In February of 2022, I passed the FPAT at the OFAI testing center. For weeks leading up to the test, I'd been training in my home gym and running the roads of Brantford, Ontario.Read More
Despite the running water, we turn towards it and start to figure out how to move against it. The problem is, we have to figure it out while we're fighting it.
Resiliency is about preparing for a future where you'll be stood against trouble. Let's focus this conversation on a tool-set we already use; forcible entry.
Despite what may be possible, they desperately wish you will have the fortitude, durability and passion to help every single time they call.
We had a talk about physical fitness, mental toughness and what you need to do to be prepared to fight.
Your fitness protocol is the baseline that ensures your safety, the safety of your team and successful response to the public.
It's time once again to peel back some of the tough exterior and rebuild those skills to fully actualize my experience. I've decided to start with yoga.
This is a genuine list of firefighter content that I seek out. Some of these hosts have been kind enough to bring me into the fold.
The hardest part of growth is finding out you're not as good as you thought at something. After that, it's just a matter of time, effort, pace and cadence to get better.
Not only are the ‘Big 4’ tools used for helping to prepare for responses to trauma, they’re also suited for recovery.