Coast Guard Special Training

  • Which SpecOps is Right for Me?
    Which SpecOps is Right for Me?|
    I am debating where to serve? Firefighting EMT, Police SWAT, or Military Special Ops. I know you write about all of them - do...
  • Special Missions and Law Enforcement PFT
    Special Missions and Law Enforcement PFT|
    Coast Guard men and women who serve on Law Enforcement, Port Security or Maritime Safety and Security Teams, must comply with s...
  • Pfc. Anthony Muratore, scout sniper screener candidate, conducts a max set of push-ups after completing a 1.5 mile ruck run at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, N.C., Oct. 20, 2015.  (U.S. Marine Corps/Cpl. Kirstin Merrimarahajara)
    Workout Failure — Motivate or Discourage
    Stew Smith
    Motivation through times of growth is critical. It is no one’s job but yours to motivate yourself to train and put in the time.
  • The Combat Swim
    How to Swim the Combat Swimmer Stroke
    Stew Smith
    When people first try the combat swimmer stroke, they can often look silly. Even swimmers have issues with this stroke.
  • U S Coast Guard Deployable Specialized Forces
    Coast Guard Specialized Forces Overview|
    These six units, under a single command, create an organized quick reaction force that can be deployed to handle natural disast...
  • Rescue Swimmer Fitness Standards
    Rescue Swimmer Fitness Standards|
    According to the Rescue Swimmer course syllabus, rescue swimmers must have flexibility, strength, endurance, and be able to fun...