Yes, it is quite possibly the best "hands-on" training
I have seen to date. I'm not surprised so many people
have taken his classes feel the way they do about
His labs are tough and his Mock Labs are relentless...
--- ccie girl <ccie.girl.2007@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> You got a "short n sweet" version of this .. ?
> On 3/21/07, Darby Weaver <darbyweaver@xxxxxxxxx>
> > Well,
> > I've gotten past two daysa with "the Evil
> > I received a nice compliment yesterday - for a
> > of issue spotting exercises.
> > He really kicked me pretty hard on Monday - his
> > are so... unique and challenging.
> > He really makes you think, he gives you the
> > opportunity to eat your own foot in addition to
> > nasty little tricksssseeesss that he waiting for
> > unwary student.
> > All the while he watches everything you do... It
> > quite interactive and he does things as you go...
> > makes comments on your speed, he has a lab of
> > devices that enhance the overall experience...
> > I gave him a surpise yesterday that came in the
> > of a beautiful young lady with a spectacular
> > He won't forget the expereince any time soon...
> > strike 1 for Darby...
> > So I took advantage of doing my homework before
> > visit...
> > However he did introduce me to a form that he said
> > would be begging to sign by the end of the week...
> > It is an interesteng form and it reads
> > Unlike Caslow or the Brians - Apparently no one
> > ever completed a single lab of his in 8 hours on
> > first try, nor have they passed it obviously...
> > While some traps seem obvious, others are subtle
> > you must have a keen eye, but that keen eye can
> > you points... and precious time and yet you cannot
> > look away easily since you can feel something
> > crawling...
> > Your actual performance is not graded till the
> > day when you receive the Answer Keys for labs...
> > I started getting sick and am suffering a bad
> > the weather here, while nice, is different than
> > Orlando and couple with no sleep has left me with
> > painful chest cough, headache, fever and nausia.
> > the best had to be dealt when one is up against
> > likes of Heinz Ulm...
> > In any event, my failures are my own. I do not
> > have scores to report, his style took getting used
> > but have slowed me down considerably. Lots of
> > to look at reach for along the way, I suppose -
> > of pretty... flowers...
> > The fruit is bittersweet sometimes and one cannot
> > survive on what has been challenged on before
> > The man is a genius and he is mean, cruel, calm
> > cool, and all at the same time...
> > He keep picture of those he has tortured before
> > have surrendered and have therefore known
> > at his hands and his labs...
> > All in all, a refreshing difference than any of
> > competitors...
> > Yep different...
> > And even the Brians who have quite a list of
> > may be hard-presseed to actually account for the
> > number of CCIE's Heinz has on his site... over
> > and he undoubtedly has the most "1st Time Passers
> > overall"...
> > Many of which are quite simply "FIRST-TIME
> PASSERS" -
> > With over 500 CCIE's to date some of whom you may
> > on other sites (since they either bought a
> > from one or more or even taken a class with...)
> > you need to dig a little deeper, how many sought
> > Mr. Heinz...
> > I ran into one guy before he left the 3-Week
> > and I aksed him why he went to Heinz Ulm's Camp
> and he
> > said "My co-workers and friends said there was but
> > place to go to learn what you need to learn to
> > the CCIE Lab the first time, so here I am"...
> > Heinz does not accept everyone is seems... He
> likes a
> > picture of his victims fresh for and from the
> > slaughter... I think it a before and after
> > But they leave his camp ready to take on the Lab
> > mostly anything else...
> > Most sit the lab within a few days of class and
> > not much longer...
> > The guy has a knack for tearing a person down,
> > them acknowledge their own demons, and finally
> > a well-made sword capable of not only meeting the
> > beast but taking him down in but a flick of the
> > wrist... or so it would seem... I'll find out
> when I
> > am ready...
> > There is no doubt that the sheer magnitutude of
> > coupled by the demand and expectation are simply
> > unheard of...
> > He has a hard time understanding how his
> > can even consider a Boot Camp in only 5-days...
> > His students seem to agree wholeheartedly...
> > I'm only on day-2 and I am beginning to understand
> > myself...
> > I managed to spot many but not all of not all
> > today, but I sensed there were a few things that
> > going to trip me up.
> > My health has failed me today and tonight... I
> > rest and it shows...
> > The guy sitting to my immediate left is a survivor
> > the 3-Week Camp and is eyes are red and bloodshot
> > the toll on his soul, paid in blood, sweat, and
> > can be seen in his BLOOD RED EYES and his
> > brow...
> > Heinz does something to you... He transforms
> > He makes you more than you are or even thought you
> > could be...
> > An interesting transformation to watch as students
> > come out of their own cocoon and emerge as
> > butterflies...
> > I have three days to go - it is 3:49 am here in
> > and I am starting to get sick, so I need to stop
> > sleep now and let the medicines take their effect
> as I
> > try to heal before I go to get carved up more...
> > The guy next to me mumbles almost incoherently
> > "The Dirty Bastard" and Heinz only smiles and
> > back in his chair easily satisfied by his
> > his latest tormented victim...
> > I do believe he customizes things a bit... as you
> > through his maze... He might as well be called
> > Minotaur...
> > Today I caught one "issue" and he quickly offered
> > another - seemingly same, I feinted and easily
> > defended my reasoning for not choosing the option
> > readily offered... He smiled as he agreed with my
> > line of reasoning... He complimented me on
> > issue that I found - naturally he challenged my
> > of thought... I defended it genuinely and he
> > me a compliment citing his entire class from the
> > before had not considered what I had...
> > Next there was a matter of spotting an entire
> > slaughterhouse of "issues" - It think I spotted
> > all - carefully defended each and everyone and
> > other secondary or tertiary ways to do them if the
> > first one or two techniques should fail scutiny...
> > Cause you know he asked...
> > He liked this... but the clock was ticking...
> > I did find two ways to do two other tasks, he
> slid my
> > carefully worded blades aside with a quick and
> > parry.... and said he would note those options
> > would rule them out on future labs...
> > The guy is good, witty, accomplished, and quite
> > striking...
> > He challenges you over lunch to test how your
> > facilities are holding up or if your senses have
> > dulled.... again very personal very detailed... he
> > never misses an opportunity to poke you and prod
> > and check your gums to see if they are bleeding...
> > sniffs for weaknesses relentlessly and being tired
> > exhausted is simply not exusable... The man does
> > stop... You are in his house and he owns the
> > lock, stock, and barrel...
> > The man just does not relent... If he even thinks
> > slack he asks you what you did and why... over and
> > over...one thing after another... if you miss a
> > keyword in an ACL.... if you pause... if you use
> > question mark... he asks why and if you don't know
> > easily suggest the CCO and only the CCO...
> > Awesome...!!!!
> > Excellent one-on-one tutelege and advisement -
> > interactivity are rare... and none have I yet to
> > experience are this intent or so genuine...
> > The man has one attention and it is his
> > never does his phone ring, his site is secret he
> > it only to students who are immediately attending
> > class...
> > For the time you are with him, he owns you and you
> > know it... Each day he sizes you up, cuts you
> > and chides on what you did, did not do, or could
> > better...
> > He is truly masterful in the art of instruction...
> > His classes are priced fairly and competitively -
> > $8000.00 for 3-weeks or just $2800.00 for one week
> > such as a week of mock labs...
> > He has one and two week options, but strongly
> > recommends that serious students take the 3-week
> > they can manage it any way possible...
> > For the three week students they also get another
> > of rack access...
> > $10,800.00 will buy you 5 Weeks of Heinzware....
> > apparently IF you survive the experience you will
> > a T-shirt as well...
> > 4 Weeks instructor lead - ok instructor over your
> > shoulder watching everything you do and every move
> > make.... and taunting you to make you ask yourself
> > why, what for, what are you going to accomlish by
> > moves in this evil game of Cat and Mouse...
> > I've just never seen such attention... no
> > distractions...
> > Just you... the rack.... and the Evil Bastard
> > over your screen... in cruel delight...
> > Everything one might expect from a CCIE #1561...
> > When he took his students to meet Jeff Doyle in
> > person... the student said that Heinz told them...
> > did not have time to be concerned with such "HIGH
> > NUMBERED" CCIE's... jokingly... but the truth
> > palpatable... Heinz is a legend and if you ever
> > his and encounter his instruction you'd know
> > Not many instructors today can boast the success
> > Heinz.... there is a reason...
> > He is a one stop shop. Others can be
> > but their students sometimes find their way into
> > classes and when they do they pass the lab... and
> > inevitably is... THE END for them... I have yet
> > find a person who needed other instruction AFTER
> > attnded Heinz and those that cite him will tell
> > plainly... Heinz is the "WHY".
> > Each and every time... there's simply no other
> > answer...
> > Others barely have time to give you... Heinz
> > everything from you... but he gives you time and
> > attention... and he remembers... everyone and
> > everything, what they did, their style and
> > character... He's an elephant with his memory...
> > And yet... so humble and down to earth...
> > It not only feels and tastes like one-on-one
> > instruction.... simply take it for what it is...
> > ONE-ON-ONE instruction...
> > Who can even compete with that... others can try
> > let's be honest - tutelege of this caliber is
> > the end of the rainbow...
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