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Two years ago today, our mace and club journey began

Don Giafardino and Lisa Hamburg drove from Deerfield Beach Florida to the Cave to do our first workshop on training with his excellent Adex clubs and maces. This was a huge turning point in our training, to say the least! I knew in my gut that this was something would be huge; back then IContinue reading “Two years ago today, our mace and club journey began”

Today is day!

We are really psyched to let you know about our new website, which is for people who want to start a mace and club training program at their gym. You can see numerous people swinging maces online, but that doesn’t teach you how to program  the training for people just starting out. We haveContinue reading “Today is day!”

Unofficial mace & club competition at the Cave on June 24

First time doing three minutes of “10-to-2” with my Adex mace As part of our “Steel drums, steel clubs, & maces” summer party we will hold an unofficial competition with our Adex maces & clubs. There will be two events, one with each type of implement. Keep practicing! This will help everyone work up aContinue reading “Unofficial mace & club competition at the Cave on June 24”

Don’t limit yourself

Simple mace warm up from Frank DiMeo on Vimeo. There are many ways to get stronger and more fit. One of my favorite mentors, Zach Even-Esh, said, “I won’t discriminate against anything that can make me stronger.” I agree 100%!

Sleds, Adex clubs, & deadlifts

Looking back over the last months I was blessed to hit a new PR on my deadlift which was 10 1/2lb over my previous one. I had been plateaued for quite a while; then  I went to Ed Coan’s Powerlifting Seminar and with his coaching on the mental aspect of lifting, I broke through. AtContinue reading “Sleds, Adex clubs, & deadlifts”

New Adex exercise club & mace classes!

We are really psyched to be adding exercise club and mace training to our schedule! Exercise clubs and maces work your body very differently from barbells, dumbbells, etc. These classes will be on Tuesdays and Thursdays 6:30-7:00pm