The Thang – Today’s theme was…… “Men of Action.” Started off w/……..
–“Purse Snatcher Drills.” Men would sprint to the next obstacle (bench/dock), then do 10x burpees. Then jog to the next and do 50x LBCs. Sprint, Burpee, Repeat, until the lap was complete. Next were
–Action Circuits…. 1 minute each w/ 15 seconds to transition to the next set.
- Box Jumps
- Kettlebell Swings
- Lunge Jumps
- High Knees
- WWII Situps
–Fireman Carry Buddy Drills: Pick up your buddy and Fireman carry them from one end of the field to the other. Then drop and do 10x buddy clap Merkins, then swap, your buddy carries you to the next obstacle and do 25x buddy clap WWII Situps…. rinse, repeat!
COT – BLUF: Don’t be a bystander… be a Man of action. Credit of content goes to Lt Col Grossman (retired) and Brett McKay of “The Art of Manliness.”
“If you want to be a sheep, then you can be a sheep and that is okay, but you must understand the price you pay. When the wolf comes, you and your loved ones are going to die if there is not a sheepdog there to protect you. If you want to be a wolf, you can be one, but the sheepdogs are going to hunt you down and you will never have rest, safety, trust or love. But if you want to be a sheepdog and walk the warrior’s path, then you must make a conscious and moral decision every day to dedicate, equip and prepare yourself to thrive in that toxic, corrosive moment when the wolf comes knocking at the door.” – Lt Col Grossman
Adopt “If Not Me, Then Who?” as Your Mantra
18-year-old busboy named Walter Bailey. Because of Walter’s decisive action, he saved hundreds of lives in one of the most fatal fires in U.S. history. Back in 1977, Walter was working at the Beverly Hills Supper Club, a popular nightclub and theatre just outside of Cincinnati. Around 8:30PM on May 28, a fire ignited in one of the club’s rooms due to faulty wiring…..
Adopt “Not if, but When” as Another Mantra
“Instead of saying, ‘If it happens then I will take action,’ the warrior says, ‘When it happens then I will be ready.’” – Grossman, On Combat
Train Hard!! “The more you sweat in training, the less you bleed in battle.”