Brain to Boot

Brain to Boot mental toughness manual and training package

Tank Todd recently released Brain to Boot, a 449-page military CQC and military self-defence psychological enhancement and conditioning manual with an accompanying audio training package.

Civilian styles and systems observations and assessments for CQC purposes

For close to 3 decades my work has included observing and assessing fighting systems. This is an important aspect of identification of combative primary tactics and skills and also familiarization with potential enemy fighting arts. I have also had to process military close combat instructor applications for the International Close Combat Instructors Association including observing […]

The Myth of MMA Fighting Out of Poverty

Rocky Marciano was born poor and died rich. But that was boxing, not MMA. In 2011 when I took the Cambodian team to fight MMA the first professional tournament in Malaysia, a lot of people were putting pressure on me to sign them to one of Asia’s most prestigious MMA promotions, even though the Cambodians […]

How Western Wrestlers Changed Judo

How Western Wrestlers Changed Judo

  “Judo is a source of national pride in Japan, where the martial art originated.” (Cheng, 2012) But as larger, stronger foreigners, often with a wrestling background, entered the sport, the Japanese world-domination of Judo was challenged. Over the last fifty years judo has seen many rule changes which remove the advantage from western trained […]

Todd Group Training Zambia for the Guardians and Protectors of Endangered Wildlife

The Todd Group has had considerable association with training protectors of wildlife anti-poaching personnel. This begun with operators making contact with Todd Group HQ and being referred to our UK depot for training initially. After this some of the personnel attended Todd Group courses in Thailand and South Africa and we also had Todd Group […]