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reserve selection

  1. Lswaldron

    A week in the life of a reservist.

    Hi, I’m considering joining the reserves and was wondering how a week as a reservist might look. Can you only work on the weekends (if so, what’s the working hours)? Can you work in the week (if so what hours)? What do you do on the working day (different units may vary but a general guide...
  2. C

    What happens if i fail the initial assessments?

    Hi guys, I applied to join as an Reservist 2 months ago, looking and researching more into it...the fitness part plays a key role. What happens if I fail the initial physical tests? Would that mean I won't be allowed to join/apply for the Army again afterwards? If that is the case, it would be...
  3. Bras19

    Reserve fitness?

    So I am going to join reserves, but I am waiting to get my weight down first, as worried they will say no ect. However, my friend who is around 13.5stone (not much muscle) (works on cardio 2x a week) applied, got through tests ect and meetings and passed all that. (I’m 5ft2, 12.5st, good...
  4. P

    Selection Experience - Pirbright

    Hi all! Returned from selection at ATC Pirbright on Friday and thought I would share my experiences as I personally found these threads very useful when I was doing my own preparations. Day 1 I traveled from Norfolk to Brookwood via London, a fairly painless journey though I’m very used to...
  5. BlackMafia2018

    Lichfield Selection - March

    Bonjour all, Just wanted to see if anyone on here is attending the selection weekend at Lichfield in 2 weeks? Last time I was there was 17 years ago (If you don't count the medic I was visiting for a few months :) ) Anyhow, I will let you guys know how I get on. Have a great weekend all and...
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