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by Janderson
Thu 24 Nov, 2005 12:00 pm
Forum: Army Joining & Training
Topic: Mental or Physical Barrier?
Replies: 3
Views: 1139

Heh, I wasn't complaining. I was wondering. Suprised as you all may be, I'm quite pleased with my mediocre score, as it surpassed my expectations and it has given me something to work for... I've never had that before, I mean it was always; Get fit, die anyway. But now that my career (hopefully) dep...
by Janderson
Sat 19 Nov, 2005 5:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion & Introductions
Topic: Advice on Joining
Replies: 34
Views: 2995

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by Janderson
Fri 18 Nov, 2005 3:18 pm
Forum: Army Joining & Training
Topic: Mental or Physical Barrier?
Replies: 3
Views: 1139

Mental or Physical Barrier?

During a TA RSW, I encountered some kind of barrier. Please bear with me. I have never taken physical tests seriously before in my life, never pushed myself before this week. So I was doing as many push-ups possible in 2 mins. I was pumping away through my aching arms and suddenly I was fighting a l...
by Janderson
Thu 17 Nov, 2005 7:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion & Introductions
Topic: Advice on Joining
Replies: 34
Views: 2995

harry: Are you making refferrence to Tom Brown's School days, per chance? SO19: Nah, marra, I'm from all over but my dad's from Penzance, so I guess that makes me Cornwallian... but then again I've spent most of my english life in Cumbria so I guess I am ... but then again I've lived a broad for ten...
by Janderson
Thu 17 Nov, 2005 11:57 am
Forum: General Discussion & Introductions
Topic: Advice on Joining
Replies: 34
Views: 2995

Heh, thank you! Don't worry I'm not easy to scare off. I boarded in Keswick School, Cumbria. It was like a youth club, except we had room inspection, shoe polishing sessions and all that jazz. I never got out of the habit of saying 'Sir' and 'Miss' after every statement. I've always wanted to go to ...
by Janderson
Thu 17 Nov, 2005 11:04 am
Forum: General Discussion & Introductions
Topic: Advice on Joining
Replies: 34
Views: 2995

Janderson Not knowing you it would be unfair to advise you. What are your strengths? What are your weaknesses? What do you enjoy? What are you good at? Strengths? Well people say I'm determined, honest, inquisitive, come up with out-o'box solutions, adventurous, creative, abitious... I'm not really...
by Janderson
Wed 16 Nov, 2005 9:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion & Introductions
Topic: Advice on Joining
Replies: 34
Views: 2995

Advice on Joining

Howdy, I'm Janderson, 19. I'm a TA recruit - Leicester Yeomenry. I'm having a great time so far. Recently took a trip to Pirbright for a weekend, enjoyed the Assault Course, discovered a love for drill I probably inherited from my mother and had hearty vomitings all round. After this little taste I ...