Jumpseat Radio 014: Interview with David J Soler

Jumpseat Radio 014: Interview with David J Soler

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David J Soler is the Founder and Publisher of Firefighter Toolbox.  FirefighterToolbox is the fastest growing training online magazine in the fire service.

He is also the host of the iTunes Top Rated Firefighter Training Podcast called FirefighterToolbox Podcast where he has interviewed legends of the fire service like Chief Brunacini, FDIC Chief Halton, Chief Rubin, our very own Ryan Pennington and so many more.

Capt David Soler is a 2nd generation firefighter and has over 20 years in the fire service and has been both a career and volunteer firefighter. He has been a firefighter in several states including New York, New Jersey, Ohio, and Maryland.  As a Captain he has lead Company Turn Arounds in taken low responding, low motivated fire companies and led them into highly motivated, top responding fire companies.

 

David currently lives in southern California with his wife and 2 daughters.  You can learn more about David at FirefigherToolbox.com

Jumpseat Radio 013: The Brotherhood/Sisterhood is ALIVE!

Jumpseat Radio 013: The Brotherhood/Sisterhood is ALIVE!

FDIC 2014

In this episode of jumpseat radio host Ryan Pennington reviews the week at FDIC 2014. During this week of fire service one thing was evident. Thousands of firefighters walking around with smiles on their faces recharging everyone’s batteries and meeting new friends.

In this episode we will discuss:

Making new connections
Sharing stories from FDIC
How to take the energy home to your department

Jumpseat Radio 012: Agressive Searching

Jumpseat Radio 012:Aggressive Search

Finding your way out may save your life!

Finding your way out may save your life!

In this episode host Ryan Pennington discuses the primary job of all firefighters, to save lives. Being aggressive when searching is key to increase the chances of a victim surviving. 

In this episode Ryan covers:

Staying oriented
Types of searches
Communication
Victim Removal

Views and FoxFury Nomad Contest FDIC 2014!

Jumpseat Radio 011:Rookies Rock

Jumpseat Radio 011: Rookies Rock! IMG_1668

When a rookie firefighter comes into a fire station the infusion of energy is noticeable right away. Whether its their excitement or the experienced firefighters that take the time to teach them the why’s and how’s of our fire stations we should use this excitement to keep everyone #jumpseat ready!

Hook up the Hose First Video

Jumpseat Radio 010: Fire Station Motivation

Jumpseat Radio 010: Fire Station Motivation

How to stay motivated in and around the firehouse.

How to stay motivated in and around the firehouse.

In this episode the Views from the Jumpseat Crew will be talking about staying motivated. Listen in as we talk about keeping the focus on the mission and staying positive around the fire station.

  • How do you handle the unmotivated moments?
  • Shifting focus away from the firehouse.
  • How can you keep constant and consistent motivation.

When your motivation is lacking it’s not the time to start Slackin…..

 

Jumpseat Radio 009: 3 Levels of Air Management

Jumpseat Radio 009: 3 Levels of Air Management
In this episode we will be discussing air management on three levels:

Everyone on the Fireground need to monitor air supply

Everyone on the Fireground need to monitor air supply

Chief Officer

Fire Officer

Firefighter

Listen in as Ryan gives tips and reminders on how to ensure you have the air the complete your task and go home!!!

Jumpseat radio 008: Firefighter Size up!

Jumpseat Radio 008: Firefighter Size up!

This weeks podcast will look at the basic principles of #jumpseatready and how we all can keep a constant and consistent size up going throughout our days. Either responding from home or while at the station we should always be ready for our next response.

This episode will cover

Where does size up begin
Size up after dispatch
On scene Size up

and Much More,……

Jumpseat Intro to the Foxfury Family