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  • Aurora, CO
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Aurora Fire Rescue
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Paid fire department
Topics you provide training for:
Fitness, Training, Leadership
Tom Johnson has been a member of Aurora Fire Rescue (CO) for 10 years and has held the rank of Firefighter, Paramedic, and Lieutenant. He currently is assigned to and engine company after two and half years at the Training Branch where he lead recruit training academies and inservice training of online personnel.
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Building Mental Toughness: Focus on the Process

So there I am with a fellow firefighter talking about an upcoming promotional testing process. He tells me how he wishes he could do the things I do physically, but he is just not as gifted.

Truth is, I'm not any more gifted than the next guy around the firehouse. I just want it more and am willing to endure more to achieve it. I have wanted whatever it is more than most other people since my early childhood years. That’s where my path to mental toughness began…years ago. At a young…


Posted on March 10, 2017 at 10:08am

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