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The Jedburgh Podcast empowers leaders to achieve success on their journey to transform themselves and their organizations. Creator, Host and Special Forces Green Beret Fran Racioppi interviews the world’s most prominent visionaries, drivers of change, and those dedicated to winning. Each episode is an in-depth discussion with trailblazers who’ve earned success through a dedication to talent development, preparation, introspection, and the drive to get things done. Our conversation will empow ...
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Stress is the great equalizer in leadership. When you're cold, you're wet, you're tired, your company’s losing money, you have no revenue, you’re pinned down by enemy fire, or you're down by five with two minutes left, great organizations need leaders who stand up, take charge, make decisions and act. America’s Green Berets are the best in the worl…
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One hundred men will test today. But only three win the Green Beret. Developing America’s Green Berets takes a vision for the future, knowledge of the past, and an understanding of the present. The John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Center and School is the home of both training Green Berets and developing the policy and doctrine our Special Forces op…
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Social Media doesn’t tell the real story. It might look like we’re crushing it online, but the reality is that it’s held together by toothpicks and dental floss. For the final episode of the 2023 Army Navy Game Tailgate Series, Fran Racioppi welcomed back Travis Wilson; fellow Green Beret, entrepreneur, and Green Beret Foundation’s Director of Miss…
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America’s military must return our service members back to society ready to lead. Special operators are given the best tools in the military to do their jobs. They’re also completely immersed into the special forces lifestyle with almost no distractions. Yet when they leave service, they’re often left to themselves to find the right tools and to fi…
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“The mission. The men. Me.” The “3 M’s” of leadership taught to officers in Vietnam and still applicable to building great leaders in any industry. As leaders we put people first, but sometimes the mission must happen regardless of the people. For the second episode of our 2023 Army Navy Game tailgate party, we warmed up with a little Cold Zero Whi…
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There’s a dangerous difference between a Quiet Professional and Silent Professional. We’re conditioned as Green Berets to put the mission first and get the job done. That’s why Army Special Forces are the tip of the spear in both wartime and peace. For our first tailgate interview, and to kick off The Jedburgh Podcast’s new home as an official prog…
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Could you make the decision to remove your own leg. What if you’d already lost the other and taking the second meant starting over? For the final episode of the 2023 NYC Veterans Day Parade, Fran Racioppi and Psychotherapist Drew Newkirk were joined by Dan Nevins and Lana Duffy; two Army soldiers who were faced with one of life’s toughest decisions…
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Great leaders exist in every industry. When we think about great leaders we often remember the things they did. But what’s more important is the impact they had on individuals, teams, organizations and society. For the second episode of our 2023 NYC Veterans Day Parade Series, Fran Racioppi and Psychotherapist Drew Newkirk welcomed two Green Berets…
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Veterans Day is about more than honoring service; it’s about preparing leaders to serve in the military and beyond. For the 104th running of the New York City Veterans Day parade from atop the red carpet Host Fran Racioppi is joined by special guest co-host Drew Newkirk to navigate conversations through the motorcycles, the sirens, the marching ban…
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America's Vietnam Veterans didn't come home to parades. They didn't come home to standing ovations. They didn't come home to a welcoming public that embraced what they did overseas. When many of our Vietnam veterans came home, they got spit on. They were told that their uniform was a disgrace, they weren't integrated into society, and many people s…
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The security challenges we face today are more complex, less predictable and faster evolving than at any point in recent history. When Fran Racioppi isn’t hosting the Jedburgh Podcast he runs FRsix, his security company. From this year’s industry trade show, Global Security Exchange, Fran sat down with International SOS, the global leader in health…
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The biggest challenge America’s Special Operations Veterans face is not becoming a Special Operator. Their biggest challenge is no longer being a Special Operator. This transition, despite its challenges, is also a Veteran’s biggest opportunity. Data says that 48% of Veterans believe transition was more difficult than they expected, 62% say transit…
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A lot can happen in one CrossFit season. Hosts Fran Racioppi and Jessie Graff went from CrossFit rookies to Level 1 Trainer Certificate holders and CrossFit Games media. Jenn Ryan went from withdrawing at Wodapalooza to the CrossFit Games podium standing tall as the Women’s Masters Bronze Medalist. For the final episode of the 2023 NOBULL CrossFit …
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Default Aggressive: a leader’s mindset to take deliberate and decisive action. As leaders we face challenges both known and unknown, with real consequences from our action or our inaction. We won’t always get it perfectly right, but doing nothing is almost always wrong. It’s the final day from the US Army Fitness Truck at the 2023 NOBULL CrossFit G…
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No one cares about achieving your goals more than you; and no one can do the work for you to get there. You have to own that. It doesn’t matter what industry or what dream you wake up with every morning, you better be the first one in and the last to leave if you want to earn victory. Power Monkey Fitness Co-Owner and Former USA Gymnastics Team Mem…
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The mortar landed at his feet, shredding his leg and torso. Despite immediate medical care, he died twice on the helicopter during medical evacuation. He spent a week in a coma. He was told he would never walk again. This was 12 years ago in Basra, Iraq. In August, he competed in his second CrossFit Games finals. Meet Spencer Whiteley, the British …
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Six days. Hundreds of events. Thousands of volunteers. One mission. Crown the Fittest on Earth. CrossFit Games is a production like none other in fitness, requiring a coordinated effort down to the minute and leadership with an unwavering commitment to winning. CrossFit’s Sport Operations team is charged with making the games happen. They’re also r…
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How much do you really know about the supplements you put in your body? Where do they come from? What do they actually do? What are they supposed to do? How much time have you spent understanding what will really enhance your performance? Jeff Byers spent a career in the NFL with access to the best performance coaching and products in the world; bu…
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Are you ready to take it to the limit to win? Do you even truly know where the limit is? Have you been there, tested it, and fought through the pain, only to make sure you could go there again. But the next time you’ll have the confidence to go there and even further? Our limit isn’t a sustainable pace, but it is a place we need to be comfortable w…
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Joining a gym is often the most important decision and commitment we make on our fitness journey. Which gym we choose can make or break our attitude and our results. But what makes a great gym? What keeps us there and brings us back day after day? What are the keys to retention for both the gym goer and the gym owner? Wodify is the leading customer…
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Elite performance knows no boundaries. Whether conquering CrossFit or the battlefield, success requires the relentless pursuit of excellence. Often that relentless pursuit requires the willingness to put our bodies through pain in order for our minds to become stronger and more adaptable. It also requires us to do the dishes! From the US Army Fitne…
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Mastering the double under isn’t just about jumping rope…or is it jump rope? It’s about harnessing a skill that’s often more mental than physical and requires us to just go for it! Jump rope is also more than just a part of a cardio routine or a CrossFit workout; it’s also an opportunity to bring together teams and build a common connection. Fran R…
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Constantly varied, functional movements executed at high intensity. That’s the definition of CrossFit. What started 20 years ago as a challenge to traditional workout routines, has become an institution in fitness revolutionizing the way we think about performance and what the human body is capable of. CrossFit CEO Don Faul is a year into the job a…
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Would you cough up blood for your team? Would you die on the competition floor for them so you never let them down. Do you have the courage to train just as hard as you compete when you're doing it for others, not just yourself? That’s the difference between individual and team competition at CrossFit Games. Fran Racioppi and Jessie Graff sit down …
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Sometimes it doesn’t go according to the plan. Roman Khrennikov came to CrossFit Games 2023 with one goal in mind…to win at all costs. He led the field in nearly every event for three days opening a commanding lead. Until he scaled a log on the first event of the final day… In this precursor episode from day two of the games, Fran Racioppi and Jess…
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Win the fight on the front lines of our inner cities. That’s the mission of the Green Beret Project. In every corner of the world America’s Green Berets win the fight on the front lines of battle, but what if we deployed that same power that builds and empowers foreign armies to empower, mentor, transform and grow leaders in our inner city youth. F…
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What happens to the children of our service members when they make the ultimate sacrifice in defense of our freedom and American way of life? Who makes sure they’re taken care of, have a bright future and are afforded every opportunity to be successful in life? In this episode, Fran Racioppi dives into the incredible work of Children of Fallen Patr…
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Nobody cares what you can do fresh. The GORUCK Games takes grit, endurance and a willingness to run with a mouthful of water. Anything Special Forces are on the table. To close out the 2nd Annual Sandlot Jax and GORUCK Games, Fran Racioppi and Jessie Graff dive into this two-part episode explaining all things GORUCK Games with the GORUCK founders t…
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Water is the great equalizer. For most, it’s where our true limits are found, tested and overcome. Where failure becomes the stepping stone to greatness. In this episode, PJ Nestler, the Director of Performance at XPT: Extreme Performance Training, joined Fran Racioppi and Jessie Graff on the final day of the 2023 Sandlot Jax and GORUCK Games to sh…
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Getting fit doesn’t require tons of time and equipment. It takes consistency and the commitment to just do something. Fitness knows no boundaries. Miranda Alcaraz, the Founder and CEO of Street Parking, joined Fran Racioppi and Jessie Graff on the final day of 2023 Sandlot Jax and GORUCK Games to explain how to find a workout out in any location or…
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What happened to the “over the hill” parties of the 80’s and 90’s? Who says we can’t be an athlete at any age regardless of when we start our fitness journey? Fitness Coach for the over 40, Steph Gaudreau, joined Fran Racioppi and Jessie Graff on the final day of the 2023 Sandlot Jax and GORUCK Games to explain how to get fit at any age. Steph brea…
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Do what you say you’re going to do. It’s a simple concept that’s too often lost when the times get tough and we’re under pressure. To close out day two of the 2023 Sandlot Jax and GORUCK Games entrepreneur, restaurateur and athlete Michael Chernow joins Fran Racioppi and Jessie Graff for a post-apocalyptic rain storm conversation about building bus…
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Have humans become too soft? Has our constant innovation and ingenuity created a society that chooses comfort over the hard work needed to grow to become our best selves? In this episode, Michael Easter joins Fran Racioppi live from the 2023 Sandlot Jax and GORUCK Games to discuss the perils of the The Comfort Crisis, Michael's groundbreaking book …
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Most emergencies last less than 72 hours. Luck favors those who think the most about their preparation before an emergency even occurs. For this episode, Fran Racioppi is joined by Christian Schauf, founder and CEO of Uncharted Supply Company, live from the 2023 Sandlot Jax and GORUCK Games. Christian launched Uncharted with an investment from Shar…
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What is Freedom? The human spirit at its core seeks two opposing ideals; to be free from the influence of others, yet to be part of a community of like-minded people. Journalist and Best-Selling Author Sebastian Junger joins Fran Racioppi live from the 2023 Sandlot Jax and GORUCK Games to share how his new #1 New York Times Best-Selling book Freedo…
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Biceps are earned not given. The evolution of fitness has seen trends come and go; but one thing has never changed…push-ups, pull-ups, squats and going hard still work. Fran Racioppi is joined by Men’s Health Fitness Director Eb Samuel live from the 2023 Sandlot Jax and GORUCK Games to bring fitness back to the basics and dispel the myths of today’…
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Greatness leaves footprints. But what we are willing to learn from greatness will be the difference in our own success; especially if it involves the legendary Boston Celtics! Fran Racioppi welcomes the first NBA star to join The Jedburgh Podcast as one of Boston’s greatest, Slam Dunk Champion Dee Brown climbs into the back of the WC-51 live from t…
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Why is nutritional discipline so hard? Seriously? Most of us already know what healthy food and healthy eating habits look like. But why do we quit, or never even start, on our eating plan before almost anything else along our journey towards physical, mental and emotional well-being? Nutritional strategist Dr. Mike Roussell joins Fran Racioppi liv…
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“Objective Secure” doesn’t mean the mission is complete; it means one milestone has been unlocked and it’s time to prepare for the next one. Whether you’re a Green Beret or just trying to navigate life, your mission is going to be achieved by securing one objective after another along your path to achieve your goals. To close out day one of 2023 Sa…
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America’s leadership is more politically divided and divisive than almost anytime in our nation’s history. We sit at a generational and societal crossroad that will require leaders of courage, unity and vision to emerge and take charge in the best interest of the country; not for their own fame and fortune. +More Perfect Union Founder and CEO Jake …
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The most successful businesses solve a need. The most successful entrepreneurs identify opportunities and display the courage to take action; even if just to prove they just might succeed. Ameet Shah started his professional career as a janitor at Mars Chocolate. Today, he is the Founder and CEO of Wodify; the fitness industry’s leading customer re…
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Hero WODs come in all shapes and sizes; but every CrossFitter knows the greater the burn the stronger the bonds. “DREW” is quickly proving to be one of the most memorable for both its physical challenge and the story behind the workout. “DREW” is named in honor of CPT Drew Ferguson, who lost his battle with mental health after a distinguished caree…
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Green Beret Foundation provides all generations of Green Berets and their families with emergency, immediate and ongoing support. They are the only Special Operations non-profit accredited by the Department of Veterans Affairs to handle claims and benefits directly. And as of last year, they have an experienced Veterans Service Officer permanently …
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Ranger School is the premier leadership development program in the US Army for tactical level leaders. It’s also the most grueling physical, mental and emotional challenge a Soldier can face. Many will try; but only a few will earn the coveted Ranger tab…a designation that for decades could only be sought after by male soldiers. In this episode, Fr…
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The Original Special Forces Regiment needs a beer named The Originals. Then again, so does Det-A, Pineland, The Tribe, and of course the Jedburgh. Fran Racioppi travels to San Antonio to spend the day, and share a Jedburgh beer, with fellow Green Beret and Founder of Longtab Brewing Company Dave Holland. Dave founded Longtab out of a love for beer …
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Memorial Day isn’t just about the BBQ. It’s about honoring and remembering all those who have given their lives in defense of America and our freedom. It’s also an opportunity for some shared suffering on behalf of their sacrifice. To honor Memorial Day 2023, Fran Racioppi and Jessie Graff sat down with Dr. Josh Appel live from the finals at GORUCK…
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An aircraft carrier is one of America’s greatest symbols of freedom and power. It’s a strategic asset in our national defense arsenal. It’s our greatest projection of combat power. It’s a city at sea. And for RADM (ret) John “Mac” McLaughlin it was a challenge he never expected. For our milestone Episode 100 of The Jedburgh Podcast, Fran Racioppi t…
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Over 10% of the US population is in some way affected by Alzheimer’s Disease. For the second episode of our San Diego Series, and our 99th long form conversation, Fran Racioppi visits Alzheimer's San Diego to discuss Alzheimer's disease, a progressive brain disorder that affects millions of people worldwide. Fran is joined by CEO Eugenia Welch and …
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For 247 years the United States Marine Corps has fought and won America’s wars. The Marines carry a history, a tradition and a brand focused on winning…no matter the challenge. Sergeant Major Troy Black, the 19th Sergeant Major Of The Marine Corps joins Fran Racioppi from the Marine Corps Recruiting Depot San Diego Museum for a Jedburgh Podcast exc…
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Abrams tanks, landmines, human trafficking, war crimes and economic collapse. This is the state of the Ukraine-Russia war 14+ months since it started. Fran Racioppi sits down with Mitzi Perdue, a renowned author, speaker, and philanthropist, who shares her experiences of visiting Ukraine to see firsthand the devastation landmines have brought to th…
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