What is the Cold Weather Survival Course (CWSC)?

Introduction The Cold Weather Survival Course (CWSC) is an all-encompassing and demanding training programme that introduces personnel to the important skills of survival, moving, and fighting in an Arctic environment. It is delivered by the Royal Marines cold weather experts. The Arctic is an environment that is brutal and can easily kill if you are… Read More

Advertisements

How to Make Gains and Train in Winter?

Did you know that working out in winter is easier on your body compared to when you do it at other times of the year? You can make greater improvements in your strength resistance performance in cool weather, according to various studies. This means that this is a great time to keep up with your… Read More

British Army’s First Cold Weather Instructor Course

Led by extreme weather warfare specialists from the Royal Marines, the training package will be delivered in two phases and has been designed to help the Army meet the challenges of deployments such as Op Cabrit in Poland and Estonia. Capel Curig will host a 14-day mountain training stage in October 2019, when 30 soldiers… Read More

Morbidity of Cold Injury: Learning Lessons from the Falklands Conflict of 1982

Research Paper Title Lessons from history: morbidity of cold injury in the Royal Marines during the Falklands Conflict of 1982. Background Environmental conditions in the Falklands Conflict of 1982 favoured the genesis of cold injuries. Immediately, post-war, cold injury morbidity and its contributory factors were assessed in personnel of UK 3 Commando Brigade (3 Cdo… Read More

Dark Nights Are Here & Winter Is Coming: 6 Principles To Note.

Environmental Factors and Military Experience Military qualified fitness instructors are used to training in the dark and during bad weather, and as such have the skills and experience to keep the session rewarding and enjoyable; ensuring members keep getting the results that their hard earned cash and effort has paid for. Heat illness and cold… Read More