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004 – Cal Fire Captain Drew Rhoads (Rescue Swimmer/Crew…

We are joined this episode by Fire Captian Andrew Rhoads of the Cal Fire Mendicino detachment. Drew serves as a rescue swimmer, crew chief, salvage/rescue diver, firefighter, and as a member of multiple water rescue training cadres. Drew lays out how he steered his career towards the water, the sacrifices he made early on to gain experience in a marginalized field, and speaks frankly about the challenges first responders face balancing work and family life. For aspiring firefighters, rescue swimmers, divers, and first responders this is an absolute must listen. If you would like to participate in a CAP Class or have any further questions about this interview please click here.

Drew uses every type of water rescue tool to keep the coastline and inland waterways safe.

There are many routes to working as a rescue swimmer, but every route requires self sacrifice and discipline to achieve success. We would like to thank Captain Rhoads for taking the time to lay out the path to a rewarding career as a rescue swimmer in Cal Fire.

Drew’s skill set enables him to reach people in distress from virtually every rescue platform.

 

Jesse Pittman SO1 1984-2011
Jesse Pittman was born and raised in the redwoods of northern California. As a young man, he spent two seasons as a wildland fire fighter with CAL Fire before he joined the United States Navy to become a SEAL commando. After completing his third deployment, Jesse volunteered to do another back-to-back. Jesse had a saying among his teammates, “I don’t run, I charge.” On August 6, 2011, Jesse was one of 31 American heroes lost in a helicopter crash over Afghanistan. Jesse died while living a life dedicated to service and conquering challenges. His next goal was to attend college and earn his bachelor’s degree. Now, Jesse’s wish will carry on with you.

The Jesse Pittman Fund will be hosting the 7th annual Jesse Pittman Memorial 5k Run/Walk on June 17th, 2018 in Ukiah California.  more information can be found at www.jessepittmanfund.org (live link)

Sign up for the race HERE (The JPF allows people to virtually participate so you can support this worthy cause without traveling to Ukiah. This is an incredible cause. We urge any of our listeners in the area to participate and post your results for us to share.

Fire Captian Rhodes works above and below the water line to protect the health and safety of the people of California.

 

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Martial Arts

003 – Senior Director Of MMA Training for UFC…

This episode of the Podcast features an interview with former W.E.C Lightweight Champion and I.M.T.C. Welterweight Muay Thai Kickboxing Champion “Razor” Rob McCullough. Razor Rob has also coached on two different seasons of the TV show “The Ultimate Fighter” (TUF) Season 11 Ortiz vs. Liddell & season 14 Bisping vs. Miller.  He has also traveled the world as a striking coach and training partner for Martial Arts legends as Michael Bisping , Ricco Rodriguez, Kevin Randelman, Tito Ortiz, and Rampage Jackson.  Rob currently works as the Senior Director of MMA at UFC Gyms, and holds a litany of certifications listed below.

ROB MCCULLOUGH with the W.E.C. Lightweight Championships Belt

We can not wait for you to hear what he has to say about the Science of Sport, practical application of knowledge and skill, and about how he successfully transitioned from professional cage fighter to loving father & businessman.

Former MMA champion “Razor” Rob McCullough, left, speaks to students Wednesday morning at Anaheim Hills Elementary School about bullying as part of a nationwide anti-bullying campaign sponsored by Santa Ana-based LA Boxing.
/// ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: 10/3/12 – Mark Rightmire, The Orange County Register – n.bully

Qualifications

  • National Academy of Sports Medicine Certified Personal trainer (CPT)
  • NASM YOUTH EXERCISE SPECIALIST (YES)
  • NASM MIXED MARTIAL ARTS CONDITIONING SPECIALIST (MMACS)
  • NASM FITNESS NUTRITION SPECIALIST (FNS)
  • AMERICAN RED CROSS: FIRST AID/CPR/AED/OXYGEN INSTRUCTOR
  • TRX Master Trainer
  • TRIGGER POINT PERFORMANCE THERAPY MASTER TRAINER
  • ESCAPE -TIYR/Kettlebell/Bulgarian bag- MASTER TRAINER
  • UFC FIT SENIOR MASTER TRAINER
  • HYPER WEAR SANDBELL MASTER TRAINER
  • dot FIT CERTIFIED NUTRITION COACH
Tiki Ghosn, Micheal Bisping, and Razor Rob (left to right) enjoying life outside the ring.

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Rob’s fan page can be found HERE

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Podcast

002 – California State University Monterey Bay Assitant Professor…

We are joined today by California State University Monterey Bay Assitant Professor of Kinesiology Dr. Maria Bellumori.  We discuss her journey to academia, her 11 year stay as a Blue Hen at the University of Delaware (Crew, BS/MS/PhD),  the research she worked on to earn her PhD, and what she is doing now.

Dr Maria Bellumori
Ph.D. Biomechanics & Movement Science, University of Delaware – 2014
M.S. Exercise Science, University of Delaware – 2009
B.S. Health Behavior Management, University of Delaware – 2007

If you would like to reach out to Dr Bellumori, she can be reached at mbellumori@csumb.edu

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Mentors

001 – Naval Expeditionary Combat Command Force Medical Master…

We are honored to be joined today by Naval Expeditionary Combat Command Force Medical Master Chief Dan Ritch. Schep and Dan go deep discussing ways to identify a shallow water blackout, the need for qualified professionals to be ambassadors of conservation, and geek out on their love for “mother” ocean. Dan shares some sea stories from his work as a Navy Diver in the Arctic and stresses the impact of irresponsible tourism on local ecologies.

Dan shares his passion for the sea, mentorship, and explains how he designed his career to keep him in and around the water.  Make sure to like and subscribe to the podcast to get first listen to new episodes, and like and subscribe to us on Facebook. If you listen to us in iTunes please leave us a review and subscribe!

Shallow Water blackouts
I would like to thank Master Chief Ritch for appearing on the podcast and taking the time to teach us about shallow water blackouts.US Navy Diver screening calls for subsurface swims in a pool to be conducted in various states of stress, it is important to develop this skill prior to arrival. The threat is real when training in a subsurface environment; be it in a formal training environment or during personal development.
ALWAYS HAVE A LIFEGUARD PRESENT PRIOR TO CONDUCTING SUBSURFACE TRAINING EVOLUTIONS
NEVER TRAIN ALONE, ALWAYS HAVE A PLAN.
We will discuss this topic further on a future podcast, but this is a quick and dirty breakdown of what to look for. If you have specific questions about shallow water blackouts please submit them HERE.

Social Links

Dan can be found on Instagram @deep_sea_doc

Dive the World Over can be reached on Instagram @dive_the_world_over  

You can find Dive the World Over on Facebook HERE

 

Navy Diver / Hospital Corpsman

 

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WOD

D4W2Y1 Free Online Program

Welcome to Day 4 Week 2 Year 1 (D4W2Y1) of the free online Coastal Athlete Program. These daily workouts are designed to augment coastal athletes preexisting training protocols for the purposes of increasing range and ability.  The Program is amphibious so there is a great deal of run/swim/paddle in your future.

Make sure to Like Subscribe and Follow us on all our platforms to get the complete picture of what it takes to be ready to respond when the moment is greatest. Sometimes the life you save is your own.  If you ever have a question about the program, please feel free to contact us for clarification.

Subscribe to our podcast in the iTunes Podcast App, and on SoundCloud for the full remote Coastal Athlete Program experience. (CLICK HERE)

D4W2Y1

3 Rounds For Time

24 Russian kb swings

200m swim

8 Turkish Get-ups

400m soft sand sprint

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D3W2Y1 Free Online Program

Welcome to Day 3 Week 2 Year 1 (D3W2Y1) of the free online Coastal Athlete Program. These daily workouts are designed to augment coastal athletes preexisting training protocols for the purposes of increasing range and ability.  The Program is amphibious so there is a great deal of run/swim/run in your future.

Make sure to Like Subscribe and Follow us on all our platforms to get the complete picture of what it takes to be ready to respond when the moment is greatest. Sometimes the life you save is your own.  If you ever have a question about the program, please feel free to contact us for clarification.

Subscribe to our podcast in the iTunes Podcast App, and on SoundCloud for the full remote Coastal Athlete Program experience. (CLICK HERE)

D3W2Y1

Run Swim Paddle

2.4km Run (Beach)

1.2km Swim (Shoreline)

2.4km Paddle (Shoreline)

  • This workout is designed to be completed as a 6km continuous evolution.
  • Your transitions count towards your total time and score.
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D2W2Y1 Free Online Program

Welcome to Day 2 Week 2 Year 1 (D2W2Y1) of the free online Coastal Athlete Program. These daily workouts are designed to augment coastal athletes preexisting training protocols for the purposes of increasing range and ability.  The Program is amphibious so there is a great deal of run/swim/run in your future.

Make sure to Like Subscribe and Follow us on all our platforms to get the complete picture of what it takes to be ready to respond when the moment is greatest. Sometimes the life you save is your own.  If you ever have a question about the program, please feel free to contact us for clarification.

Subscribe to our podcast in the iTunes Podcast App, and on SoundCloud for the full remote Coastal Athlete Program experience. (CLICK HERE)

D2W2Y1

EMOM until failure

x 3 deadlifts (+10 pounds per round)

x3 pullups

x3 push ups

  • + 1 reps of bodyweight movements
  • Start on the deadlifts at 50-60% of your 3RM
WOD

D1W2Y1 Free Online Program

Welcome to Day 1 Week 2 Year 1 (D1W2Y1) of the free online Coastal Athlete Program. These daily workouts are designed to augment coastal athletes preexisting training protocols for the purposes of increasing range and ability.  The Program is amphibious so there is a great deal of run/swim/run in your future.

Make sure to Like Subscribe and Follow us on all our platforms to get the complete picture of what it takes to be ready to respond when the moment is greatest. Sometimes the life you save is your own.  If you ever have a question about the program, please feel free to contact us for clarification.

Subscribe to our podcast in the iTunes Podcast App, and on SoundCloud for the full remote Coastal Athlete Program experience. (CLICK HERE)

D1W2Y1

45 Min Continuous Run (Hard Pack or Trail)

  • Rest as needed
  • Record number of breaks
  • Score = Total Time Moving : Total Distance Covered
  • Ex: I ran for 33 out of the 45 minutes and covered 3 miles. Score = 33:3
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D7W1Y1 Free Online Program

Welcome to Day 7 Week 1 Year 1 (D7W1Y1) of the free online Coastal Athlete Program. These daily workouts are designed to augment coastal athletes preexisting training protocols for the purposes of increasing range and ability.  The Program is amphibious so there is a great deal of run/swim/run in your future.

Make sure to Like Subscribe and Follow us on all our platforms to get the complete picture of what it takes to be ready to respond when the moment is greatest. Sometimes the life you save is your own.  If you ever have a question about the program, please feel free to contact us for clarification.

Subscribe to our podcast in the iTunes Podcast App, and on SoundCloud for the full remote Coastal Athlete Program experience. (CLICK HERE)

D7W1Y1

20 Burpees

20 reverse burpees

20 Burpees

20 reverse burpees

  • For time
  • Chipper style work out
  • See youtube video (here) for details on how to do a reverse burpee.
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D6W1Y1 Free Online Program

Welcome to Day 6 Week 1 Year 1 (D5W1Y1) of the free online Coastal Athlete Program. These daily workouts are designed to augment coastal athletes preexisting training protocols for the purposes of increasing range and ability.  The Program is amphibious so there is a great deal of run/swim/run in your future.

Make sure to Like Subscribe and Follow us on all our platforms to get the complete picture of what it takes to be ready to respond when the moment is greatest. Sometimes the life you save is your own.  If you ever have a question about the program, please feel free to contact us for clarification.

Subscribe to our podcast in the iTunes Podcast App, and on SoundCloud for the full remote Coastal Athlete Program experience. (CLICK HERE)

 

D6W1Y1

Swim – Run – Swim

  • .5 mile swim
  • 1 mile run
  • .5 mile swim
  • If you are training at a beach swim parallel to shore
  • If you are training in a pool make sure to be careful during your transition across the deck.