Discussing the Competency of the Military Fitness Training Leaders in the Hellenic Army

Research Paper Title The Competency of the Military Fitness Training Leaders in the Hellenic Army. Introduction The effectiveness of the military depends on the army’s personnel quality resulting from their training and skills level rather than the quantity of men, weapons or materials. It refers to the soldiers’ and officers’ acquired skills and competencies needed… Read More

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Assessing the Competency of Military Fitness Training Leaders in the Hellenic Army

Research Paper Title The Competency of the Military Fitness Training Leaders in the Hellenic Army Background The Military Fitness Training Leader (MFTL) is considered a parameter that affects the efficiency of the Hellenic Army Physical Readiness Training (APRT). The competencies of 5 different types of Greek MFTLs were assessed and compared according to the opinions of… Read More

Assessing the Evidence regarding Warm-ups for Military Fitness Testing

Research Paper Title Warm-ups for military fitness testing: rapid evidence assessment of the literature. Background Warm-up exercises are commonly used before exercise as a method to physiologically prepare for strenuous physical activity. Various warm-up exercises are often implemented but without scientific merit and, at times, may be detrimental to performance. To date, no systematic reviews… Read More

First Woman to Land Top RN Coaching Post

PO (Petty Officer) Donna Chapman has been appointed the head coach of the Royal Navy’s School of Physical Training’s arduous PT Course. Donna is the first woman to take up the post since the school’s formation in 1888. Reference Navy News (2015) Dream Come True for Top RN Coach. Navy News. July 2015, pp.38.

New Sub-section: British Army Physical Training Instructor Course overview

This new section found under the main page heading of ‘Regulation and Qualifications’ will provide the reader with an in-depth overview of the British Army’s basic PTI course.