Mindful warriors study: the combined effect of mindfulness and Yoga on Soldier Mental Health in Basic Combat Training.

My personal experiences with mindfulness and body-mind practices have been nothing short of transformative. In my work, in law enforcement, in martial arts and especially personally. First as a great training for developing attention and focus, developing meta awareness (paying attention to my attention). Second for developing calmness and reducing to much reacitvity. Third, as […]

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Developing residents’ feedback literacy in emergency medicine: Lessons from design-based research.

Content: blog, factsheet and Q&A with teh authors. Lets start! Do your students (nurses, doctors, police officers e.t.c.) know how, from whom, when and when not to retrieve effective feedback while on the job? Do we as first responder trainers/teachers think too easily about feedback and debrief? Me and my colleagues often talk about the

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Police lethal force errors and stress physiology during video and live evaluation simulations.

First, thanks to the researchers for their commitment to improving UOF training. The observational study (1) fills a literature gap by exam-ining performance (i.e., shoot/no-shoot errors) and stress physiology among 187 police officers during virtual (i.e., video-based) and live UOF scenarios as part of their agency’s annual requalification assessment. What where the results? While moderately

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Changing Police Personal Safety Training Using Scenario-Based-Training

What can be improved in police training? And what role can scenario-based training play in this? What is scenario based training and what not? Do you need to practice skills before scenario training and is scenario training something you do at the end of a training day? What demands does scenario based training place on

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