TFR 230 - Tactical Fitness System Differences (Elements vs Events) Special Ops Level Training


    This Tactical Fitness Report focuses on the training system Stew Smith ( has been developing for nearly 25 years now. What is the difference between the Seasonal Tactical Fitness Periodization programs recently developed vs. previous years?

    What is the difference between the Special Ops programs and the Seasonal Tactical Fitness Periodization programs? 

    Remember it is all about creating a program that focuses on weaknesses development and maintenance of your strengths. This system allows for that to happen by systematically making changes to the programming every 13 weeks (seasons of the year). 

    For more information check out the article on Seasonal Tactical Fitness Periodization and understand the phases of tactical fitness and the process to become GOOD at all the elements of fitness. 

    See the Seasonal Tactical Fitness Periodization section.

    Also check out the specific special ops level training that prepares for both phase 1 and phase 2 of tactical fitness: Getting TO and THROUGH the training. The events of specific spec ops pipelines are the focus in these programs. 

    Check out other videos of combat swimmer stroke, workouts, and other spec ops related training. See for more information about military, law enforcement, special ops, fire fighting training programs.