Can Regular Fitness Help to Clear Your Mind for Studying?

Physical activity and exercises are recommended by doctors, physicians and medical representatives for a reason. To be more precise, for a whole list of reasons. However, even though physical activity has numerous benefits in regards to our health, many are wondering whether it actually affects our brain and the way we think, process information and… Read More

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How Much Does the British Army Spend on Adventurous Training?

Between 2008 and 2017, the British Army spent approximately £106.2 million on adventurous training (AT), split by year as follows: 2008: £7.9m. 2009: £8.1m. 2010: £8.1m. 2011: £8.4m. 2012: £8.7m. 2013: £10.0m. 2014: £12.3m. 2015: £13.1m. 2016: £14.9m. 2017: £14.7m. Caveats: Training Courses at Army Delivery Centres and Army Delivery Wings are open to the… Read More

A Warrior’s Mind…

“A sharp mind is the warrior’s edge.” Unknown You can learn more by reading ‘Sharpening the Warrior’s Edge’ which is the first text which examines survival and combat performance from a scientific perspective. Author Bruce K. Siddle methodically brings together one hundred years of research which identifies the relationship between survival stress, the heart rate… Read More

Generalship: Instinct versus Hard Study & Work

“Do make it clear that generalship, at least in my case, came not by instinct, unsought, but by understanding, hard study and brain concentration. Had it come easy to me I should not have done it as well.” T.E. Lawrence (aka Lawrence of Arabia) as quoted in Lawrence of Arabia by B.H.L. Hart. Reference Hale,… Read More

From a Military Perspective, What is the True Cost of Distance Education?

Research Paper Title Exposing the True Cost of Distance Education (and What Should be Done). Introduction The demand for ever-increasing levels of education within the Canadian Forces (CF) continues to mount. From our very beginnings as a professional military, there was wide acceptance of the need for a liberally educated officer corps. With the increasing… Read More