Building a Strong Warrior Workshop

$2,500.00

The Building a Strong Warrior Workshop is meant to better address the soldiers needs and desires for training. The Building a Strong Warrior training is a combination of Life Skills training with teambuilding exercises at a ropes course in the greater Fort Hood area. Our approach to the Life Skills training is 100% hands­ on and interactive. We do not utilize PowerPoint presentation or only lecture to deliver our Life Skills training. The Life Skills lessons taught include:

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The Building a Strong Warrior™+ training is a combination of Life Skills training with team building exercises. Our approach to the Life Skills training is 100% hands on and interactive. We do
more than just utilize video presentations or lectures to deliver our Life Skills training.

Purpose:

To assist in training and equipping soldiers (and their families) with the skills needed to overcome adversity, bounce back from trauma, and better handle stress.

History:

Created in 2010, our Life Skills training was developed to augment and support the U.S. Army’s Comprehensive Soldier Fitness Master Resiliency Training program.
The training is a combination of Life Skills training along with team building exercises.

The Building a Strong Warrior Workshop is meant to better address the soldiers needs and desires for training. The Building a Strong Warrior training is a combination of Life Skills training with teambuilding exercises at a ropes course in the greater Fort Hood area. Our approach to the Life Skills training is 100% hands­ on and interactive. We do not utilize PowerPoint presentation or only lecture to deliver our Life Skills training. The Life Skills lessons taught include:

AGENDA

0800: Introduction

Goal: Introduction of Staff; review agenda & seminar goals/objectives

0830: Lesson 1:  An Overview of Building a Strong Warrior.

Goal: This lesson introduces students to an overall understanding of Life Skills, exploring its origin, the most current body of research supporting it, and the application of Life Skills in our daily lives. The learning objectives of the lesson are:

  • Learn the concept of Building a Strong Warrior
  • Understand the concept of Building a Strong Warrior and how it might be applied to one’s life
  • Identify one’ s strengths

Exercise: Conduct the Like Skills meter for each person, groups will review their scores along with group averages.

0930- Break

0940: Lesson 2: Overcoming Everyday Adversity.

Goal: This lesson teaches students how to recognize their thinking processes and emotions, and learn how to control their reactions to uncontrollable events or circumstances. Students learn tools to divert frustration and stress. The learning objectives of the lesson are:

  • Learn about ATR (adversity, thoughts, and reaction)
  • Discover the emotions that are triggered by a challenging event
  • Realize your ‘hot thoughts’ when an adversity occurs
  • Discover how adversity affects you and others
  • Understand your thoughts and why you react the way you do
  • Gain insight into your reactions and triggers
  • Learn to regulate your reactions and process information to react appropriately

Exercise: “Day of an Soldier” exercise.

1115: Lunch (on site)

1230: Lesson 3: Creating a Positive Mental Movie.

Goal: This lesson fosters Life Skills self-awareness and a deeper thinking by envisioning one’s life and frames it like a movie divided into scripts. This lesson teaches students how to develop a positive ‘mental movie’ and leverage their strengths. Skills to improve self-esteem and promote a positive self-image are taught to contribute to a more productive and satisfying life. The learning objectives of the lesson are:

  • Identify and become aware of the behavior is that keeps us in a negative cycle
  • Consider and understand the consequences of not changing negative behaviors
  • Learn to view mistakes as experiences from which to learn
  • Discover how to re-write ‘your movie’ focusing on the positive aspects
  • Become a Director and direct your life movie

Exercise: Conduct relaxation technique with voice over simulation.

1430: Team Building

Goal: Following the Life Skills lessons, students engage in a variety of team building exercises, which may include either a rigorous high-and-low ropes course, a full-dome theater program, or an equine experience.

1615: Closing session

1630: Conclude Session

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