Tag Archives: Training

Download our Latest Episode of “Street Smart Shop Talk” from Fire Engineering Talk Radio

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This past Tuesday we hosted our latest installment of “Street Smart Shop Talk” on Fire Engineering Talk Radio.  As always, we had a great discussion about fundamental firefighting considerations that led into deeper discussions.  Listen or download here:

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

1st Due Friday; Access Problems

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  This is “First Due Friday” where we channel our (not so) inner fire buff, find a first arriving picture or video and talk about it just like at the kitchen table.  Keep in mind that, unlike the kitchen table, these brothers or sisters are not here to clarify their actions, so keep it professional and respectful. […]

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 […]

1st Due Friday; Front Row for Rescues & Truck Work

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Check out this great helmet cam video from Jacksonville (FL) of a house fire with rescues.  It also has a buffet of Truck Work to salivate at.  ENJOY!  Happy Birthday America!!! Welcome to “First Due Friday” where we channel our (not so) inner fire buff, find a first arriving picture or video and talk about […]

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