LONGEVITY

LONGEVITY

January 18, 2019 1 Comment

"Over the span of more than decade, I’ve put my body through the ringer in terms to physical activity.  I’ve been weightlifting since I was fourteen years old, participated in competitive contact sports throughout my upbringing and pushed through the notoriously rigorous Combat Control pipeline..."

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Suffer In Silence

Suffer In Silence

December 14, 2018

"Upon initial glance, this saying comes off to many as “Don’t talk about your problems”, “Depression is a sign of weakness”, “suffer alone”, etc.  This couldn’t be further from the meaning we derived the shirt design from. This shirt is to remind us to remain rigid in our belief that the pain we feel is only temporary..."

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Keep The Fire Burning

Keep The Fire Burning

November 28, 2018 2 Comments

"Ty and I became very good friends during our time at Kadena.  Over the span of two years, Ty took me under his wing and changed the course of my life.  He taught me how to train.  We would go lift every day.  On the weekends we would go for night fin’s in the ocean or pool workouts in the ST (Special Tactics) pool..." 

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Deciphering Negativity

Deciphering Negativity

November 05, 2018 1 Comment

"Many, if not all of us will experience negative people in our lives.  They may be family members, friends, acquaintances or merely strangers. The key to handling negativity projected onto you is to not take it personally.  It is best not to engage with negative people, they’ve shown their view and it’s not needed for the route you are headed." 

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Young Bodied vs. A Mature Mind

Young Bodied vs. A Mature Mind

October 28, 2018 3 Comments

"The vast majority of SOF candidates are young, motivated, and healthy males.  They are able to be molded physically and mentally by the rigors of any selection-based program.  Their bodies have less mileage on them and they have a higher threshold for withstanding the wear and tear.  However, mental maturity hasn’t fully taken suite upstairs..."

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Strength or Endurance?

Strength or Endurance?

October 21, 2018 3 Comments

"Everyone seems to think that there is a “end-all-be-all” answer to this.  The answer, quite simply is this, both.  You need to be a well-rounded athlete. Strong, fast, durable and flexible.  The pipeline will break you if you’re not prepared. Don’t become another statistic."

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The Road To NFQ (Mike's Story)

The Road To NFQ (Mike's Story)

October 18, 2018 2 Comments

"I am glad that everything happened the way that it did.  I wouldn’t change a thing.  We are very fortunate to be where we are and have the opportunity that we do.  We will continue to grow this company and use our platform for projecting our message to the masses.  Never Fucking Quit..."

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Returning From Injury

Returning From Injury

October 16, 2018

"In a perfect world, we wouldn’t get injured because we prepared our bodies for the thrashing we know awaits us; however, Murphy and his Law are here to fuck you up. Sometimes, injuries sustained are not preventable..."

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Water Confidence

Water Confidence

October 13, 2018

You’re out of breath, you’re underwater, and your consciousness is closing abruptly...you’re mind instinctively switch’s to survival instinct “come up for air, we need oxygen”...

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BALANCE.

BALANCE.

October 11, 2018

"How much is too much weightlifting? How much is too much running? Or how much not enough? This is something huge that many struggle to grasp. Many up their mileage too abruptly, causing random strains, shin splints, muscle fatigue, etc..."

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