Archive for the ‘Marine Corps’ Category

MARSOC VIDEO: ASSESSMENT & SELECTION PHASE 1   Leave a comment

Marine Special Operations Command (MARSOC) released a video depicting what goes on in Phase 1 of MARSOC Assessment and Selection. Even if you are not interested in being a MARSOC candidate, the 10-week training guide and accompanying phone app is an awesome program. You can access the 10-week program and the phone app HERE.

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COMBAT SWIMMER STROKE: MOVEMENTS, DEMO & PROGRAM   Leave a comment

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Stew Smith (Navy SEAL) published a great article on learning the Combat Swimmer’s Stroke that ncludes a breakdown of the movements, video demonstrations, and a 5-day program for training. This is a great swimming stroke to learn for people who are training to pass physical fitness screening tests that involve swimming (e.g. PST for BUD/S slots), or someone who is just looking for an effective and fficient swimming stroke that can be used for a sustained period of time, including in open water. Check it out the ful article and videos HERE!

MARINE CORPS LEADERSHIP TRAITS VIDEO SERIES   Leave a comment

The Marine Corps published a series of explanatory videos covering the Marine Corps Leadership Traits. These are leadership traits that anyone can learn, adopt and put into practice to improve their character and engagement in a meaningful life. There are 14 videos in the series covering (click on the trait to access the associated video):

1. Justice
2. Judgment
3. Dependability
4. Integrity
5. Decisiveness
6. Tact
7. Initiative
8. Endurance
9. Bearing
10. Unselfishness
11. Courage
12. Knowledge
13. Loyalty
14. Enthusiasm

You can access the full video series HERE.

NEW TRAINING RESOURCES: MARINE CORPS HIGH INTENSITY TACTICAL TRAINING   Leave a comment

Links to the Marine Corps “High Intensity Tactical Training” materials have been added to the Training Resources on this website. This is a comprehensive tactical and physical fitness training program designed to develop the warrior athlete. The materials include a information on training principles, routines and nutrition.

MARINE CORPS EMERGENCY EGRESS TRAINING VIDEO   Leave a comment

Cool video on emergency egress (exiting a vehicle) training! Practice makes the incredible possible, including exiting a sunken helicopter in full gear with blacked out goggles on. Never underestimate the power of practice, or yourself!

MARINE CORPS HIGH INTENSITY TACTICAL TRAINING (HITT) VIDEO   Leave a comment

“High Intensity Tactical Training is a Marine Corps Program designed with Marines in mind. It is a combat-specific strength and conditioning program essential to a Marine’s physical development, combat readiness and resiliency.” You can take a look at some of the training components in this vdeo, and get some ideas for your own workouts! It’ll at least get you motivated!

MOTIVATION MOMENT #7 – DELTA COMPANY MOTO RUN   Leave a comment

Another beautiful day at Marine Corps Recruit Depot – San Diego! How DO they do it?