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by Fent
Tue 05 Nov, 2013 9:38 am
Forum: Army Joining & Training
Topic: Thanks for all the advice.
Replies: 1
Views: 2293

Thanks for all the advice.

It's been a while since I posted on here but thanks to everyone who gave me help and stuff, I officially start basic 02/02/14 which I'm thrilled to bits with and can't wait to start!
by Fent
Fri 19 Apr, 2013 10:16 pm
Forum: Army Joining & Training
Topic: Thanks everyone
Replies: 0
Views: 1279

Thanks everyone

Thanks to the people who offered me advice on fitness and other stuff over the past few months! Happy to say I passed my selection on Wednesday! Roll on phase 1!!
by Fent
Fri 05 Oct, 2012 2:59 pm
Forum: Army Joining & Training
Topic: Update..
Replies: 10
Views: 3204

Re: Update..

Unfortunatly my GCSE results go against me but I've picked 3 jobs which I like the sound of. Armoured Engineer, Driver/Communcations Specialist and Air Despatcher. I have to ring back next friday with my 3 choices and then onto the next phase whatever that is lol
by Fent
Wed 03 Oct, 2012 4:10 pm
Forum: Army Joining & Training
Topic: Update..
Replies: 10
Views: 3204

Re: Update..

Royal Engineers, RLC(Communications Specialist) something along those lines, something to get a trade. What you joining?
by Fent
Wed 03 Oct, 2012 2:12 pm
Forum: Army Joining & Training
Topic: All clear now thanks :)
Replies: 27
Views: 5568

Re: All clear now thanks :)

Sounds like everythings going great for you Ash. Im a similar age but no wife. I was tempted to go TA due to my age but thought I might aswell go for it! I do the same on my phone when I'm supposed to be doing stuff just browsing military stuff lol
by Fent
Wed 03 Oct, 2012 2:07 pm
Forum: Army Joining & Training
Topic: Update..
Replies: 10
Views: 3204

Re: Update..

Cheers pal. It went quite well, I believe max score is 75 and I got 68, the recruiter said opens up most jobs so im happy with that. My regular recruiter wasnt in today so got to go intomorrow and pick up jobs list!
by Fent
Mon 01 Oct, 2012 1:57 pm
Forum: Army Joining & Training
Topic: Update..
Replies: 10
Views: 3204

Re: Update..

LOL I bet you'll miss home abit when your in phase1! Wednesday is my BARB, finally feels like its getting under way!
by Fent
Mon 17 Sep, 2012 9:16 am
Forum: Army Joining & Training
Topic: Update..
Replies: 10
Views: 3204

Re: Update..

Yeah I will definitley. You have to be pretty close to basic now?
by Fent
Sun 16 Sep, 2012 10:31 am
Forum: Army Joining & Training
Topic: Update..
Replies: 10
Views: 3204

Update..

I finally got down to the 89kg(14stone) mark to make the application and finally submitted it last monday which im really chuffed about and I've got my barb test on the 3rd October. My fitness is heading in the right direction to with a best effort of 12.42 for my 1.5 alot better than my pathetic 15...
by Fent
Wed 22 Aug, 2012 5:30 pm
Forum: TA Joining & Training
Topic: Wife Trouble/Joining TA
Replies: 21
Views: 13471

Re: Wife Trouble/Joining TA

i put in a new system for myself for fitness, every time i enter a room i do a set routine depending on the room. front room = 20 push ups bedroom = 20 squats bathroom = 20 situps. and full body stretch when i go on the balcony. As for Military fitness, they are a good company, doe the free lesson ...
by Fent
Thu 16 Aug, 2012 9:51 am
Forum: Army Joining & Training
Topic: Getting 1.5 time down.
Replies: 50
Views: 6829

Re: Getting 1.5 time down.

Ddo you have a dental examination at all? I have a missing tooth after it got knocked out during a Football game.
by Fent
Wed 15 Aug, 2012 12:11 pm
Forum: TA Joining & Training
Topic: Wife Trouble/Joining TA
Replies: 21
Views: 13471

Re: Wife Trouble/Joining TA

Try British Military Fitness worked wonders for my fitness. They have classes all over the country and the first one is free!
by Fent
Wed 15 Aug, 2012 12:06 pm
Forum: Army Joining & Training
Topic: Thinking about signing up!
Replies: 73
Views: 10496

Re: Thinking about signing up!

I went from 19stone to currently 14st 4lb from just eating healthy, no particular diets. I also started going to British Military Fitness classes and they've helped me no end! I've never been so fit.. really worth looking into if you theres one close by and can afford it.
by Fent
Thu 09 Aug, 2012 4:01 pm
Forum: Army General Discussion
Topic: Army PTI
Replies: 1
Views: 3931

Army PTI

Is there much oppourtunity to train as a PTI in the Army if I wanted too ? Or is it just people who are asked to specialise in it? I am really enjoying my fitness training and it would be something I'd be interested in doing long term.. If I could help people like the PTIs have helped me, would be a...
by Fent
Thu 09 Aug, 2012 3:56 pm
Forum: Army Joining & Training
Topic: Undiagnosed medical problems
Replies: 3
Views: 2171

Re: Undiagnosed medical problems

I would delcare it. It's better to be safe than sorry.