Episode 36 - How To Smash The 20km
In this episode, I discuss energy requirements for longer physical training sessions. I detail what you need to do to ensure you're replacing spent fuel during these sessions so you can perform at your best and not risk becoming hypoglycaemic. This is particularly relevant for the 20km pack march on selection.
Episode 27 - How To Improve Your Navigation Skills
In this episode, I discuss how to improve your navigation skills in preparation for selection. Navigation is a crucial skill that you must be proficient in before you begin selection. Follow these navigation tips and tricks and be ready to execute on selection.
Episode 26 - 11 SF Related Questions Answered
In this episode, I answer 11 questions that were emailed through recently. Topics include: Why I left SF, exchange opportunities within SF, tips for putting on weight, expected pack weight for the navigation phase and the use of Condy's crystals for feet hardening + more.
Episode 25 - My Special Operations Journey
In this episode, I discuss my pathway to Special Operations. As you'll hear I made a lot of mistakes along the way before finally making it. Your selection journey may follow a similar path and you'll need to be persistent to ensure you "work it out" if you want the beret and everything that comes with it.
Episode 23 - Selection Pathways
In this episode, I discuss the different pathways you can take towards Army Special Forces selection, including from the full-time Army, Army Reserves, SFDRS and other Military branches. I also discuss the fitness activities and benchmarks you'll be required to reach IOT pass as well as be competitive. Finally, I discuss the different elements of the actual selection course.
Preparing candidates for Special Operations selection.