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Street Smart Shop Talk Tomorrow @ 7:30 pm

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Our favorite thing to do is talk shop with other people who are constantly pushing to make themselves, their people and our profession better! Thank you to all of our loyal brothers and sisters who have kept up with us and call in to our Fire Engineering Podcast “Street Smart Shop Talk” Our next show […]

Movement Monday; August 18, 2014 (Tailboard)

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This Monday’s workout require little equipment (none if you’re in the firehouse).  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 complicated.  It’s not about running a […]

Product Review: Blauer “Clash” Duty Boots

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We were recently approached about wear testing Blauer’s new “Clash” duty boot.  I spend a lot of time in duty boots and put my boots through a lot.  Therefore, I expect a lot from my boots and was happy to try them out and share my thoughts. Between work, teaching for the state fire academy and SAFE Firefighter, I am […]

Movement Monday; August 4, 2014

This is a fun little workout that has only 1 level and will be as hard as you want to make it.  Please don’t hesitate to push your limits.  Just in case you’re not sure if you pushed it hard enough, there’s a bonus at the end if you’re up to the challenge.  If this is your first week […]

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 […]

9/11 Stair Climb & Forcible Entry Class

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SAFE Firefighter, LLC is proud and honored to announce that we have been invited to teach “Street Smart Forcible Entry 1” class at the 2014 Charlotte Firefighter’s 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb event.  Participants will have the chance to climb 110 stories in memoriam of the 343 fallen FDNY brothers as well as attend both classroom […]

Movement Monday; July 28, 2014

This week, you’ll have some flexibility to adapt the workout to your fitness level and equipment availability.  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 […]

First Due Friday; Top Floor Garden Apartment

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This Friday, you are first arriving unit at this fire.  It is 1530 hours on Sunday.  Using the questions below, tell us what your engine, trucks and commanders 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: June 30

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This week’s workout may sneak up on you, especially if you dive into Level 5.  This is a good core workout that will get you breathing hard.  Just a head’s up, the back half of each lap is gonna seem tough, but you can get through it and you’ll be glad you did.  If this […]

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