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A METAPHOR FOR THE JOURNEY OF LIFE

WELCOME TO THE "ODYESSY"

The ultimate rite of passage program for young men on their journey to manhood. 

The Odyssey is engineered for father and son to connect in a way that can only be experienced in an environment like this.

In Greek mythology, an "odyssey" referred to the epic journey taken by the hero Odysseus in Homer's "The Odyssey." Along the way, he faces 

numerous challenges and trials that test his character, intelligence, and strength.

In the context of a young man entering adulthood, an "odyssey" can refer to a challenging and transformative journey that helps the young man develop the skills, knowledge, and maturity necessary to become a responsible and capable adult. 

The journey involves physical, mental and emotional challenges that help the young man discover his strengths and weaknesses, learn new skills, and develop a deeper understanding of himself and the world around him.

"THIS EXPERIENCE HELD TREMENDOUS POWER, MEANING, AND LASTING MEMORIES FOR BOTH MY SON AND ME."

When I shared this story with other fathers, they expressed a desire to do something similar for their sons. No father wants to fail in raising their son to become a true man.


Observing men who are passive-aggressive, constantly stressed and lashing out, chronically depressed, and lacking emotional control is an indication that their fathers failed them. Many boys spend excessive time engrossed in social media and video games, avoiding the challenges that forge true manhood.
 
It is disheartening to encounter my son's friends who lack basic skills that every man should possess, such as changing a tire, using tools, driving a manual transmission, displaying chivalry towards women, situational awareness at restaurants, self-defense, confident eye contact when speaking, and more. It breaks my heart to think that these boys' fathers may never realize they failed to teach their sons how to become men.

PROMOTING POSITIVE ROLE MODELS AND EMPOWERING NARRATIVES

When I shared this story with other fathers, they expressed a desire to do something similar for their sons. No father wants to fail in raising their son to become a true man.

Observing men who are passive-aggressive, constantly stressed and lashing out, chronically depressed, and lacking emotional control is an indication that their fathers failed them. Many boys spend excessive time engrossed in social media and video games, avoiding the challenges that forge true manhood.

It is disheartening to encounter my son's friends who lack basic skills that every man should possess, such as changing a tire, using tools, driving a manual transmission, displaying chivalry towards women, situational awareness at restaurants, self-defense, confident eye contact when speaking, and more. It breaks my heart to think that these boys' fathers may never realize they failed to teach their sons how to become men.
DEVELOPING INTO GALLANT MEN
THE FIRST STEP STARTS HERE
That's why our program is designed to be a bonding experience for fathers and sons, creating a deep connection and understanding between you both.
Our program is not for the faint of heart.
 
We'll push you and your son to your limits, both physically and mentally, but we promise that the results will be worth it. 
 
You'll emerge from our program with a newfound sense of strength, confidence, and respect for each other.

If you're ready to take the first step towards toughening up your son and strengthening your father-son bond, sign up for our program today. Join us on this journey to raising strong, respectable men.

We can't wait to see the incredible transformations you'll experience. As your son enters his teenage years, he's faced with a world of new challenges and risks.

As a father, it's important to recognize the risks that your son may face and take steps to prevent them.

WHY DID WE CREATE THE ODYSSEY?

We know that raising young boys to become strong, respectable men is no easy task. That's why we've created The Odyssey Program specifically designed to help fathers and sons develop the skills and mindset necessary to tackle life's challenges with confidence and resilience.

Our program is rooted in the idea that tough love and hard work are essential ingredients for building strong, respectable men. Through a series of interactive workshops, challenges, and exercises, we'll help you and your son develop the skills necessary to face adversity head-on and come out stronger on the other side.

We know that raising young boys to become strong, respectable men is no easy task. That's why we've created The Odyssey Program specifically designed to help fathers and sons develop the skills and mindset necessary to tackle life's challenges with confidence and resilience.

Our program is rooted in the idea that tough love and hard work are essential ingredients for building strong, respectable men. Through a series of interactive workshops, challenges, and exercises, we'll help you and your son develop the skills necessary to face adversity head-on and come out stronger on the other side.

CREATING THE NEXT GENERATION OF GENTLEMEN

We strive to empower young gentlemen and guide them towards becoming their best selves. In a world that often glorifies superficial qualities and instant gratification, we believe in nurturing the qualities that truly define a gentleman: integrity, respect, empathy, and a commitment to lifelong learning.

Our mission is to provide a platform where young men can find inspiration, guidance, and practical advice on various aspects of life. We understand the challenges that young gentlemen face as they navigate their journey towards adulthood, and we are here to support them every step of the way.

From personal development and emotional intelligence to grooming and style, we offer a wide range of resources tailored specifically for young men. Our articles, videos, and interactive content cover topics such as self-confidence, communication skills, building healthy relationships, and embracing diversity.

 We believe that a true gentleman is not only well-versed in etiquette but also possesses a strong moral compass. Our platform promotes values such as honesty, kindness, and the importance of giving back to the community. We encourage young gentlemen to be leaders who inspire positive change and make a difference in the world around them.
In addition to practical advice, we understand the importance of fostering a sense of camaraderie among young gentlemen. Our website provides a community space where like-minded individuals can connect, share their experiences, and learn from one another. We believe in the power of mentorship and encourage young gentlemen to seek guidance from those who have walked the path before them.
 
Join us on this transformative journey of self-discovery and personal growth. Let us help you unlock your full potential and become the best version of yourself. Together, we can redefine what it means to be a gentleman in the modern world.
Remember, being a gentleman is not about external appearances or societal expectations. It's about embodying timeless values and living with integrity. We are here to support you as you embark on this extraordinary adventure

TRANSITION FROM TEEN TO MAN

Transitioning from teenage years to adulthood is a significant and exciting phase of life. It's a time when you start taking on more responsibilities, gaining independence, and discovering your identity as a young man. Here are some aspects we help cover during this program:

1. Train physically and mentally to build strength and resilience.

2. Cultivate discipline and self-control in all areas of life.

3. Develop effective problem-solving and decision-making skills.

4. Master self-defense techniques and martial arts.

5. Embrace a code of honor and integrity.

6. Create a relentless work ethic and never give up in life.

7. Continuously improve skills through ongoing learning and practice.

8. Cultivate leadership qualities and the ability to inspire others.

9. Develop a strong sense of loyalty and camaraderie with teammates.

10. Always strive for self-improvement and never settle for mediocrity.

HOLLYWOOD CELEBRATES AND PROMOTES THE IDEA THAT IT IS ACCEPTABLE FOR MEN TO BE WEAK AND EASILY DOMINATED

The portrayal of men as weak, passive, or clueless individuals has become increasingly prevalent in mainstream media. This narrative not only undermines the importance of masculinity but also diminishes the positive attributes traditionally associated with being a man.

Instead of celebrating strength, courage, and leadership, Hollywood often promotes the idea that masculinity is toxic or undesirable. This portrayal sends a confusing message to young men, leaving them unsure about their role and purpose in society.
 
It diminishes their potential to become confident, responsible, and honorable individuals who contribute positively to their communities.

MEDIA HAS A SIGNIFICANT IMPACT ON SHAPING SOCIETAL NORMS AND VALUES!

The media consistently portrays men as inept or lacking in virtues, it hinders the development of healthy and well-rounded masculinity.

By downplaying or ridiculing masculine traits, such as assertiveness, ambition, and resilience, media influences young men to question their own identity and suppress their natural inclinations.
 
As parents, mentors, and community members, we must engage in open discussions with young men, encouraging them to question and challenge the distorted messages they encounter in the media. 

Frequently Asked Questions

1WHAT IS THE ODYSSEY PROGRAM?
The Odyssey Program is a Rite of Passage for Young Men between the ages of 12-17. It sets them on a path for manhood. Our focus is to build synergy between father and son at this critical age. Every young man will learn resiliency, life skills, gentlemen etiquette, sportsmanship, respect, organization, and the seven manly virtues. The fathers will reinforce and strengthen their leadership skills and build on an experience that will be remembered for ever.
2HOW DO I REGISTER?
When you are ready to move forward, click the "Submit Your Application" button. Complete the application and set up a time for your virtual call with a team member. During this conversation all of your questions will be answered. Please do not waste our time if you are not serious about attending the program.
3WHEN IS THE PROGRAM?
We have several dates and locations throughout NY State.
4HOW MUCH DOES IT COST?
The Odyssey Program is a high level experience and the investment in you and your son will be paid back 1000 times. In order to avoid price-baiters we do not disclose the registration cost. During your initial virtual meeting with a team member they will give you all the details of the program including logistics, payment options and requirements.
5WHAT IF MY SON DOESN'T HAVE HIS FATHER IN HIS LIFE?
When you enter The Odyssey Program, you become a guide. A Guide is a father, grandfather, uncle or any man who is mentoring the young men as a father.
6HOW LONG IS THE ODYSSEY PROGRAM?
2 Full Days. Over 20 hours.
7WHAT HAPPENS AFTER YOUR SON COMPLETES THE PROGRAM?
Continued training in our online portal will include coaching, challenges and live connects with coaches.

UPCOMING EVENTS

APRIL 13TH-APRIL 14TH

MAY 18TH-MAY 19TH

Welcome to The Odyssey Program of New York Experience

You and your son are about to embark on a life changing experience.
This program is a challenging one however it will build the trust and connection between father and son. It will introduce your son to the way of the warrior. 
By completing this application you will enter the selection process.
Authorized ages 12-17 (males) at the time of the event. 

Please Note: Before being accepted into this program you must speak to a coach team member. This process is in place to get to know you better and to make sure you and your son receive the best experience possible.   

*We respect your time and we ask that you respect ours.

**Complete this application only if you are serious.

If you do not intend to show up to your first conversation please close this form immediately. 

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CREATING THE NEXT GENERATION OF MEN

 

At "The Odyssey" we believe that every young man has the potential to become a warrior, someone who embodies strength, courage, and leadership ultimately becoming the best version of himself. You can be confident that you're investing in your child's future in a way that will empower him for the rest of his life.