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Movement Monday; August 11, 2014 (TeamWORK)

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This week is very simple and all about teamwork and learning how much work you can do in your SCBA!  If this is your first week of “Movement Monday”, welcome and please don’t forget to read the general PT info below.  Enjoy! Cardiac related events still kill more firefighters than anything else.  Here’s the good news… getting […]

First Due Friday; Challenging Terrain

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This Friday, you are first arriving unit at this multi-family fire.  It is 0930 on a Tuesday.  Using the questions below, tell us what your engine, trucks and chiefs would do for this fire… Keep in mind that, unlike the kitchen table, these brothers or sisters are not here to clarify their actions, so keep it […]

Movement Monday; July 21, 2014

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If you’ve been following “Movement Monday” then you should do this week’s workout at “fire ground speed” (keep time).  These are all basic movements to build core strength needed for our job!  If this is your first week of “Movement Monday”, welcome and please don’t forget to read the general PT info below.  Enjoy! Cardiac related events still kill […]

Movement Monday; July 7, 2014

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This week’s workout will work everything!  It’s a great workout to do every month or so to measure progress.  If this is your first week of “Movement Monday”, welcome and please don’t forget to read the general PT info below.  Enjoy! Cardiac related events still kill more firefighters than anything else.  Here’s the good news… getting fit isn’t overly […]

Movement Monday

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Cardiac related events still kill more firefighters than anything else.  Here’s the good news… getting fit isn’t overly complicated.  It’s not about running a marathon or being able to lift a car.  Fitness is simply about MOVING.  You’ve gotta get up and keep the blood pumping, the sweat dripping and the heart happy for decent amount of time.  […]

Street Smart Forcible Entry 1 & 2 in Burton, SC

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Safe Firefighter, LLC is proud to offer “STREET SMART” FORCIBLE ENTRY 1 & 2 featuring “The Pig” Forcible Entry Tool. This OPEN ENROLLMENT class will be hosted by the Burton Fire District in Burton, SC. Class Details (Flyer & Registration @ Bottom). These high speed classes give participants the information, techniques and repetitions to confidently attack […]

Memorial MayDays & Murph: A Different Kind of Survival Training

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What? Your mind and body are the most important things that you bring to an incident. Without being mentally and physically prepared to do the job, we are setting ourselves up for disaster. MayDays is a two-day conference intended to give fire service members at any level the tools and information they can use to avoid survival situations. The […]

Street Smart Shop Talk on Fire Engineering Talk Radio

On the menu for tonight’s episode of “Shop Talk” we’re talking about BROTHERHOOD, PRIDE & TRADITION. For April Fool’s Day, we’ve themed tonight on the F.O.O.L.S. (Fraternal Order Of Leatherheads Society) whose mission it is to uphold these values. We’ve also invited a special guest to talk about the biggest firefighter killer that nobody seems […]

**CLASS DATE CHANGE** Forcible Entry 1 & 2 in Bluffton, SC

DUE TO SCHEDULING CONFLICTS, WE HAD TO CHANGE THE CLASS DATES FOR THE DECEMBER FORCIBLE 1 & 2 CLASSES IN BLUFFTON. PLEASE SEE THE CHANGED DATES BELOW…

CLASS ANNOUNCEMENT! “Street Smart” Forcible Entry

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Safe Firefighter, LLC is proud to announce that we’ll be back at Irmo Fire District (Columbia, SC) offering 3 DAYS of OPEN ENROLLMENT forcible entry training OCTOBER 23, 24 & 25. 3 training days with 2 class offerings each day. You pick dates and times!

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Mike
Movement Monday; August 11, 2014 (TeamWORK)
Great ideas guys. Working in our SCBA is a must. When it comes to stretching...up to 30 seconds, but no benefit past that according to most research. A quick stretch after the warm up is also a good idea. Thanks for the work.
2014-08-16 22:19:26
Jenny
Movement Monday; August 11, 2014 (TeamWORK)
Fun workout. Tried to get crew involved, might take a little work. But fun none the less! I went for 40 minutes ....farmers carry 50lb dumb bells, ladder carry around station, step ups on a box (20), deadlifts (135 @ 15) shoulder press (45lbs 15) squats (20) fast walk around station.
2014-08-12 19:30:27
joe verneer
Movement Monday; August 11, 2014 (TeamWORK)
Very good idea for the crew ..thank you
2014-08-12 01:41:38
pat vaughn
Movement Monday; August 11, 2014 (TeamWORK)
Functional workouts are the best workouts. To many times I've watched as the big strong, weight lifers tend to run out of gas before the job is done. Thanks for putting this info together and stay safe!
2014-08-11 20:47:54
safefirefighter
Classes
Romeo, Right now, none of our classes are available online. However, we can bring our classes to you! We'd love to try to work something out, shoot us more details of what you're looking for and we can go from there. Thanks, Matt SAFE Firefighter, LLC
2014-08-08 14:29:23

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