Coaches David predicted football career. But here began military service. First, he was sent to a training unit, and then - in a military fire department.
Daily for six hours allotted daily schedule classes on various topics fire-drill team. David grab for more training for two hours. Bruising is not believed accustomed that he always was raw fingers, aching leg muscles. But his tenacity and perseverance paid off. Within a few weeks he was free to cover many standards.
David could not then and it is assumed that it will take quite some time, and he will be grateful for the fact that they are in is not a military unit t. And in those early days of life, he believed that his fate no one would be jealous of your friends did not. And, indeed, David as a squad leader was to lead the soldiers of the fire, which more than once during the service ever face to face with these fires. His own skills in fire prevention were small.
But he did not retreat. He collected all the books in the fire department for fire case, instruction manual. In ordinary common notebook kept notes, on a separate sheet - recording all incomprehensible. Book it filled mostly after lights out, leaving himself to sleep three or four hours a day. Leaflets with the questions always carried with him. When free time fell out, got them, asking about their commanders did not understand or have experienced a fire. Soon, he felt that, in theory, perhaps, is not inferior to his subordinates, and even in some ways surpasses them. But here's the practical training was not enough.
Rescued an old passion: a warm affection for the sport. Only in the military fire brigade David was first introduced to the fire-applied sports. He knew right away that it is a sport - sport professionals. Catching them, you gain all the skills they need to work in the fire: to quickly overcome the obstacle as soon as possible to deploy tubular line to join her trunk, climb the steep wall ... In short, this difficult technical sport gave and skill in action with fire safety equipment, and a good physical training.