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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A Dip in the Fire by Phil Wong (CAN #20)

July 24th, 2022|0 Comments

A Dip in The Fire Life is not for the weak For suffering is guaranteed. Make it through in one piece And you may find some reprieve. When we experience discomfort, Suffering at its best. [...]

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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 [...]

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Clarity Training: Stop the Noise and Wake Up

July 24th, 2022|0 Comments

Men who’ve effectively trained their warrior side are the ones who trust their intuition. They don’t have time to doubt themselves and so the faster they respond, the more likely they are to survive and [...]

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There is Only a Fear of Death

July 24th, 2022|0 Comments

I had visions of the grim reaper attacking me as a young paratrooper. I’d see myself from the back dressed in camouflage with a small knife by my side and the reaper engulfing me from [...]

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What is JTF2?

July 21st, 2022|0 Comments

You may have seen JTF2 on the site a few times. This article briefly explains what Joint Task Force 2 (JTF2) is based on public information only. They are an extremely high-readiness and precise special [...]