Open Water Swim Clinic – June 24 & 25

Open Water Swim Clinic

Former Navy SEAL Bill Atkinson presents an Open Water Swim Clinic with Master Swimmers Charlotte Brynn & Don Walsh June 24-25, helping you take your open water swimming skills from the basics to advanced with this one or two-day program.

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How Keeping an Open Mind Helps You Succeed

Getting Through the Toughest Part of SEAL Training BUD/S Class 97 was just over a dozen strong when we reached the major milestone of Third Phase, Land Warfare. At that point, we were all confident we’d make it through training. We …

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How Life Skills Training Can Help You Succeed

I recently had an enlightening conversation with a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor. We briefly and candidly discussed my life, and focused on my anger issues stemming from my childhood. There were some of what I presumed to be the …

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Leaders Are Also the Best Followers

Leaders are Best Followers

“Lead, follow, or get out of the way,” were the words of U.S. General George Patton during World War II. If you get out of the way, hopefully it’s only for a moment. Prepare to get back in; to lead …

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Have You Heard of Holistic Change?

Holistic Change At my company, Elemental Edge Training (EET), we’re all about inspiring you and your organization to achieve excellence through personal challenge. You’ve probably heard that many times over from other organizational behavior practitioners. I like to think we’re …

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So You Want to Be a Special Operator?

How Do You Know if You Have What It Takes? It starts with your story. Everyone has a story to tell, and some aspects of your story are truly special in some significant way. Bill’s Story Here’s my story. I’m …

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Essential Edge to Teamwork

Task before ego, team before self. And remember, there is no ‘I’ in team. Teamwork is the key to success in most realms of life and work. At some point in our lives, we become part of a team. The …

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Navy SEAL Mindset on Self Talk Radio

Bill talks about Navy SEAL mindset training anyone can use on Sarah Spencer’s talk radio show, “Self Talk Radio.” He also shares what it was like to be a Navy SEAL and the importance of viewing life as a series of exciting and ever changing opportunities.

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Rewards of Navy SEAL Experience on WDEV Radio

Bill discusses the rewards of being a US Navy SEAL and later, a Warrior Challenge Mentor training future SEALs and other Navy Special Operations wannabes. He also talks about the controversy around Matt Bissonette’s book ‘No Easy Day,’ the firsthand account of the mission that killed Osama Bin Laden.

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