Wanted: Tactical Units with Strong Fitness Cultures

Adam Scott, MS, CSCS This week we released our Assessment of a Midsize, Urban, Midwestern Fire Department.  This report applied the Fitness Culture Assessment we developed for tactical units to a Midwestern, urban/suburban fire department. The assessment included: An online survey, 3-days of on-site observations, and personal interviews with firefighters and leadership. The department we […]

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10 Things We Learned About Fire/Rescue Fitness Culture

Adam Scott, MS, CSCS This week we released our Assessment of a Midsize, Urban, Midwestern Fire Department. This report applied the Fitness Culture Assessment we developed for tactical units to a Midwestern, urban/suburban fire department. The assessment included: An online survey, 3-days of on-site observations, and personal interviews with firefighters and leadership. We also conducted […]

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The Mountain Tactical Institute

By Rob Shaul We are pleased to officially announce the development of the Mountain Tactical Institute. The Mountain Tactical Institute (MTI) is the research and development arm of Strong Swift Durable, and represents our continued effort to provide innovative, thought leading solutions to mountain and tactical professionals. MTI’s research initiatives will include human performance but also expand […]

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Firefighter Spotlight Q&A

Last week we asked our community to weigh in on the fitness standards for firefighters. We received some great feedback, including this insightful response. We felt that this information was so valuable that we decided to share it as its own post. Rob, I just finished reading your most recent Q/A and also recently responded […]

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