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WHERE THE WILD THINGS GO

There is much merit and brilliance in the high technology world we live in.  With very few exceptions, even those born “BC” (before computers) must strain to remember days before […]

PERFORMANCE UPON DEMAND

Peaking for an athletic event with a long, detailed training plan has long been considered a solid road to success.  Terms such as programming and Specific Action to Imposed Demands […]

NEVER SECOND PLACE

A legendary Border Patrol Agent, World War II Marine Corps veteran, and experienced gunfighter, Bill Jordan coined two phrases that apply to the path of the professional.  The first is […]

MOBILITY

Combat is a movement-based activity.  A true strength of the man-of-action is the emphasis – in preparation and in operations – on mobility.  Strength, speed, and endurance are only of […]

THE HALLIGAN

There are few – if any – professions that better emulate the EXEMPLAR ethic than the professional firefighter. In their myriad tasks and encounters, they have many tools, vehicles, protective […]

THE MOMENT

Professionals train for one thing:  the moment. Hardship.  Physical discipline.  Steadfast perseverance.  Unquestioned loyalty and adherence to a standard.  All are aspects of training and why it occurs.  The young […]

BODY TRAINING

Physical training offers many goals:  Run a 10k race.  Increase the bench press.  Be the top performer in your Crossfit gym.  These are all worthy, all hard, all good. The […]

Comments on Preparation for Combat

With regard to the training aspect, I subscribe to the following: 1) Simple is what killing is, whether with a spear or a JDAM. The act itself is simple. 2) […]

BIAS FOR ACTION

The Exemplar is a doer.  An active participant who seeks to enter the arena and take decisive steps to solve a problem or improve the situation.  Trains to be ready; […]

Intent and Creativity within Patterns

The mindset utilized in following the patterns of techniques extends to aspects other than the movement/behavioral patterns we do in training. “Patterning” can be a very useful attribute until it begins to impinge […]

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