Personal Defense Training

A Day to Honor Our Flag

In the United States, Flag Day is celebrated every year on June 14. It commemorates the adoption of the flag of the United States, which happened that day by resolution of the Second Continental Congress in 1777. The United States Army also celebrates the Army Birthday on this date. Congress adopted “the American Continental Army”

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Personal Defense Training

Why D-Day Is Still Important to All Americans

In the United States on the second Sunday in June, we observe Children’s Day, a special day where we focus on improving their health and safety. This special day for kids predates both Mother’s and Father’s Day with celebrations in America dating from the 1860s and earlier. So in honor of this special day, I

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Navy SEAL Training

McRaven to Grads: To Change the World, Start by Making Your Bed

Remarks by Naval Adm. William H. McRaven, ninth commander of U.S.Special Operations Command University-Wide Commencement The University of Texas at Austin, May 17, 2014. President Powers, Provost Fenves, Deans, members of the faculty, family and friends and most importantly, the class of 2014. Congratulations on your achievement. It’s been almost 37 years to the day

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Navy SEAL Training

SEAL High Intensity Training

Ever since I started Center Mass Group in 2011, I’ve received continued requests for me to write a book or do a DVD on fitness. I’ve always said no because there are already enough Navy SEAL workout programs on the market and I didn’t want to just repackage what others have done. If I was

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Personal Defense Training

A Message to Garcia

A Message to Garcia is an inspirational essay written in 1899. I just read it and think it’s likely even more fitting today than it was back then. If you’re a leader or a follower (and we all need to be both), this is truly a great read. I plan on reading it to my

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Firearms Training for Women

Marksmanship Instruction Book Now on Amazon

How to Shoot Like a Navy SEAL – Combat Marksmanship Fundamentals can now be read on all your eReading devices, including Kindle and Nook. It’s also available for sale on Amazon.com and will be available on other sites soon. Available Formats If you buy the book on Amazon, you will receive the Kindle version only.

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Navy SEAL Training

Be Someone Special

If you were to ask ten people at random what words they think hang above the PT (Physical Training) podium on the “grinder” (place where you feel like you went through a meat grinder) at BUD/S, I’d guess 9 out of 10 would say, “The only easy day was yesterday.”

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Personal Defense Training

The Tactical Way to Tie Your Boots

I’m sure most of you have heard that attention to detail is one of the most important traits of a tactical operator, but how much detail are we talking? I’m here to persuade you that even how you tie your boots could determine if your operation is a shining success or a dismal failure. To

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