Capt James Rodgers | April 28, 2021

The general decline in physical and mental resilience among youth has created a problem for the Army’s ability to conduct training in a manner that prepares young soldiers and officers for the physical rigors of military service. Every other aspect of soldier and officer training is rigorously designed, evaluated, and standardized – except for their physical preparation.

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Mark Rippetoe | April 27, 2021

This is a statement I wrote for Beth Stelzer, my guest on a recent podcast regarding congenital men in women's sports. She submitted it to the Texas House committee working on HB 4042 at a hearing in Austin last week. It might be the first time some of them have heard the issue reduced to its essence. 

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Carl Raghavan, SSC | April 14, 2021

This isn’t just a catchphrase. It’s the truth. Words of the wise, the former victims of the nuclear fallout that inevitably results from the trouble and strife: don’t train your wife or girlfriend. As seasoned coaches, we all laugh when we see some poor keen bean wandering blithely into the lion’s den.

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