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Training for Upper Body Power in Protective Security Personnel – A Tactical Athlete Approach

by Marc Tangeman, MS, CSCS, RSCC, Andrew Shim, EDD, CSCS,*D, FNSCA, and Ian Bonder, MS, CSCS,*D, RSCC
TSAC Report January 2024
Vol 70, Issue 7

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This article discusses the importance of upper body power training for protective security personnel and its potential for an occupational performance marker.

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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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