How to Become a Warrior Dad with Curtis Jackson

By: Ben Brown

Being a dad is tough. There’s the pressure of needing to provide for your family while at the same time providing for yourself. If you’re interested in learning how to become a better husband, father, mentor, business owner or really just a productive member of society, definitely check out my podcast with Curtis Jackson.


Curtis is the co-owner of Jackson Strength in Solana Beach, CA. Jackson Strength is a premier fitness facility specializing in helping youth volleyball and baseball athletes get strong, stay healthy, and achieve their athletic dreams.


Additionally, Curtis is the founder of the Warrior Dad Coaching Program aimed at helping dads reclaim their health, vitality, and athleticism through nutrition, fitness, and mindset training.


I want to help dads be the person that they want their kids to end up being and a lot of that is mindset. It’s how do we react to rough situations? How do we speak? What is our vocabulary? Is there a lot of ‘I can’t, I can’t, I can’t’ or is there a lot of ‘I’ll figure that out, I’ll figure that out, I’ll figure that out?’ What we say, what we do, all these things are trickling on down the line.


Curtis is also working on a hunting academy to teach newbie hunters how to kill, gut, skin, butcher, and cook their own meat. (You can find out more about this by contacting Curtis at


Curtis holds certifications from The National Association of Sports Medicine (NASM), The Poliquin International Certification Program, USA Weightlifting, and the CHEK Institute.


During our interview, Curtis and I chop it up about what it means to be a good dad, particularly when it comes to providing good food for his family. We also talk about the process of creating more “oneness” with our food, environment, community, and culture. I hope you enjoy!


Click the play button below to listen to the episode now.



In This Podcast We Also Discuss:


– Why hunting has become such a big part of Curtis’ life [12:58]


– The importance of unplugging and getting out into the wilderness [18:04]


– Curtis’ Warrior Dad Coaching Program [25:00]


– The most common struggles dads deal with on a daily basis [30:36]


– Why Curtis chooses to work with dads [32:13]


– Curtis’ biggest strengths and weaknesses when it comes to parenting [40:08]


– The benefits of intermittent fasting and time-restricted eating [43:40]


Follow Curtis Jackson Here:

Jackson Strength




Want to learn more about Jackson Strenght? Check out my awesome interview with Curtis’ wife Krystal Jackson. During our podcast, we talk about what it means to be a “forever athlete,” the importance of stepping outside your comfort zone, and more.


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