Tag Archives: fire department

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 […]

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: […]

Jumpseat Radio : 35 Roundtable talk at Dix Hills NY Fire

In this weeks episode of Jumpseat Radio host Ryan Pennington welcomes in a group of fire officer, firefighters, and chief officers from the New York and New Jersey area. Listen in as the group talks about:   Cyanide and Co Exposure Your Fire Service Draft Card Hands on Training Bridging the gap between book learning […]

Jumpseat Radio 030: Talking Training with Nick Martin

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Jumpseat Radio 030: Talking Training with Nick Martin.   In this weeks Jumpseat Radio podcast host Ryan Pennington sits down for a talk with Battalion Chief Nick Martin of the Columbia SC Fire Department. Nick is a instructor for the Traditions Training group and the training chief for Columbia. He is very active training firefighters […]

Jumpseat Radio 025: EMS extrication with Rom Duckworth

Jumpseat Radio 025: EMS Extrication with Rom Duckworth   Is this episode of Jumpseat Radio host Ryan Pennington talks with Rom Duckworth about his popular class where he integrates EMS skills into Auto Extrication.  Without a doubt the number one priority at an accident scene is to safe lives and in Rom’s sessions he integrates […]

Jumpseat Radio 024: Medical Mayday with Robby Owens

Jumpseat Radio 024: Medical Mayday with Robby Owens   In this episode of Jumpseat Radio host Ryan Pennington welcomes back “The Average Jake” Robby Owens from Virginia.  Robby is a career lieutenant serving in a medium sized career department in central Virginia.   Robby and Ryan talk about Robby’s class Managing the Medical Mayday and […]

Jumpseat Radio 018: Combat Ready firefighting with Tony Kelleher

Jumpseat Radio 018: Combat ready with Tony Kelleher   In this episode of Jumpseat Radio host Ryan Pennington brings Fire Chief Tony Kelleher on the show to talk about the “Combat Ready” mentality.  Being prepared, committed, and in the right mindset to handle the biggest emergency of your life each time the alarm bell rings […]

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