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Thoughts on Wellness

Thoughts on Wellness

Posted by Kevin Estela on Feb 23rd 2024

Daily healthy habits are the foundation of wellness. Getting a good dose of vitamin D from sunshine, getting your steps in, watching your portion sizes at meals, and reducing screen time are all examples of daily habits contributing to wellness. Typically, discussions about wellness revolve around t …
Building Future Leaders: The Impact of Jiu-Jitsu Training for Kids

Building Future Leaders: The Impact of Jiu-Jitsu Training for Kids

Posted by Greg Lapin on Feb 16th 2024

Jiu-Jitsu, known for its emphasis on technique, leverage, and discipline, has transcended its traditional role as a combat sport. In recent years, there has been a growing recognition of the positive impact that Jiu-Jitsu training can have on children. This blog post will explore the benefits of int …
Decoding Fieldcraft Alphabet Soup

Decoding Fieldcraft Alphabet Soup

Posted by Kevin Estela on Feb 12th 2024

An acronym is an abbreviation made by the initial letter of a series of words. If you know any teenagers who live on their phones, you’ve probably heard them say “LOL”, and if you spend any time in the prepper community, you know what “T.E.O.T.W.A.W.K.I” means. Perhaps you don’t know what that last …
Modern Survival Skills Instructor Kit

Modern Survival Skills Instructor Kit

Posted by Kevin Estela on Feb 3rd 2024

The entry-level survival course I designed for Fieldcraft Survival is Modern Survival Skills. This 8-hour course will complement any level, and one of the objectives it delivers each class is how capable a person can be in the great outdoors with just a handful of kit items. I wanted the packing lis …
Five ​Low-Cost Loadout Ideas

Five ​Low-Cost Loadout Ideas

Posted by Kevin Estela on Jan 26th 2024

"There's a sucker born every minute." as P.T. Barnum of the circus famously said. Barnum was a marketing genius, and we associate his name with the "Greatest Show on Earth" to this day. Marketing is a powerful tool. Think of how the flashing lights and showmanship lured so many under the big top. Si …
2015 4 Runner Walk Around

2015 4 Runner Walk Around

Posted by Kevin Estela on Jan 19th 2024

"I'm going to drive this thing into the ground." I've said that a few times since purchasing my 2015 Toyota 4Runner Trail edition. That vehicle has been with me for 169,000 miles and many adventures as I've crisscrossed the nation. Of the cars I've owned in my lifetime, this one has been my favorite …