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Deployment and PFT

#1
First of all sorry if this is in the wrong place.

Straight to the point, I am due to deploy quite soon and I would like to know, Will I be kicked off tour if I fail my PFT, don't get me wrong I am NOT a tour dodger, I very much want to go.

Why I'm worried; I have been away on exercise alot lately and have not been able to do much fitness, the odd run here and there when I've time to but not nearly enough, and so I dont reckon I'm going to pass.

Will I still be able to go if I fail?

Cheers in advance guys.

p.s. Also, what are the Fitness tests that are actually truly required for deployment?
 
#8
No, you could bang out a 30 minute mile and a half and they'll still send you.

This reminds me of the lame ass threat from a CSM at 4 RIFLES "Fail your PFT's and you wont be going to TELIC sunshine!", you should of seen all the lads eyes light up!
 
#10
I understand the question, but as a PT shy, beer drinking, pie eating, lazy A mech I never managed to come close to failing a BFT...so I can't possibly see how any squaddie could...(unless injured). And do you think they'd make it that simple? Every bugger would be failing them if it was that simple to get of tour!
 
#12
Simple. Can't pass it retest within the time frame (no longer than a week). Still can't pass it 3 month bender. Still can't pass it, have a lovely brown envelope and foxtrot osca.

Why should you get to go on tour, sit somewhere cushy like Kaf or Bastion whilst the rest of the lads are getting smashed in PBs/CPs. Earning the same amount as coin as you.

If anything being on exercise should improve your run time as you'll be use to cutting about in kit and won't be eating 600 pies at naafi break.

Looking at your username I recon you've been found out bluffing an injury and have been told to square your life away or look elsewhere. If your back from an injury well you should be under the Physio/rehab department and will return to full fitness after passing your PFT and AFT and subsequently deployable.

PH
 
#13
Straight to the point, I am due to deploy quite soon and I would like to know, Will I be kicked off tour if I fail my PFT, don't get me wrong I am NOT a tour dodger, I very much want to go, although obviously not enough to do 2-3 moderate phys sessions a week to keep my fitness ticking over. Nor can I be arsed to make myself as fit as possible prior to deployment so I'll be fcuking hanging out as soon as I've left the PB gate and have to spread my kit around the multiple, generally be a burden and get myself back to BSN on a welfare card at the earliest opportunity, earn my Op bonus by wanking and eating pizza in the QMs before getting filled in by the rest of the Bn at the post medals parade piss up.
Fixed that for you.
 
#14
Jeeez...What ever happened to Train hard, fight easy?

My basic fitness was enough that I could pass a BFT without any preparation, in fact, all the lads could. The last PFT I did was sprung on me, I breezed it at 45 years of age despite being a fat lazy STAB. Even the battalion lard arse managed.
 

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