Rugged Dad

is creating a world where men are free to be manly and ruggedness is an art.

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Brawny

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You've chosen to walk the path not easily taken.

Welcome to the table of brawny men.

Support Rugged Dad for $5 per month and receive:
  • Early access to content
  • Complete post archive
  • Video shout-out from the Rugged Dad family
  • Patron-only posts and messages
  • PDF copy of my best-selling book Rapid Skill Development 101

Hardcore

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You've chosen to forge ahead into unknown territory.

Welcome to the table of hardcore men.

Support Rugged Dad for $10 per month and receive:

All benefits from the other tiers plus...
  • Behind-the-scenes content for videos, projects, and/or podcasts
  • Early access to content
  • Complete post archive
  • Video shout-out from the Rugged Dad family
  • Patron-only posts and messages
  • PDF copy of my best-selling book Rapid Skill Development 101
  • One new PDF book from the Rugged Dad library each month
  • Follow on Instagram or Twitter

Off the Grid- Midgard Homestead

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$50
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You've chosen to live in a world outside of normal society and build your own.

Welcome to the table of the Self-Reliant.

Our family bought a small farm and immediately set about experimenting with various aspects from funding to the crops through the unvarnished eyes of complete newbies.

We'd like to pass along lessons learned and mistakes we make so you can do even better and maybe faster in your own endeavors.

Support Midgard Homestead for $50 per month and receive:

All benefits from the other tiers plus...
  • Exclusive content from the Midgard Homestead on prepping and farming
  • Tips for brand new homesteaders
  • Hang out with us at a farmer's market or fair once a year
  • Quarterly Live Q&As
  • Early access to farm products and value-added goods before they go to market
  • Live event VIP- The opportunity to join in and work with us for special events like research projects and experimental crops
  • Digital copies of any farm-related ebooks or publications
  • Early access to content
  • Complete post archive
  • Behind-the-scenes content for videos, projects, and/or podcasts
  • Patron-only posts and messages
  • PDF copy of my best-selling book Rapid Skill Development 101
  • Video shout-out from the Rugged Dad family

R-U-G-G-E-D

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You are ready not only to lead your own life, but to lead others as well.

Welcome to the exclusive table of the few, the table of the Rugged.

Support Rugged Dad for $100 per month and receive:

All benefits from the other tiers plus...
  • Full library access. You'll receive two books per month from the Rugged Dad library and new books BEFORE they are published
  • Once a year, you'll be invited as a guest for a video, podcast, or blog
  • Work-in-progress updates (digital)
  • Co-Author a book with Dr. David Powers
  • Early access to content
  • Complete post archive
  • Behind-the-scenes content for videos, projects, and/or podcasts
  • Video shout-out from the Rugged Dad family
  • Patron-only posts and messages
  • PDF copy of my best-selling book Rapid Skill Development 101
  • Follow on Instagram or Twitter
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Self Coach Yourself

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$100
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You've chosen the hard path of realizing that sometimes you have to walk alone. This is not a path for the weak or faint-hearted. This tier is for the self-motivated individual who just needs a little guidance.

Support Rugged Dad for $100 per month and receive:
  • Weekly E-mail Lessons
  • Regular Worksheets and Checklists
  • Personality Profiles will be sent at various times to aid in your progress
  • Reduced Pricing on Other Services– Specialized one-on-one coaching help as needed at a reduced price. Most of my DIY clients call me up for a few sessions each year as they work through the process and need help past a roadblock or brainstorming ideas.
  • Complete post archive
  • Early access to content
  • Follow on Instagram or Twitter
  • PDF copy of my best-selling book Rapid Skill Development 101
  • Patron-only posts and messages

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About Rugged Dad

The modern world is devoid of men who desire to be manly and do the most basic of manly things...

Protect their families and play with their kids. 

It’s time we change that, one man at a time.

Anyone is welcome to join us here, but my core audience is men age 30-50 who have one or more kids and feel like they haven’t done enough to stay manly or rugged. For most of them, it’s not like it happened on purpose either. Life, responsibilities, distractions, debt, or whatever simply took over.

In addition, I’m also trying to reach the wives who feel this way about their men and the kids who feel this way about their dads.

My bio-
Dr. David Powers is an adventurer, philosopher, and pioneer. Considered a human puzzlemaster, he has a penchant for assembling random bits and bytes into workable solutions. He is a best-selling author in cognitive psychology, experimental education, adventure travel, and martial arts. He is a decorated veteran of the Marine Corps and a founding member of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. He is married and the proud father of four feral boys and one princess that he and his wife homeschool. His mission in life is to find the magical best mug of coffee in the world.

Dr. Dave is an expert in getting a family through anything from the most mundane things like 3 kids at one time with ‘number 2’ diapers to making it through hurricanes, forced evacuations, and pandemics.

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