Share this page:

Search found 26 matches

by IV Cockney
Sat 29 Nov, 2008 5:34 pm
Forum: Para's Joining & Training
Topic: help needed, am i to old?
Replies: 7
Views: 1914

thats an intresting fact. best get into some serious fitness then before i get the other side of 29 and start going down hill.

how did the 33 year old get on?
......he's still running!! :lol:
by IV Cockney
Fri 28 Nov, 2008 1:32 am
Forum: Para's Joining & Training
Topic: help needed, am i to old?
Replies: 7
Views: 1914

Re: help needed, am i to old?

hi, i am seriously think about joining the parachute reg but am soon to turn 29. I know i can join with the age thing but my question is will my body be up to the training. I am a fit guy and train regulary but is it a young mans game? does any body know or heard of any one around this age joining ...
by IV Cockney
Fri 28 Nov, 2008 1:25 am
Forum: Army Joining & Training
Topic: ADSC- What to expect!!
Replies: 22
Views: 21732

Ive got a pretty good idea on what to expect at the ADSC now, the only thing which is a bit of a grey area is the team tasks. Can anyone go into a little detail as to what happens here, any tips? As these seem a quite important aspect of the course. Regards. Dont really want to spoil your fun (and ...
by IV Cockney
Wed 26 Nov, 2008 5:49 pm
Forum: Army Joining & Training
Topic: ADSC- What to expect!!
Replies: 22
Views: 21732

Re: ADSC- What to expect!!

Good Luck and remember give it 110% work ethic these 2 days will go fast but if you try your hardest you will be proud of yourselves for weeks that follows. Cant agree more on this!!! A fantastic outlook on what to expect as this pretty much matched my experience there, albeit a little re-arranged ...
by IV Cockney
Wed 26 Nov, 2008 5:27 pm
Forum: Para's Joining & Training
Topic: 4 Para Selection weekend standards
Replies: 2
Views: 3960

Re: 4 Para Selection weekend standards

Hi all, Although I went to the insight night a couple of months back, they went through the training program however i cant remember if they went through their selection "standards". I have put in all my paperwork and got my medical date and selection weekend date for 4 para ( London ) but im a lit...
by IV Cockney
Wed 19 Nov, 2008 1:38 pm
Forum: TA General Discussion
Topic: 4 Para Questions and Stuff!
Replies: 7
Views: 9432

Was the Pirbright weekend...

Did the mile and half, all the gym tests, lifts etc, Jerry can walk etc.

Barb test all good, grenade test aced...

ONWARD!!!!
by IV Cockney
Thu 30 Oct, 2008 4:54 pm
Forum: TA General Discussion
Topic: 4 Para Questions and Stuff!
Replies: 7
Views: 9432

Man this weekend came around quick... Am I ready?? Who knows...

all I know is that Ive sweated blood and tears trying so whatever happens Ive given it my best!!!

Wish me luck!
by IV Cockney
Wed 03 Sep, 2008 2:15 pm
Forum: TA General Discussion
Topic: 4 Para Questions and Stuff!
Replies: 7
Views: 9432

Medical all ok, breezed through!

The staff had been on leave hence delays in re-contacting. Onward with Selection weekend!
by IV Cockney
Tue 02 Sep, 2008 3:06 pm
Forum: Para's General Discussion
Topic: How many on here currently going for 4 Para?
Replies: 3
Views: 1511

Good advice mate. See what they got to say tonight. I'll know soon enough!

Shame they lost out on your return :roll:
by IV Cockney
Tue 02 Sep, 2008 12:41 pm
Forum: Para's Joining & Training
Topic: Shin Splints ><
Replies: 10
Views: 2814

I used to suffer with this terribly when I first started running for this. Now before EACH AND EVERY run I either sit on the soles of my feet tucked under my ar#e and lean backwards to stretch everything or press against a wall again with my soles touching my ar#e and the plate of the foot against t...
by IV Cockney
Tue 02 Sep, 2008 12:28 pm
Forum: TA General Discussion
Topic: 4 Para Questions and Stuff!
Replies: 7
Views: 9432

4 Para Questions and Stuff!

injury but have been chucking everything at it for the past 4 months. Even forked out around £400 on personal training to get me back on track. Jay's death (L.C. James Bateman) was even more motivation for me if I needed it. Only problem is I have left numerous message and emails but nobody has gott...
by IV Cockney
Tue 02 Sep, 2008 12:27 pm
Forum: Para's General Discussion
Topic: How many on here currently going for 4 Para?
Replies: 3
Views: 1511

How many on here currently going for 4 Para?

........................ ........................Medical tonight! Just wondered how many of the new potential recruits (particularly London) post or read here. Would be nice to hear from a few and share thoughts. Been training for a long time for this but had a massive setback with an injury but hav...
by IV Cockney
Fri 15 Aug, 2008 2:16 pm
Forum: Para's Joining & Training
Topic: Running
Replies: 9
Views: 2834

Re: tf

not only is it for good cardio building, its also good for burning fat, which is mainly what it is used for. it also helps with your breathing and recovery. ie, that you can do a short sprint, and not need to stop and breate! as far as the running goes, i have found that sprinting short distances h...
by IV Cockney
Tue 24 Jun, 2008 6:41 pm
Forum: Para's General Discussion
Topic: 4 Para Insight July...
Replies: 0
Views: 962

4 Para Insight July...

......anyone else on here going to this on Tues 8th July?
by IV Cockney
Tue 24 Jun, 2008 6:40 pm
Forum: TA General Discussion
Topic: 4 Para Insight July
Replies: 0
Views: 2460

4 Para Insight July

......anyone else on here going to this on Tues 8th July?