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Jumpseat Radio 117 Talking ventilation live in Missouri

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In this week’s episode of Jumpseat Radio host, Ryan Pennington welcomes Nick Papa, Anthony Avillo, and Mark Canon to talk about ventilation.  The guys share discuss different things associated with ventilation of heat and smoke during a structure fire. Topics Covered When to vent When not to vent Coordination of the ventilation Email change Ryan@RyanPennington.us   […]

Jumpseat Radio 116 Live leadership Lessons from Mizzou Winter Fire School

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In this week’s episode of Jumpseat Radio host, Ryan Pennington sits down with Nick Papa, Anthony Avillo, and Frank Viscuso to talk about leadership. The topics covered this week include: Setting expectations Discipline and why they should write a report Turnout times Non-Negotiable’s Franks Keynote Email change Ryan@RyanPennington.us   Jumpseat Radio is a proud member of […]

Jumpseat Radio 115 Live in Mizzou with Capitol Fire Training

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In this week’s episode of Jumpseat Radio host, Ryan Pennington sits down with RJ from Capitol Fire Training while at Missouri Winter Fire School.   RJ, Has a passion for Forcible Entry and shares his knowledge on history, application, and why it is important to always check the C Side of ALL buildings.   Email change Ryan@RyanPennington.us   […]

Jumpseat Radio 112 Impeachment of a Firefighter

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In this week’s episode of Jumpseat Radio host Ryan Pennington compares an under-performing firefighter to the current situation of the American President.   How do you see an impeachment coming? Failing on the fireground Not pulling your weight Continually not adjusting for course correction What if your crew impeached you? Violations Policies How would you take […]

Jumpseat Radio 107 Honoring the Fallen with Dr. Apuzzio

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In this week’s episode of Jumpseat Radio host, Ryan Pennington welcomes Dr Joe Apuzzio from Union New Jersey and is the father of Fallen Firefighter Kevin Apuzzio.  Kevin was a firefighter with the East Franklin Fire Department who selflessly and heroically died during a rescue attempt of 75-year-old Betty Scott. Firefighter  Apuzzio died when he […]

Eliminating Excuses with Pip from 555 Fitness

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  This week on Jumpseat Radio host Ryan Pennington skips to episode 55!  Ryan welcomes Pip from 555fitness.org, a group of rogue firefighters sent to destroy excuses and make lasting changes inside YOUR firehouse!!! If you are not familiar with 555 fitness they are a not for profit organization that provides FREE workout programming, daily WOD’S, […]

Much can be learned from a Surfer

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As the time we have on this planet continues to tick away it is truly amazing how you can find new places, people, and experiences. This past week was one of those times where this training officer was exposed to a different way of life while visiting the great state of Hawaii on the island […]

THERE IS ONLY ONE PERSON YOU CAN CONTROL!

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Good morning from Jumpseat Training. Warning….. the following  is nothing but a true RANT!!!  Proceed with caution, feelings may be hurt. Often I receive emails, text, phone calls, and fall into a pit when dealing with the people around us. From superior officers to the snot nosed probationary firefighter that is greener that fresh cut […]

Failure is Good

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Good morning from the Jumpseat, well not really anymore, but it sounds good. Good morning from the training office is the new location where the Jumpseat Training Blog will be coming from.  Transitioning from a jumpseat riding firefighter into a full-time educator has been a challenging task.  Challenging, but not impossible!  Along the way, there have been […]

Jumpseat Radio 042: Mental Health Help for Todays Firefighters

Jumpseat Radio 041: Mental Health Help for Todays Firefighters   In this weeks episode of Jumpseat Radio host Ryan Pennington welcomes in Mark Lamplugh from the American Addictions Center to talk about mental health in the fire service.  With the number of firefighters struggling with addiction, substance abuse, and suicide Mark shares some insight on: […]

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