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Tactical Athlete Initiative

About the Initiative


To reduce the number of injuries and increase readiness and preparedness of tactical athletes.

What are tactical athletes?

Tactical athletes can include military, law enforcement and firefighters. Georgia Southern University seeks to achieve this mission through education, service and research.

Areas of Interest

Upcoming Events

Peer Fitness Training Seminar: It’s Time to Move


Saturday, November 6, 2021
8:45 a.m.-4 p.m.


Georgia Southern University
Recreation Activity Center (RAC)
2687 Akins Blvd
Statesboro, GA 30458


$50 per person. Price includes lunch and t-shirt

Do you want to increase the overall health and wellness of your department?

Georgia Southern University faculty and staff have carefully designed a rigorous course that is sure to develop transferable skills. Speakers will guide you in training approaches backed by research to improving your department’s training. This seminar uses a hands-on approach to cover a variety of wellness topics to include the following:

  • Utilizing performance assessments
  • Keys to reducing injury risks
  • Correcting “The Big 6”
  • Modifying training variables
  • Training recruits
  • Addressing low-back pain
  • Making the most out of group sessions
  • Networking with professionals in your area

Keynote Speaker: Tony Soika, MS, RSCC, CSCS, TSAC-F

To provide the best experience, only 50 spaces are available.

Last updated: 10/7/2021