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  • The Complete Guide to Navy SEAL Fitness

    The Complete Guide to Navy SEAL Fitness

    The Complete Guide to Navy SEAL Fitness, Third Edition So what if you don't want to blow stuff up or burn stuff down. Every man - and maybe a few women after the 1997 action movie "G.I. Jane" - have dreamed about being a Navy SEAL. The Navy SEAL - which stands for sea, air, land - has reached mythic stature among young and old. While only a few hundred people in the United States qualify, you can bite off a small piece of SEALness by practi... more

  • Get Fit for SEAL Training

    Getting Fit For Seal Training

    A young man about to go to college emailed me with some specific questions about preparing for SEAL training as well as other special forces in our military. Seems he is trying to figure out his future and what service is right for him. That is a tough decision, but if done with some self-realization you can make a wise choice for your personality.  For me, I always have loved the ocean. I guess growing up in Florida helped me realize that, s... more

  • Cold Water Training

    Navy Seal Cold Water Training

    There is an argument as to whether some people are genetically wired to handle colder temperatures, or whether one must build stamina for lower temperatures by training in colder environments (water or land). I believe it is a little bit of both. When I was attending SEAL Training, the water off San Diego was brutal to new recruits. Typically, water temperatures were (at best) 69 degrees during the warmest part of the summer and dropped to in... more

  • Options to Become a Navy SEAL

    Options to Become a Navy SEAL

    All roads to becoming a Navy SEAL, end at BUD/S - Basic Underwater Demolition / SEAL Training.  There are many routes to get to sunny Coronado California where BUD/S is located, but the only way to become a Navy SEAL is you have to finish BUD/S first.  Below are the several options SEAL wanna-be's struggle with and definitely should know before signing any paperwork with the Navy: First Option - Join the Navy by Enlisting This is the route t... more

  • How to Join Naval Special Operations

    How to Join Naval Special Operations

    Do you think you have what is takes to become a member of Naval Special Warfare or Special Operations? You have several choices now! As of October 2006, the Navy changed the way SEAL Teams, SEAL recruits, and all the branches of Naval Special Warfare/Operations do business. Now, SEAL enlisted personnel no longer have to select Source ratings (i.e. BM, RM, GM etc) and learn a job that they will not practice as SEAL operators. Now, the Special W... more

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