goal setting

Red-Dot Focus - Drive

Red-Dot Focus - Drive

When you start training with a purpose, with your mind laser-focused on the job like a Special Forces Commando you will enhance your performance ten fold. Locking onto your target’s will ensure you get mission success, and achieving mission success will ensure you get to where you want to be in life.

But... Listen up!... This journey you are about to embark on won't be easy! There will be moments of doubt and frustration. You will lose focus and search for motivation. This blog is about giving you some ammunition, a weapon to use when that moment comes.

“How to remain red dot focused” and maintain a fluid motion forward

Techniques to Conquering Fear and Panic

Techniques to Conquering Fear and Panic

When people think of fear and panic their minds usually jump to a really stressful situation such as a car accident or a major catastrophe. While these are times that these emotions will arise you’d be surprised how often your body goes through this in your daily life and by learning to control it, you will see a major difference in you life be it work, family life and even fitness. As a Special Forces soldier, I was inevitably put in situations where it was life and death but I still had a job to do, I couldn't let fear or panic control me. Today I’m going to share with you techniques that took me years of practical experience to learn, which helped me master my fear and panic responses. 

Setting Yourself Up For Success - Goal Setting

Setting Yourself Up For Success - Goal Setting

"Failing to set a goal or achievable target is planning to fail in itself."

A little while ago at the Compound, we had the pleasure of hosting Andrew Sparks from Sparks Elite performance coaching. Andrew is no stranger to coaching high profile clients and elite level athletes. The 40 odd that attended had no idea that what they were about to hear would change their mindset forever, breaking down barriers to success and setting life changing goal

Here is a military angle for your goal-setting mindset!

One thing that successful people do on a regular basis is setting goals that they’d like to achieve. Commandos are no different. They set specific goals that are then broken down into smaller, micro goals. For instance, commando students would focus on one task at the time like getting through the next 90-minute training session. However, they would even break down that training session into smaller goals and would focus on getting through one exercise at the time.