Entries by SpartanArmy

How Gear Can Help Take Your Training To The Next Level

The following is a great article written by Ed Flosi. Ed’s a police sergeant in San Jose, California. He has been in law enforcement for over 25 years and is currently assigned as a supervisor in the Training Unit. Ed has a unique combination of academic background and practical real world experience including patrol, special […]

Safety in LE training is an attitude, not an action

The following is an article by Sgt. Steve Papenfuhs as it appeared in PoliceOne. It’s a must read for any involved in training…at any level. “In my three decades (plus) as a trainer first in the martial arts then in law enforcement I’ve come across a number of instructors who seem to have something to […]

The Spartan Army Goes Pro-Active

Spartan Training Gear™ is pleased to announce its newest alliance and sponsored school, Pro-Active Safety Systems and Bailey’s Karate. Both Pro-Active and Bailey’s are owned and operated by Tom Arcuri. Here’s a quick bio on Tom: Tom Arcuri’s training in self-defense, safety and confrontation management training began in 1981. A well-known and respected coach and innovator in the […]

Super Summer Seminars

Spartan Training Gear is proud to announce that it will be attending the Super Summer Seminars in Herkimer, NY. July 15-17, 2011. Every year 200-300 instructors and students from all over the U.S. and Canada come together for a weekend of fun, friendship and training. Super Summer is open to any martial artist regardless of […]

You’ve got questions, we’ve got answers

We’ve gotten, literally, dozens of emails in the last week from fans asking what this new ‘Spartan’ suit is all about. They want to know about price, sizing, colours, ordering, etc. Well, we’ve got an FAQ all prepped for when our website goes live, but we think now might be a good time to get […]

Functional Edge MMA joins The Spartan Army

Spartan Training Gear is pleased to announce its corporate alliance with Tony Torres, his Functional Edge System and Functional Edge Mixed Martial Arts. The work Tony Torres is doing to advance the development of behaviorally-based personal defense is second to none. We’re pleased that the Hoplite Training Armour can be incorporated into this training and eventually become an […]

Hell of a good start…

T. Civico received his Hoplite Training Armour™ right before the Christmas holidays. While most of us we’re eating, drinking and being merry, this hardcore dude decided to take his new gear for a spin. Here’s some pictures and the great testimonial he sent in: “In reality-based training you need multi-purpose gear that allows you to […]

Prepare for glory…

As Spartan Training Gear™ prepares for the imminent launch of its Hoplite Training Armour™ line in January 2011, the only thing left to do is put this bad boy to the test. We need to make sure it’ll live up to the name ‘Spartan’ and is ready to take punishment from the best soldiers, cops […]