Hello, Santa Clara fitness family! Today’s workout is Santa-approved and it’s coming to town with a twist! Are you feeling ‘Naughty or Nice’? At the Academy of Self Defense, we’re giving you the power to decide with our creatively crafted “Naughty or Nice” WOD. Here’s the holiday scoop: For thoseRead More →


Next Post Coming Soon…▶ From Extar USA . . . Firearm innovator Extar USA has evolved the popular EP9 platform into a carbine, and not simply given it a longer barrel. Demonstrating once again engineering prowess and a genuine care for customer interests, the EP9 Carbine accomplishes a weight and recoil combinationRead More →

Hello, fitness trailblazers! Are you ready to bounce, toss, and roll into one of the most exhilarating workouts we’ve ever designed? At the Academy of Self Defense in Santa Clara, we’ve just whipped up the “Ballers 100”, and trust us, it’s nothing short of spectacular. Here’s the lowdown on BallersRead More →

Elevate Your Morning with ‘EZ DAY 13’ AMRAP Challenge! Hello, Santa Clara’s morning movers! Rise and shine! It’s time to greet the day with ‘EZ DAY 13’, a workout that’s anything but easy. This AMRAP (As Many Reps As Possible) is designed to jump-start your morning with a burst ofRead More →


Next Post Coming Soon…▶ We’ve been fans of Maven optics for years now. See our reviews here, here and here as examples. Now they’re out with a new first focal plane rifle scope, the RS1.2 2.5-15×44, and the medium-sized S.3 20-40X spotting scope. Here’s their press release . . .Read More →

Unleash Your Inner Beast with ‘Whiskey WOD #35: Who’s Dog Is This?’ Hey Santa Clara fitness pack! Are you ready to run with the big dogs in today’s workout? “Whiskey WOD #35: Who’s Dog Is This?” is not just a workout; it’s an adventurous romp through a variety of challenging,Read More →


Next Post Coming Soon…▶ Now there’s something you don’t see every day. Langdon Tactical has taken one of Beretta’s popular little pocket pistols, the .32 ACP Tomcat, and customized it. They’ve given the trigger a fluff and buff, added a threaded barrel, Cerakoted it and cut the slide for anRead More →

Redefine Your Limits with the ‘EMOM 1:30’ WOD! Hello, Santa Clara’s vibrant fitness community! Are you ready to shake up your evening routine? The ‘EMOM 1:30’ WOD is here, and it’s nothing short of a fitness puzzle waiting to be solved. Led by the dynamic Coach Serra, this workout isRead More →