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Episode 147 | The Need for Skill Rehearsal


RehearsalThis episode discusses the importance of rehearsal as a means to strengthen team situational awareness.

Length: 38 minutes

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First responder training is often conducted in topical segments. One week it might be fire attack. The next week the training might focus on search and rescue and the next week on forcible entry.

There is a reason a football team conducts a scrimmage, or why actors in a play conduct a full-dress rehearsal. This episode discusses the value of putting all the training segments together into one comprehensive practiced event.

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