Firefighters must be confident in ground ladder operations. That includes knowing what size ladder is needed to get the job done safely, efficiently, and on the first try. Confidence required for basic skills comes through repetition. Frequently throwing different ground ladders builds confidence in choosing the best size on an emergency scene. Here is a simple drill that helps build confidence and proficiency in ground ladder operations.
Concentration. Cooperation. Remaining calm. These are critical skills for all firefighters. Here is a drill that trains on all three skill sets simultaneously.