A Force-sensitive, also known as a Force-user, was any individual who was keenly attuned to the flow of the mysterious energy known as the Force. Among their natural gifts, Force-sensitive beings could see things just before they happened, which gave them faster reflexes than most others. With proper training, Force-sensitives could learn to consciously sense and manipulate that energy, which gave them special powers.
Earth had a unique connection to the Force as its Force-sensitives abilities were dormant and would "awaken" in the presence of a Force-user either a Jedi or Sith. However some individuals throughout Earth's history retained the heightened perceptiveness of Force-sensitivity allowing them to become brilliant tacticians such as Alexander The Great, Genghis Khan, Sun Tzu, Napoleon Bonaparte, George Washington, Robert E.Lee, Ulysses S.Grant, Erwin Rommel,Erich Von Manstein, George S. Patton, Bernard Montgomery and Chester Nimitz.
The Second Earth's connection was different as it allowed only certain elements to be manipulated such as water, there it was called bending