When I retired from the Navy and starting using my skills to teach civilians the transition was much harder than I expected. It took some time for me to understand that I couldn’t keep teaching the way I had in the service because I was no longer teaching warriors who were primed for learning. I […]
I had a pleasure to sit down with Mark Goblowsky of the Strength Through the Struggle podcast to discuss how my Navy SEAL training can help others overcome tough challenges.In this episode, you will learn how these proven techniques can help you conquer life’s greatest battle. You will also get expert advice on how to free […]
Chris Sajnog is a retired Navy SEAL who literally wrote the books on Navy SEAL shooting: How to Shoot Like Navy SEAL, followed by Navy SEAL Shooting. However, Chris has a passion for training and excellence that goes far beyond the firing range – his mission is to help others realize their full potential and cure the […]
If you want to have a glimpse of my life as a father and a husband, this podcast pretty much has it all (maybe too much?). Ray Matz Jr. of Game Changing Dads and I have an awesome time talking about my journey—from my humble beginnings to how I ended up in the Navy and […]
As a proud father of two amazing young men I was honored last year to be featured on the The Good Dad Podcast. Back then, I talked about the lessons that I learned in the SEAL Teams and how it relates to being the best father I can be. It happens to be the #2 […]
Recently I’ve had several people ask me if I had a recommended reading list. Although books and the power I believe they can hold have always been important to me, I’ve never really stopped to think about the ones that have had the greatest impact on me and in a sense, made me who I am.
As a Navy SEAL I learned that there is no such thing as good enough and as SEAL Sniper I learned close enough is enough to get someone killed. Everything we did in training and on missions was done with the goal of perfection – anything less and we went back to the drawing board and figured out a way to go from good to great to ensure we were better than the enemy. When it comes to firearms training, if you want to be a truly great shooter, you too need to seek perfection in every aspect of your training program. Because unlike leisure endeavors’, shooting is literally either hit or miss. There is no, close enough when it comes to taking low percentage shots in a high-stress environment. This means not only a strong foundation in the shooting fundamentals, but performing the fundamentals exceedingly well – it takes Virtuosity.
As a firearms training guru and ferocious reader, I had been asked by so many people what books I recommended, that two years ago I released my first recommended reading list. Since that time, I have consumed hundreds of books (not all good), which have helped shape my life, family, health and business. I’ve pulled the […]