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by partymarty1987
Sun 16 Aug, 2009 10:06 am
Forum: Para's Joining & Training
Topic: 1.5 mile run
Replies: 46
Views: 12661

That's the man that knows.... how's it going mucker.... you on a long weekend or something? :D Nah mate, was supposed to have a full weekend but all of Para Coy had to clean rifles on sat morning. So just headed straight home after we got stood down. You looking forward to Depot? you've been before...
by partymarty1987
Sat 15 Aug, 2009 4:29 pm
Forum: Para's Joining & Training
Topic: 1.5 mile run
Replies: 46
Views: 12661

jambow91 wrote:i can manage a constant 9 mins ,without serious training, any training tips ?
Keep running mate, the one thing i wish i done alot more of before coming to Depot. Swimming is a good one aswell, its a change. Do alot of hill work aswell i would say. Good Luck mate, all the best
by partymarty1987
Mon 25 May, 2009 11:50 am
Forum: Para's General Discussion
Topic: transfering to the paras from raf regt
Replies: 9
Views: 4184

I haven't got a clue about all the transfering milarky as im still a civvie, but you could ask a few questions to a careers adviser online and they might no.

http://www.armyonline.mod.uk/ It looks like its closed today for bank holiday though.
by partymarty1987
Wed 20 May, 2009 3:26 pm
Forum: Para's Joining & Training
Topic: July 12th
Replies: 44
Views: 11471

Good Luck Lads for Selection, just smash it. It was alot of weight off my shoulders when i passed.

All the best
by partymarty1987
Wed 20 May, 2009 1:31 pm
Forum: Army Joining & Training
Topic: selection april 28th and not fit enough
Replies: 36
Views: 7695

Theres No press ups or sit ups at selection anymore. Like Croker said you ever been to ADSC?
by partymarty1987
Wed 20 May, 2009 11:35 am
Forum: Para's Joining & Training
Topic: July 12th
Replies: 44
Views: 11471

Its not that bad mate, Just over 2 months. I had to wait 3 or so months. It flys by honest. Crack on with your training though and you'll be like Chris Akaboosy for Depot.

I might catch you round the cookhouse when your there mate :) If im luck to get that far lol
by partymarty1987
Tue 19 May, 2009 2:31 pm
Forum: Para's Joining & Training
Topic: the Parachute Regiment Assessment Course (PRAC)
Replies: 339
Views: 101748

Alrite mate, im there 31st May. Done my oath today so just waiting now. Have you got msn or facebook? i'll have a word with you on there if you have, theres a few lads going down. Think i've been talking to about 10, and 2 of my mates from my area are startin on the same date. Send me a private mess...
by partymarty1987
Thu 14 May, 2009 11:53 pm
Forum: Army Joining & Training
Topic: Should i train more before applying?
Replies: 20
Views: 4278

Alrite mate, If you are wanting to join the "standard" infantry i think you need to get your 1.5 mile run to 12 minutes and below. If you are wanting to join the Parachute Regiment you need it around 9 minutes and under. I would still put in your application thought mate, and train while your waitin...
by partymarty1987
Tue 12 May, 2009 9:40 pm
Forum: Para's Joining & Training
Topic: Greetings... new Para applicant Inbound.
Replies: 30
Views: 7136

Nightmare mate, would of been a bonus if you could of got on aswell, its a bit of a nightmare having to wait around. When you going now on the 12th July?
by partymarty1987
Thu 07 May, 2009 1:46 am
Forum: Para's Joining & Training
Topic: ADSC 16TH MARCH ...
Replies: 18
Views: 5744

Haha there was a kid on my selection date from manchester. Absolout horrible human he was. He was a skinny little runt, and he asked me my scores on the static lift etc. He said he got 280 on the static lift anf 240 on the back extention thing, he then said " the Officer said to me i should of went ...
by partymarty1987
Wed 06 May, 2009 9:49 pm
Forum: RM General Discussion
Topic: back from afghan
Replies: 8
Views: 3957

Alrite benj mate, lol sussed your name. When you back in newcastle?
by partymarty1987
Wed 06 May, 2009 9:11 pm
Forum: Para's Joining & Training
Topic: Greetings... new Para applicant Inbound.
Replies: 30
Views: 7136

Mate keep crackin on, i had the exact time as you when i first started with my application. From 11 minutes i got it down to 9.20 in 2 and a half months. I used to be aching, but i made sure i went out for a run. Make sure you get rest aswell.

Good luck mate, if your determined you'll get it down
by partymarty1987
Wed 06 May, 2009 9:03 pm
Forum: Para's Joining & Training
Topic: When in training
Replies: 21
Views: 5547

Haha nightmare, heard them issued specs are animals. By sounds of them they probly weigh more then the 35 lb bergan
by partymarty1987
Wed 06 May, 2009 3:22 pm
Forum: Para's Joining & Training
Topic: When in training
Replies: 21
Views: 5547

Quick question. When i turned up at selection, i falied the eye test. Never needed Specs before or anything. So i got a pair of specs returned to Glencorse and was good to go. So my question is; Will i have to wear these friggin specs all the way through training? The optician says my eye sight is n...
by partymarty1987
Sat 02 May, 2009 2:05 pm
Forum: Para's General Discussion
Topic: 4 para
Replies: 19
Views: 6931

What about doing a 2 mile run and slowing the pace down? try and mix it up a tiny bit mate, its a killer getting into it i no lol