Integrated Perspectives on Tactical Preparation—Adding Mental Skill Training to Physical Fitness during Police Training Scenarios

by Stacy L Gnacinski, MS, CSCS, and Ken Brock
TSAC Report January 2019
Vol 1, Issue 50

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This article shares various options for integrating mental skills training into existing strength and conditioning programs. Such simultaneous, dual-training approaches may better prepare officers for the realities of occupational performance.

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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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Stacy L Gnacinski, MS, CSCS

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Stacy Gnacinski is an Assistant Professor at Drake University in Des Moines, IA. She currently holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from the ...

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Ken Brock is an 18-year veteran of the West Des Moines Police Department. Formerly working in the Narcotics and Patrol Divisions, he now serves in the...

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