Facility Design Considerations for Tactical Populations

by Ryan Fowler, CSCS, TSACF, RSCCD
TSAC Report July 2023
Vol 68, Issue 4


This article explains the specific considerations of building a tactical training space and how to maximize the potential of the dedicated space by having a stable of equipment that reflects the needs of the audience.

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This article originally appeared in TSAC Report, the NSCA’s quarterly, online-only publication geared toward the training of tactical athletes, operators, and facilitators. It provides research-based articles, performance drills, and conditioning techniques for operational, tactical athletes. The TSAC Report is only available for NSCA Members. Read more articles from TSAC Report 



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Ryan Fowler is the Strength and Conditioning Coordinator in theHuman Performance Program at the Naval Special Warfare Center.He entered the tactical s ...

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