are on the scientific cutting-edge proving themselves again and again where it counts: in the real world on and off the field of athletics.
RMAX International Co-Founder
Creator of the Circular Strength Training System®
Inventor of the Clubbell®