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By |2017-03-14T07:05:54-07:00February 27th, 2017|Categories: All Entries, Full Mission Profile|Tags: , , |

FULL MISSION PROFILE Situation: While on routine foot patrol in a remote village in the Horn of Aftrica (HOA), your squad received a call that one of the trucks in a  nearby humanitarian aid convoy, carrying vital food, medicine, and supplies for local families blew a tire and veered off the road, rolling over several times down [...]


By |2017-01-10T19:23:20-07:00May 2nd, 2012|Categories: All Entries, Full Mission Profile|Tags: , , |

FULL MISSION PROFILE SITUATION: An African warlord, who has been in hiding, is beginning to resume his brutal attacks of jungle villages.  His activities include taking over a village, stealing from the villagers, and raping the women and killing the men.  Based on satellite images and human intelligence sources, a large contingent of the warlord's [...]

Five Basic Tenets

By |2017-01-10T11:40:37-07:00September 18th, 2011|Categories: All Entries, Warrior Mind|

Tenets of the Warrior Athlete Tenet - def. - a principle, belief, or doctrine generally held to be true; especially one held in common by members of an organization, movement, or profession. Hard Training – Easy Combat.  Iron discipline in training results in unbreakable will in combat. Faster, not Easier.  In the pursuit of excellence there [...]

31 Heroes

By |2017-01-11T08:01:09-07:00September 3rd, 2011|Categories: All Entries, Elite Athlete WOD|

On August 6th, 2011, 31 of America’s bravest warriors gave their lives in defense of our freedom. They were 17 Navy SEALs, two Navy EOD Technicians, three Naval Special Warfare Combat Support Sailors, two Army Aviators, three Army Aircrewmen, three Air Force Special Tactics Operators, and one Military Working Dog. These men were sons, brothers, husbands, [...]


By |2017-01-11T06:54:22-07:00August 2nd, 2011|Categories: All Entries, Full Mission Profile|Tags: , , |

FULL MISSION PROFILE Situation: Class: Military: Tactical Search and Rescue (TSAR) Mission: Downed Pilot Rescue In Tactical Search and Rescue, no matter what the conditions, there are some who are prepared to do whatever it takes so… “that others may live”. While flying a CAS (Close Air Support) mission, an A-10 pilot took [...]

The Warrior Ethos

By |2017-01-10T11:40:37-07:00July 11th, 2011|Categories: All Entries, Warrior Mind|

A peleo-meal for your mind? For the Warrior Athlete, it's every bit as important (if not more) to make critical decisions on what you allow your mind to feed on, as it is what you put in your mouth.  In fitness, I think that this principle is often forgotten.  The Warrior Ethos  Steven Pressfield writes about war.  I [...]

Alena Yancey – Warrior Athlete

By |2017-01-11T10:30:58-07:00June 13th, 2011|Categories: All Entries, Warrior Athlete|

Alena Yancey runs Battleborn CrossFit in Reno, NV. I have had the pleasure of working with her and some of her team over the past few years on developing the Warrior Athlete.  With permission, I want to share an email she sent me that I think perfectly exemplifies the heart of the Warrior Athlete in action. Coach - [...]


By |2017-01-10T19:24:59-07:00May 18th, 2011|Categories: All Entries, Full Mission Profile|Tags: , , |

Full Mission Profile Situation: A fire broke out last night at a industrial facility containing hazardous material.  Firefighters and emergency workers worked throughout the night to contain the blaze, and have called for reinforcement and replacement manpower.  Upon arriving at the scene, the Incident Commander notified your team that while working on the fire, an [...]

Power Through Plyometrics – (part 1-4)

By |2017-01-11T10:32:36-07:00April 3rd, 2011|Categories: All Entries, Brass Ring Training|

Strength + Speed = Power Developing an effective training program requires a thorough knowledge of “Training Effect”.  Training Effect simply refers to the cardiovascular, muskulo-skeletal, and central nervous system changes that occur in an athlete’s body due to their workout regimen.  A good training program should have enough variety in application that it causes a broad range [...]


By |2017-01-10T19:26:03-07:00March 20th, 2011|Categories: All Entries, Full Mission Profile|Tags: , , |

Full Mission Profile Situation: Approximately 4 weeks ago, a young Army PFC was abducted by suspected Taliban insurgents just outside of a FOB.  Based on human and satellite intelligence reports, the kidnappers have been moving the hostage from location to location.  Local counterinsurgency efforts have uncovered a scheduled move that will take place in a [...]

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