Battle PT

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  1. Hi there,
    Can anyone offer any ideas for a Battle PT lesson?
    i.e. Exercises where you're paired off, down in the press up position and try to slap the arms of your partner away so he falls. etc. Anything like that.
    I'm also aware that alot of battle pt exercises are possibly a bit boring (...or maybe I've just never had it hard enough), so any sensible thoughts, suggestions, would be really good. (Although if you're going to take the pish, there's not much I can do about it, so crack on).
    I'm also led to believe that there is a Battle PT handbook, however I've yet to see it. So if anybody knows the whereabouts of an electronic copy, that'd be ideal.
  2. Battle Pt you say. Yeah theres one exercise where you and your partner are both in the Press Up Position and you try o slap the other ones arms away from underneath them. Bit boring though
  3. Fireman lifts, baby carry, power bag runs....working upto logs/stretchers/ammo tins full of sand/tyres

    All depends on what kit you have at your disposal I suppose.

    Or if you don't have a log use a stretcher, then you get to shout at them as they carry you round the course!
  5. Battle PT is just another name for torture
  6. Blindfolded Rugby.
  7. british bulldog. only one catcher (the skiving waster in the session) and everyone that gets caught gets beasted on the side lines until the end.

    Did it a few times and worked a treat as a finish off'er.
  8. Medicine Ball Rugby.
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  9. Unfortunately, not allowed any more. Which is a shame.

    -editted to add

    'Bulldog as a game isn't allowed any more, nor are any derivatives unless you get specific (in writing) clearance from the CO or your Corpsman. However, you CAN still beast people on the sidelines of some other type of game which may or may not be very similar (ie dodgeball).' :D
  10. There's an absolute shiite load you can do, ranging from log tossing (which, surprisingly, can be covered by a standard risk assessment form) to burden retrievals/gun runs (bit boring). Basically, the best thing I can recommend is to have a look at the kit in your battle pt/indoor store and think what you'd find fun.

    I've done a lesson a few times where you split the course / squadron / regiment into x amount of groups, x being the number of stands you can come up with, and then do a round-robin of battle pt stands.

    if you've got another pti with you, you can run some kind of burden retrieval as one stand, a series of partner exercises as another, team games as another. unfortunately, as the adage goes, the sky's the limit really.

    check your pms in a minute mate :)

  11. Murder Ball?
  12. Speaking as an Ex Royal "Anyone for Roll Mats?"
  13. Lesson seemed to go down a treat. Did a bit of an improvised obstacle course with some RMTs and stuff, and some pairs exercises. Cheers for the help fellas, especially Tango, PM was a good help.
  14. Get the squad into 2 even teams with each individual numbered off. There has to be about 30m between each team. Put a waterbottle in the middle, call out 2 numbers who have to get the water bottle back to their side and watch the fun begin.
  15. That would be more battle than battle PT haha.