By Charles Bausman Last year, over 53 million people headed to the mountains to enjoy the powder. As a result, the ski industry sold $4.7 billion of outdoor products, including skis, boots, bindings, and apparel. The sport enjoys an exceptionally loyal and passionate user base, willing to pay the premiums associated with resort fees, […]
By Charles Bausman Last week we dove in to the roles and capabilities of law enforcement response to active shooters. By profiling the attacks in San Bernardino, Orlando, Dallas, and Paris, we were able to provide a snapshot of the tactics utilized by the shooters as well as the methods of response by Police. Click […]
QUESTION I need some advice. What program should I chose to get started? Background: I’m a 25 Year retired SEAL MasterChief. During my Team years, I was an endurance athlete who got sucked into and focused on swimming, running and cycling (Multiple disciplines). The only strength training was during BUD/S. I was very lean and […]
Pro Freeskier Forrest Jillson endorses Kaenon Hard Kore Sunglasses.
Pro Big Mountain Snowboarder, Rachael Reich, endorses the Black Diamond Carbon Whippet Ski Pole.
25 lb. V-FORCE Weight Vest This is the weight vest we use in our training facility. The weight is positioned high on the front and back of the torso for better carriage, and straps tightly with a buckle and velcro system to minimize movement. The company provides a weight vest trade-in for your old vest […]
By Charles Bausman & Rob Shaul Motivations behind active shooter attacks vary, but the tactics are similar. One to two active shooters, armed with semi-automatic rifles and semi-automatic pistols, select a densely populated location. Specific victims are not necessarily pre-selected, but rather a segment population is targeted based on the shooter’s selected location. Following a period […]
By Rob Shaul
Over nearly a decade now of fitness programming for mountain and tactical athletes, several of my righteous principles have been cut away by the ruthless journey to simple design.
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QUIET PROFESSIONAL FEEDBACK Great article! Like you (although I’m 50) I think a lot more about these issues then I did when I was starting out. The ideas you espouse are central to Stoicism. Embrace the suck, resilience & patience are central Stoic believes. Not sure if you read it already, but the book The […]