Pack marching (aka. stomping, yomping or rucking), is any kind of traverse movement with a loaded backpack. Pack marching is a key component of SF Selection where loads tend to vary from 8kg to 80kg depending on the task or phase. Prior to starting any pack training activity, it's important to ensure that you have the correct gear and that it is set-up correctly.
There are a number of different tests to undertake which will give you a good idea of your readiness to train. Most are not very effective in isolation. But if the results of a number of different tests are considered together, then this will give you a relatively reliable assessment.
Webbing runs and Battle PT (physical training) are critical fitness capacities for soldiers and especially for Special Forces Selection. The ability to manoeuvre under load is crucial to battle effectiveness.
The following is a list of all the techniques prescribed in our suite of online training programs. It is published for you as a guide to understanding the abbreviations, terminology and acronyms used in these programs.
As Special Operators, breathe control is a key tool for maximising performance, increasing the levels of relaxation and for managing stress. It is a vital tool, which when practiced correctly, can be utilised at any time to help you get control of yourself and get you in control of chaotic situations.
Our programs are designed according to tried, tested and scientifically proven training principles. The key point of difference for our programming is that we incorporate proven methodologies, which assist to develop greater overall resilience. These programs have been designed by exponents of these skills, not theorists.
The Cardio-club sessions are a very important part of a holistic training program for a number of key/vital reasons. From decreased recovery times, to increased power-output, cardio sessions (when coupled with the GAC) makes for a more well-rounded athlete.