CEO and Founder of Envisage Technologies
Ari is involved in building next-generation training systems, cloud-based learning, records management, automation of high-liability training operations, and pervasive readiness technologies. He is a committee member of the National Congress for Secure Communities and an advisory board member of IADLEST. He has consulted for Federal Agencies, Homeland Security, Public Safety, Military, and Law Enforcement on technology, security, legally defensible records, compliance, and training.
Box Breathing has been around for many years and has been utilized by professional athletes, fighters, elite military personnel, and law enforcement officers.
In time, and with practice, you can apply your breathing practice as a response to stress and to help with emotional regulation even when responding to high-priority radio calls and after critical incidents.
How much sleep are you getting? When you are in law enforcement, the answer is most likely "not enough." But the best performance-enhancing drug is getting enough sleep per night as consistently as possible.
There are science-based methods that have been developed to help manage the physical and mental stresses placed on high-level athletes and these methodologies can be adapted to help manage the physical and mental stresses that are placed upon you by this profession.
Responsible for 18,650 deaths nationwide a year—150 percent as many deaths as caused by AIDS—the monster is microscopic, extremely aggressive, and damned difficult to kill. The monster is a microbe called Staphylococcus.