Adam is the founder and owner of Equip 2 Endure LLC. He is the creator and author of hundreds of informative and educational videos, podcasts, and articles. Equip 2 Endure encompasses multifaceted topics to include; wilderness/urban survival, bushcrafting, K-9 and firearm training, general outdoor adventuring, professional and leadership development.
Along with his wilderness survival training, he is an avid hiker and camper, frequenting the Appalachian Trail located near his home. He was introduced to outdoor and firearms training at an early age; his Mother and Step-Father, being a large influence on him as passionate fishermen, hunters, and outdoorsmen themselves.
Adam has maintained a disciplined focus on the art of firecraft, bushcraft, construction of primitive shelters, and emergency survival training. Using Equip 2 Endure, he has developed training mythos on both philosophical theory and scientific principle. Adam has outlined and refined his concepts of survival and self reliant theories in reference to the Equip 2 Endure teaching and training system. What separates Equip 2 Endure from other mainstream organizations is our focus on the theory of the “Survival Economy of Resources”, giving and applying the most efficient and effective teaching methods to maximize the learning process of our students.
Furthermore, his Law Enforcement experience includes training in Weapons of Mass Destruction Protection Protocols, Risk Analysis and Chemical Threats Training, Incident Response to Terrorist Bombings, and Incident Command System. He has been awarded several commendations and awards for his service as a Law Enforcement Professional. Adam is an expert marksman, having been awarded top ranking in his class and has expert training in several weapons systems to include but not limited to: the Glock 23 semi-automatic pistol, M4 carbine assault rife, HK MP5 machine pistol, HK UMP40 machine pistol, Remington 870 Shotgun.
Prior to his Law Enforcement career, Adam majored in Philosophy and Criminal Justice during his undergraduate studies. Adam has studied martial arts for many years with Nga Mi Son Phat Gia Quyen, a traditional martial arts sect, and later studied under the tutorage of Master Ken Pham, owner of Dark Lotus Combat Arts for over 10 years. His interests include philosophy, logic, ethics, theology, psychology, theoretical physics, history, and art. Adam is passionate about contributing to several non-profit organizations and other charitable endeavors; such as Paws and Stripes, Veteran Outdoors, and other local charitable programs and fraternities.
Adam resides in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Pennsylvania with his (super-supportive) wife (who allows him to go out on his outdoor adventures and his E2E excursion), three young daughters and their personal-protection trained German Shepherd, (and our celebrity K-9) Ace Zarr Francis Z-Vom Kraftwerk.
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