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Dry Fire Builds More Effective LEOs Feb 05, 2023

 

“Excellence is not an act, it is a habit.” – Aristotle

 

There is one habit that has contributed to the success of every world champion shooter in the world: Dry Fire.

 

Dry fire is basically a simulation of shooting technique without the use of live ammunition....

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5 Ways Yoga Can Benefit an LEO's Health Jan 15, 2023

 

When I first started yoga 15 years ago, I went to a hot yoga studio to sweat, lose baby weight, and get my core strength back after a c-section.  While all of those things did happen, the unexpected by-product of regularly going to yoga class was my mood and attitude.  At the...

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5 Things You Can Expect the First Week of the Police Academy Dec 18, 2022

 

The academy experience varies tremendously from location to location.  Some will be para-military and incredibly difficult while others will be more of a trade school.  With that being said, there are five things you can expect the first week regardless of the academy you...

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Adequate Recovery IS Possible as an LEO Nov 13, 2022

 

Recovery seems to be a sticking point for a lot of first responders.  We deal with a lot of stress and experience critical incidents that can cause both short term and long term trauma.  The job comes with a crazy schedule and therefore a perceived lack of time, in many cases....

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5 Reasons for LEOs to Train with a Sandbag Sep 11, 2022

 

#1 A TRAINING TOOL FOR ANY GOAL

 

Depending on the program utilized, the sandbag can be used to develop strength, power, conditioning, endurance, and even mobility.

 

Strength? Load it as heavy as you see fit and lift it.

Power? Throw it, clean it.

Conditioning? Use it for a...

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Concurrent Training is Mandatory for Law Enforcement Professionals Aug 11, 2022

 

What is Concurrent Training and why is it required for LE and other first responders?

 

Concurrent training is when multiple energy systems are trained simultaneously, ie: training for strength gains and endurance (aerobic) gains at the same time.

 

It has been a big hype in the...

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