“Being a Sua Sponte Leader”

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  • When: 10/24/2019
  • QIC: Saigon Sam
  • The PAX: Flo, Full Monty, Airbags, Check Please, Wasted, Yard Sale, Snaggle, Deuce, Sofa, Dollar Bill, Doink, Scholls and welcome FNG “UGA”

14 PAX came out to a beautiful Badlands morning.  We got after it and discussed a recent F3 Nation 43 Feet Podcast on “Sua Sponte Leadership”.  This is a Latin Legal term meaning “of his own accord”.  A man sees a need and goes about filling it.  The 75th Ranger Regiment uses this as their moto.  Accomplishing tasks with little or no prompting or as Jocko would say,“default aggressive” or taking “extreme ownership”.

The Warm Up:

  • Moroccan Night Club 20X IC
  • Hillbillies 15X IC
  • Little Man in the Woods 15X IC
  • Captain Thor 10X – 1 big boy sit up to 4 American Hammers (Russian Twist)
  • Kraken Burpees 10X OYO (3 hand release pushups at the bottom)
  • Mosey to first parking lot curb

The Thang:

  • Partner up. PAX Bear Crawls to opposite curb and back while other does the following 4 exercises :
    • Mike Tyson’s
    • Monkey Humpers
    • Clap Merkins
    • Bobby Hurley’s
  • Mosey to bear crawl alley
    • Walking Lunge to first light, Mosey to center
    • 20 Decline Merkins
    • 20 Step-ups
    • 20 Dips
    • 20 Decline Cross Body Mountain Climbers
  • Mosey to field baseball field
    • 7 of Diamonds. Using the outside of a baseball field. Exercise each corner, mosey between
      • Round 1, 7 Burpees at each of the 4 corners
      • Round 2, 14 four count flutter kicks at each of the 4 corners.
      • Round 3, 21 Merkins at each of the 4 corners.
      • Round 4, 28 Squats at each of the 4 corners.
      • Round 5, 21 LBC’s at each of the 4 corners.
      • Round 6, 14 Mountain climbers each leg at each of the 4 corners.
      • Round 7, 7 Diamond Merkins at each of the 4 corners.

Mosey back to Flag.

COT:  Count o Rama, Name o Rama

Announcements:  Terrain Race in Saturday


  • Encouraged PAX to be proactive and take action when needed with family, work, community, faith, service.   “Action dispels fear.” Psychology of the Fighting Man.  “Don’t wait.  The time will never be just right” Napoleon Hill
  • Welcomed FNG “UGA”
  • Prayers for Flo continued job search, my wife and Gizzard’s wife for healing, Check Please family and all other silent prayers.

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