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Firefighter Training - FirefighterToolbox Podcast is for those firefighters and fire officers who want to take their firefighting and leadership skills to the next level.

Listen in to interviews with foremost fire officers and firefighters from throughout the world share insights and wisdom on how to do this job better.

Listen to weekly firefighter training lessons by expert contributors and have fun and learn with the "Are You Smarter Than A Probie" gameshow.

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FireFighterToolBox » FFTBco David J Soler

    • Education
    • 4.8, 181 Ratings

Firefighter Training - FirefighterToolbox Podcast is for those firefighters and fire officers who want to take their firefighting and leadership skills to the next level.

Listen in to interviews with foremost fire officers and firefighters from throughout the world share insights and wisdom on how to do this job better.

Listen to weekly firefighter training lessons by expert contributors and have fun and learn with the "Are You Smarter Than A Probie" gameshow.

Firefighters get to compete and answer 5 questions to win prizes.

Please consider giving us feedback with a rating and review.

    074 - Introduction to Firefighter Functional Fitness

    074 - Introduction to Firefighter Functional Fitness

    In this episode, David gives us a taste of his new project with Dan Kerrigan & Jim Moss – the Firefighter Functional Fitness book and program.
    Here’s what you need to know to start your fitness journey:
    What are the changes and challenges we face off the Fireground? How do we develop the habits and disciplines of healthy firefighters? What are “career side effects” and what can we do to mitigate them? How do we equip ourselves with the mental and physical tools to be successful in the job? What’s in the Firefighter Fitness program?

    • 19 min
    073 – The 3U Method for Firefighters and Leaders

    073 – The 3U Method for Firefighters and Leaders

    In this episode, David and Deputy Chief Frank Viscuso discuss the various challenges leaders face in dealing with their team, and becoming a role model in the fire service and the community.
    Defining the 3 Us: Unaware, Unable, Unwilling and a guide to dealing with them.
    Social media etiquette and how it reflects on you and your team.
    What is the biggest challenge that leaders face? Credibility.
    How do you deal with conflict?
    The importance of recognition and reward.

    • 59 min
    072 - 3 Habits of Great Firefighters and Leaders

    072 - 3 Habits of Great Firefighters and Leaders

    Becoming a great firefighter and leader requires a consistent and sustained effort. You have to instill and implement the HABIT of excellence in your career and your life. In this episode, David breaks it all down for you.

     

    What are the 3 habits of great firefighters and leaders?


    The Habit of Training (often and continuously).
    The Habit of Teaching and Training Others.
    The Habit of Being Prepared.

    • 36 min
    071 – Firefighter Nutrition II

    071 – Firefighter Nutrition II

    In this episode, we welcome back Camille Gallinger of Vitality Exchange to help us shed stress and pressure from our lives by taking better care of our bodies with 3 simple changes in our diets.

    We discuss:


    What is the most important key to removing stress from our body?
    Why should we eliminate dairy from our diet?
    What are alternatives to everyday dairy products?
    How do we minimize exposure to pesticides/herbicides in our food?
    Is going organic worth it?
    What are the benefits of bone broth?

    • 36 min
    070 - New Year - New Opportunity

    070 - New Year - New Opportunity

    Welcome to the first episode of Firefighter Toolbox for 2016! In this episode David guides us as we go through this new year and take advantage of this opportunity to get the best out of your firefighting career and life. Stay tuned for what David and the Firefighter Toolbox team has in store for 2016!

    Ask yourself:


    What are you grateful for?
    What's great about gratitude?
    What drives you? What do you want to accomplish?
    Where/How do you start accomplishing your goals?

    • 18 min
    069 -5 Staying Motivated Tips for Firefighter Fitness

    069 -5 Staying Motivated Tips for Firefighter Fitness

    In today’s episode, David Soler and Lt. Jim Moss talk about how being able to do our job on the fire ground hedges on staying motivated to take care of our health.

    We discuss:


    What keeps you motivated about firefighter fitness?
    How do you get in to the right mindset?
    What does your workout consist of?
    How do you stay motivated?
    What are some examples of real health risks we face everyday?
    Some tips/ways to keep yourself motivated that have worked for David and Jim.

    • 38 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
181 Ratings

181 Ratings

Rescuecapt ,

Awesome

Great show. Offers so much information. I have required any of our new firefighters and those older ones that want to brush up, to listen to this show. Please keep it up!!!

Crew 1st Culture ,

Great show

Really good podcast, get back to recording

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Fftoolbox

Great podcast only wish there was more new content.

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