Ryan, George
Amundson, Gregory
Peak Performance and Recovery Training for the Tactical Operator
1 DAYS
Hours: 4    Start Time: 08:00    End Time: 12:00    
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This workshop is designed to acquaint law enforcement personnel and tactical operators with the Peak Performance and Recovery Training skill-sets that are utilized in high performance arenas such as professional sports and elite military units. Additionally, the workshop also teaches the main tenets of achieving peak performance in the field and of optimizing recovery from the rigors faced by first responders and operators. In a lecture-based format, participants will be taught how to:

  • Improve their sleep, nutrition and hydration
  • Mitigate the effects of stress through physical and mental practices
  • Enhance decision making
  • Improve emotional control and management
  • Boost resilience
  • Integrate proper recovery techniques into their daily routines
  • Receive strategic steps on implementing functional movement training within a first responder environment


  • George Ryan - Bio
    Sgt. George Ryan has been a member of the Los Angeles Police Department for over 26 years. During his tenure, he has worked assignments such as Patrol, Special Problems Unit and Gangs. In addition, he was assigned to LAPD SWAT for over 17 years. Presently, he is the OIC of Field Operations Training Unit in Training Division. Ryan also has been a student of the martial arts for over 30 years and is a Martial Arts Masters Hall of Fame inductee. Combining his experiences as a police officer and as a martial artist, he has created a self-defense system that is unique to law enforcement and specialized tactical units. He has been teaching his self-protection concepts to law enforcement and tactical operators for over 20 years. This program is considered easy to learn, highly effective and readily recalled during a crisis situation. In addition, Ryan is the founder and creator of the CrossFit Striking Trainer Course.

    Gregory Amundson - Bio
    Greg Amundson has served in local, state and federal law enforcement for more than 18 years in numerous capacities including SWAT, field training officer, defensive tactics instructor and sniper. He also served as a US Army Military Police Captain and TAC Officer where he instructed leadership and Army Combatives at the US Army Officer Candidate School. He is a Black Belt in Krav Maga and Honor Graduate of the Los Angeles PD Handgun Instructor School (HITS). He currently serves as a reserve deputy and law enforcement chaplain for the Santa Cruz (CA) Harbor Patrol. Amundson is the author of two bestselling books, and is a graduate student at Western Seminary pursuing a Masters of Divinity with an emphasis in Chaplaincy.