Pete Tarling

Pete Tarling is a Field Artillery Officer, serving as a Battery Commander in the 2nd Battalion, the Royal Australian Regiment.  He is a Level 1 Strength and Conditioning Coach, a Level 1 Powerlifting Coach, a Level 1 Sports Power Coach / Club Weightlifting Coach, and a CrossFit Level 1 Trainer. Along with his coaching qualifications, he holds Certificates III and IV in Fitness and is studying a Bachelor of Exercise and Sports Science.

The views expressed in this article are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the position of the Australian Army, the Department of Defence or the Australian Government.

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Elite Human Performance in the Australian Army: Lessons from the Soviet Sports System

Which aspects of the Soviet's proven elite athlete development system are relevant to the Australian Army?

By Pete Tarling