Special Operations Fitness Training

Specializing in:
Sports Conditioning & General Fitness
Muay Thai & Mixed Martial Arts (MMA)
Personal Protection & Self Defense
Adventure Trips

Private & Group Classes
Adult & Youth Training

Serving Northern Virginia, Maryland, and Washington D.C. since 2008

Operating as usual

04/10/2020

Military GUNS

Stay away from my TP.

Quarantine Goals.😍😍😍

11/29/2019

Jumping out of airplanes... like a boss.

Yeah I miss it.

Sky sharkin' it up near Tokyo. A first-hand look at America's finest paratroopers

Pikes Peak 2019 Day One 07/15/2019

Manitou Springs 6,412 ' and 100F. Barr Camp 10,200' and 50F.

07/13/2019

The Crags (Divide, CO 2019). Acclimatization day before Pike Peak

04/01/2019

Cool Mountan Streams in March

03/25/2019

22 Words

Don't try this at home!

And I thought cycling was hard...

(via Instagram/Olena.Sheremet)

03/24/2019

Saturday BMXing!

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Mountaineering in Colorado!

Mountaineering in Colorado! - https://mailchi.mp/6c5e8b5560d7/mountaineering-in-colorado

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Gatlinburg and the Smoky Mountains

Gatlinburg and the Smoky Mountains - https://mailchi.mp/fe3cd97f0bf0/gatlinburg-and-the-smoky-mountains

mailchi.mp It is accessible only by hiking and is the only place in the Smoky Mountains where you can sleep overnight in a snug permanent structure. There are no roads that lead to the Lodge.  Hike it with S.O.F.T.!

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Thought about trying backpacking but just not sure?

Thought about trying backpacking but just not sure? - https://mailchi.mp/9ec02023eabd/thought-about-trying-backpacking-but-just-not-sure

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Hike to LeConte Lodge in the Smoky Mountains

Hike to LeConte Lodge in the Smoky Mountains - https://mailchi.mp/67fa61de1214/hike-to-leconte-lodge-in-the-smoky-mountains

mailchi.mp It is accessible only by hiking and is the only place in the Smoky Mountains where you can sleep overnight in a snug permanent structure. There are no roads that lead to the Lodge.  Hike it with S.O.F.T.!

02/14/2019

Some BMX riding over the weekend!

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Experience a weekend on the Appalachian Trail

Experience a weekend on the Appalachian Trail - https://mailchi.mp/e59d56552621/experience-a-weekend-on-the-appalachian-trail

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02/05/2019

The Gun Writer

02/03/2019

Catoctin Lodge - Day 2. Firt aid, orienteering and mountain rescue practice! Then, a murder mystery dinner! What a great day.

02/03/2019

Catoctin Mountain Lodge - Day 1. Weather - Freezing rain and snow makes for a beautiful day in the Mountains

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Join us in volunteering to protect Shenandoah National Park

Join us in volunteering to protect Shenandoah National Park - https://mailchi.mp/ece736a1cf91/join-us-in-volunteering-to-protect-shenandoah-national-park

mailchi.mp If you love Shenandoah like we do, join us this weekend to hike trails and pick up trash. We, at S.O.F.T. love and respect our National Parks and we want to help.  So, this weekend we will be staying at a modern cabin near the park and day hiking in the park.  While on the trails and near park fa...

12/07/2018

Honor Veterans - Wreaths Across America - https://mailchi.mp/9a054c82d5ae/honor-veterans-wreaths-across-america

11/30/2018

If you have seen our post about taking your kids to the mountain and your considering it or wondering what we will be doing all weekend, check this out.

Catoctin Mountain Lodge with Your Kids!
January 19-21

Saturday, January 19
10:00 a.m Meet at Catoctin Mountain National Park Visitors Center

Saturday Events:
Short hike to Cunningham Falls
Bring your packed lunch – we will eat after our hike either inside or out (depending on weather)

Afternoon Catoctin Mountain Lodge Arrival

Dinner at our lodge – gourmet burgers; hot dogs over an open flame; French fries and truffle fries; salad; plus fireplace dutch oven desert

Map reading and camp skills instruction including fire building and rope tying

Evening to relax, read, play games – it’s up to you…

Sunday events:
Breakfast at Lodge – Eggs & home cured bacon-pancake dippers along with maple syrup

Climbing safety discussion and review

Hike in Catoctin Mountain National Park with a stop at Wolf Rock for rappelling and rock climbing (we will bring ropes and safety gear)

Lunch on the trail along with warm cocoa

Family Murder Mystery Dinner back at the lodge: Appetizer - cheese sticks, meatballs; Main course – salad, spaghetti & meat sauce, garlic bread; plus special s’mores

Evening to do what you wish... maybe some map reading, flashlight tag or board games

Monday events:
Breakfast at Lodge – Gourmet oatmeal along with biscuits, gravy and homemade sausage

Orienteering at the Lodge

Optional meal on return at Mountain Gate Family restaurant in Thurmont (accepts cash and credit cards)


Join us at the Catoctin Hollow Lodge,
a modern, log cabin with a fireplace and a loft,
plus two real indoor bathrooms!
• During our two night stay,
o Hike less than a mile to our weekend home
o Enjoy the warmth of the indoors with the fun of the outdoors
o Participate in kid-friendly lodge cooking (and the kids will enjoy helping!)
o Relax in front of the fire or on the porch
• Breakfast and dinner at the cabin (five meals); instruction, planning and guides are provided
• Equipment loaning available
Call, 703-655-5134, or e-mail, [email protected], to make reservations

Our trips offer unique opportunities to enjoy the beautiful outdoors with guides! You don't have to worry about plans; we will take care of everything for you including keeping you and your family safe. Lot's of experience or none; we have activities for everyone!

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Come to the Mountains and Bring Your Kids!

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10/25/2018

Rapelling in Catoctin National Park - near our Veteran's Day Weekend Lodge. If you are experienced or would like to try, you are welcome to join us! 703-655-5134 or [email protected] for details

10/24/2018

If you are thinking of spending Veterans Day with S.O.F.T. in the Catoctin but are not quite sure, take a look at these pictures - It is a beautiful lodge in the woods with indoor plumbing! You will be glad you joined us! Contact us at [email protected] or 703-655-5134 for details

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Fall in the Mountains with modern amenities

Fall in the Mountains with modern amenities -

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10/10/2018

Fall in the Mountains with modern amenities

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Explore the San Juan Mountains

Explore the San Juan Mountains -

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05/01/2018

My St Helens April 2018. Proof that old Green Berets are as crazy as young ones

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Join Soft for Spring in Shenandoah

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5 Reasons to Hike the Appalachian Trail

5 Reasons to Hike the Appalachian Trail -

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5 Reasons You should Hike the Appalachian Trail

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Plans President's Day Weekend?

Plans President's Day Weekend? - Join us for an adventure

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12/18/2017

Two dogs after a run

11/12/2017

Winter Wilderness Adventure

Interested in extending
your outdoor season??

Join S.O.F.T. for our 2018 Winter Wilderness Weekends

January - one night backpacking and tenting in Shenandoah

February - two nights at a rustic mountain cabin. No electricity but there is a fireplace and wood burning stove!

We are experienced in extreme outdoor camping and will ensure you stay safe, warm and fed plus you'll have a great time on your winter adventure!

E-mail [email protected] or 703-655-5134 for more details and to reserve your spot.

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S.O.F.T. Open House - Our Thanks to You - Food, Fun & Information

S.O.F.T. Open House - Our Thanks to You - Food, Fun & Information -

us10.campaign-archive.com 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.,                                       January 20, Arlington, VA RSVP at [email protected] for location details

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Hike, Backpack, Rope bridge and Ghost hunt this weekend!

Hike, Backpack, Rope bridge and Ghost hunt this weekend!

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Topographic Map Reading Part 2
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Lori Leffler teaching our self defense class.

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Friday 6am - 9pm
Saturday 8am - 3pm
Sunday 10am - 3pm

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