The WarriorU Blog

Situational Awareness

The Key Take Away Having good situational awareness is a necessity to being a high performer. Possessing physical, emotional and social situational awareness allows the individual to better predict outcomes. If the average person develops this skill to a high standard it can be a force multiplier, increasing their achievements exponentially. What is Personal Situational Awareness? A person is situationally aware when they are in tune with the environment around

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How hard are you to kill?

Humans are easy to kill. We are soft tissue and muscle covering a fragile bone skeleton. Given the right circumstances, our deaths can happen in an instant, but what if the event happened and you weren’t dead yet? How prepared are you to survive? What if you had to fight for your god damn life – what if you found yourself fighting for the life of your loved ones, or fighting

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That others may live

Some of the finest men I know carried a gun all their career. Some of the finest men I know had to put down that gun and pick up their friends and put them back together. After 26 years in the Regular Army, half of which was spent within the SF group as a Commando qualified medic, I know what it is to see true trauma, smell fear and experience

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FIFO – tips and tricks

Fly in – Fly out lifestyle The Fly in Fly out lifestyle is not conducive to physical or indeed mental optimisation. This is due in part to the schedule itself, but also the nature of the work and the hours spent out on site. Let’s consider, as a simple example, a roster of two weeks on and two weeks off. It is generally safe to say that the day prior

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React faster in a crisis.

The truth is, most people are not able to operate effectively in a crisis, at least not without some significant prior experiential training. The secret to reacting well in a crisis – you’ve done it before and know what to expect. Having experienced a similar situation before allows you to speed up the mental imaging of what comes next. It allows you to have access to a preconceived solution. It gives

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Structure and its importance

Chances are you know people who are at either end of the organisational spectrum. On the left of arc is the person who never plans anything, goes with the flow and thrives on chaos. They’re not generally effective and tend to jump from task to task, never giving 100% to any one thing. At the other end of the spectrum is my sister…..Hampton white coat hangers all facing the same

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Running as a metaphor for life

I went for a 5km run today. I’ve said before that the 5km run is under rated for its power to transform a person’s fitness and heal a person’s soul. The distance is intricate in its complexity. It’s easy to train for a 5km run and access to a track and shoes is inexpensive. There are numerous ways to measure performance and to increase your ability to manage the fatigue

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Special Forces Direct Recruiting Scheme

For a quick introduction to the Special Forces Direct Recruiting Scheme click on the image. Can WarriorU help you achieve your goals? There’s no secret formula to being successful, not in special forces selection and not in life. Being successful is a matter of developing the right physical preparation and having the right mental mindset, both emotionally and cognitively. WarriorU has developed the Warrior Aspire course. If you’re simply after the

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Situational Awareness

The Key Take Away Having good situational awareness is a necessity to being a high performer. Possessing physical, emotional and social situational awareness allows the individual to better predict outcomes. If the average person develops this skill to a high

[...]

How hard are you to kill?

Humans are easy to kill. We are soft tissue and muscle covering a fragile bone skeleton. Given the right circumstances, our deaths can happen in an instant, but what if the event happened and you weren’t dead yet? How prepared

[...]

That others may live

Some of the finest men I know carried a gun all their career. Some of the finest men I know had to put down that gun and pick up their friends and put them back together. After 26 years in

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FIFO – tips and tricks

Fly in – Fly out lifestyle The Fly in Fly out lifestyle is not conducive to physical or indeed mental optimisation. This is due in part to the schedule itself, but also the nature of the work and the hours

[...]

React faster in a crisis.

The truth is, most people are not able to operate effectively in a crisis, at least not without some significant prior experiential training. The secret to reacting well in a crisis – you’ve done it before and know what to expect.

[...]

Structure and its importance

Chances are you know people who are at either end of the organisational spectrum. On the left of arc is the person who never plans anything, goes with the flow and thrives on chaos. They’re not generally effective and tend

[...]

Running as a metaphor for life

I went for a 5km run today. I’ve said before that the 5km run is under rated for its power to transform a person’s fitness and heal a person’s soul. The distance is intricate in its complexity. It’s easy to

[...]

Special Forces Direct Recruiting Scheme

For a quick introduction to the Special Forces Direct Recruiting Scheme click on the image. Can WarriorU help you achieve your goals? There’s no secret formula to being successful, not in special forces selection and not in life. Being successful

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