Explore the Edges of the Human Experience

Explore the Edges of the Human Experience

Special Forces Experience

Welcome to the SFE

We honour the science and spirit of intentionally facilitated post-traumatic growth.

aaron guyett
jennifer mcmaster
rick alexander

Meet the Cadre

Rooted in the belief that challenge can be a springboard for growth.

Testing your physical and PSYCHOLOGICAL limits brings you face-to-face with your CAPACITY FOR mental and emotional resilience.

This is intentionally facilitated post-traumatic growth.

Testing your extreme physical limits brings you to come face-to-face with your mental and emotional resilience.

This is intentionally facilitated post-traumatic growth.

Personal Strength

Become stronger mentally and physically – gain wisdom and maturity beyond their years.

New Possibilities

Reprioritize values and time commitments to achieve fulfilling goals at a heightened state.

Gratitude for Life

experience a deeper appreciation for life itself recognizing everything and everyone that makes them who they are in their best moments.

Spiritual Growth

Experience radical self-inquiry which will refine their true purpose and the conscious direction of their lifestyle towards its fulfillment.

Strengthened Values

It’s not uncommon for one’s value set to become more aligned and resolute.


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The Mechanics of Insight

June 17th, 2024|0 Comments

A lack of insight presents a unique challenge in our growth and self-awareness. A lack of insight refers to the inability to recognize the deeper meaning or underlying cause of a situation, behaviour, or [...]

Protocol for Finding Your Way

June 7th, 2024|0 Comments

While life doesn’t come with instructions on how to do it “best”, we do have built in mechanisms for finding our way - a kind of self-navigation that helps us maneuver through the chances, [...]

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A Keen Sense of Versatility

May 23rd, 2024|0 Comments

"A keen sense of versatility": having a strong ability to adapt to different situations, tasks, or roles with ease and effectiveness. This person is highly flexible, can handle a variety of challenges, and can [...]

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Ira MacDonald (CAN #9) on Find My Way Podcast

July 24th, 2022|0 Comments

From findmywaypodcast.com: Podcast: Play podcast in new window  Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS Welcome back, thank you for listening. I would appreciate all the iTunes reviews and shares and all that good stuff. You can follow me on instagram @vonralls [...]

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A Letter from the Wife of Candidate #10

July 24th, 2022|0 Comments

To the souls behind the Special Forces Experience, I am not sure that my tears have stopped since Joel (CAN10) walked back into our arms on Saturday morning.  The change in his presence was palpable, the depth of [...]

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Journal Entries from Candidate #21

July 24th, 2022|0 Comments

Written by the youngest candidate to finish The Process at 21-years-old: Stephan Faiazza (CAN21) … This past week, I took a challenge known as “The Process”. It is run by former Canadian and American ________________, in addition [...]