may, 2019

15may8:00 am5:00 pmMental Resiliency + Developing High Performance Part I @ Cobb Fire Tower (SOLD OUT!)8:00 am - 5:00 pm Session Type:ClassroomTime Slot:8AM - 5 PM


Class Details

Mental Toughness is consistently regarding as the foundation that sets one human apart from another. Olympians, Special forces, Police, and even Youth Athletes are intentionally training their mental toughness so they can perform at optimal levels. Even with the proven benefits of this style of training, the American Fire Service generally disregards the importance of Mental Toughness and instead states We’ll figure it out when we get there. This attitude and approach has severe and even possibly catastrophic consequences. Mental Resiliency for the Fire Service will guide students through three basic tenets that can be trained and honed through diligent practice to optimize fireground performance. Attendees can expect to be challenged, inspired, and given the tools needed to consistently work on their mental approach to the job. This class is presented by Firefighter Craftsmanship, Fit to Fight Fire and Tactical Resiliency Training. Day 1 of this session will be performed in the classroom in a fun, relaxed and no stress environment to help each student maximize their potential and lead to their highest level of performance on the fire scene, in the firehouse and even in day-to-day life! Day 2: This is a HOT class with a lecture component that will teach the students how to manage physical and mental stress through a range of skills and techniques. The class will include physical training in many forms to provide the student a reality based environment. The goal is to build a more resilient firefighter both mentally and physically.


(Wednesday) 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Speakers for this event

  • Ric Jorge / Kevin Housley

    Ric Jorge / Kevin Housley

    Palm Beach County Fire (FL)

    Kevin Housley is a Captain with the Poudre Fire Authority (PFA) in Ft. Collins, CO. He started his fire service career in 2005 and was the founder of Firefighter Craftsmanship in 2017. Kevin has served in many roles with PFA including engine, truck & training division assignments, In 2017 Kevin was the lead instructor of the largest fire academy in the state of CO and was a finalist for the Colorado Firefighter Instructor of the year. Kevin obtained his BSBA from the University of Denver in 2000. Kevin is married to Kristi and has three wonderful children Grady (7), Graham (6), and Caroline (2). Kevin is the Co-Chair of the Terry Farrell Firefighters Fund-Colorado Chapter and enjoys giving back to the fire service through this organization. Ric Jorge: Bio to come.

    Palm Beach County Fire (FL)