Essential Skills: Cornerstones of an Effective NPT

Posted: June 10, 2015 in SWIG

The Defensive Training Group

harsh training

Of all the necessary ingredients required to form, build, train, and maintain and effective NPT, the four below can be considered, ‘cornerstones.’   Without them, your NPT will not be able to perform its primary task: Keep the family and home safe during a grid down situation.   To be sure, participation by all members 95% of the time is a given. If the NPT members aren’t self-motivated to show up for training sessions, it’s not going to work, and you might need new NPT members, they might need a new leader, or maybe it’s time to ‘pop smoke’ and move to a new AO and start over. That said, let’s take a look!

Group Cohesion – is the single most important sustaining and motivating force for a fighter. Cohesion is partly built from harsh, demanding, realistic as possible physical training, which has the foundation of solid academic classroom training so the…

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