How Fit Do You Need To Be To Pass The Tests

#1
im female, 16 and wondering how fit u need to be. im probally wont join straight away as i will hopefully be going to college and im not sure yet what i want to do.
is it 10.30 you need to get on the 1.5mile run?
and what other things do they test you on and does it matter if your are overweight ((hopefully not for long though...))
thanks x
 
#7
Ladies cant join the Parachute Regiment or any Infantry Regiment for that matter, you have to be male. Same for the Marines i think. Womens run times are higher than that of the mens simply becuase men are built stronger... unless you happen to be a resident of the Black Country. Before you decide what you want to join check that you wont be barred from it by being female. For instance, if you wanted to join the Artillery you can, but only in certain job roles.
 
#9
nat_x said:
im female, 16 and wondering how fit u need to be. im probally wont join straight away as i will hopefully be going to college and im not sure yet what i want to do.
is it 10.30 you need to get on the 1.5mile run?
and what other things do they test you on and does it matter if your are overweight ((hopefully not for long though...))
thanks x
As an ex recruiter, just nip in your army careers office or ask your careers teacher they will give you all the up to date fitness brochures, if you have any specific questions pm me and Ill try and help. The career offices normally go into most of the colleges aswell, or you could just go straight onto army.careers. To get put forward to the ADSC (selection) you need to be running at least 1/2 mile warm up then a mile an half in around 12.30 to 13.00 minutes and trying to do at least 3 proper straight arm pull ups though not being sexist some females cant even do one. Hope this helps
 

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