Improve your MMA kicking with body conditioning through exercises such as the airborne lunge, demonstrated by John Wolf as instructed by Scott Sonnon in this NEW excerpt from his Ultimate Conditioning DVD series.

In addition to serving as the U.S. National Sambo Team coach and a top-level referee, Scott Sonnon is a multi-sport national and international champion. As the first American to study behind the Iron Curtain with the USSR's national and Olympic coaches, he earned the Honourable Master of Sport diploma. In the 1990s, Scott Sonnon was appointed chairman for establishing the rule structure forsambo'smixed-martial arts competition. Scott Sonnon has trained Alberto Crane, Elvis Sinosic, Jorge Rivera and Egan Inoue. Scott Sonnon has also worked as a training adviser for the National Law Enforcement and Security Institute, the U.S. Army Combatives School, Italian counterterrorism units, Australian law-enforcement personnel, Russian and Israeli special forces, the Norwegian military security forces, and the Office of Air and Marine. In hisUltimate ConditioningDVD series, Scott Sonnon takes viewers through a series of progressively difficult workouts using plyometric boxes, sandbags, kettlebells, medicine balls, body weight and Sonnon's proprietary Clubbell® to improve strength, endurance and overall skills. In this excerpt fromUltimate Conditioning — Volume 3: Kickers, Scott Sonnon takes colleague John Wolf through an exercise called the airborne lunge.


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