About This Episode: George Briones: Strength Coach for Tactical Athletes – EJP 98
Originally from San Antonio, Texas, George Briones grew up playing soccer, basketball, football and ran track. He joined the Marines in 2007 and was a Reconnaissance Marine with deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan and was an Instructor at Basic Reconnaissance Course for three and half years. George left his military career behind to become the Head Coach at SOFlete HQ, where he prepares candidates for Special Forces Assessment and Selection. Today, George’s focus is on the hybrid athlete, a unique breed who can excel simultaneously in both strength and endurance activities. You can follow George on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
In this interview we talk about:
– George’s sporting background and his military career
– The difference between tactical fitness and regular fitness
– His job as Head Coach at SOFlete HQ
– Training the hybrid athlete
Team RSF, Marine Ultrarunners, Project Motive
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