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Air Force Pararescue (PJ) Training
Have you ever thought about getting little more out of your Air Force career?
Helicopter Rescue Swimmer Training
According to the SAR Swimmer course syllabus, rescue swimmers must have flexibility, strength, endurance, and be able to function for 30 minutes in heavy seas.
Air Force Special Tactics Fitness Training
Once again - these are the minimum scores for the PAST - to be accepted into any Special Force it takes a higher score to be competitive.
Tactical Fitness with Stew Smith: Combat Swimmer Stroke Critique
A young man asks Stew about proper swimming technique with his sidestroke.
Air Force Special Operations Command's pararescuemen, also known as PJs, are the only Department of Defense specialty specifically trained and equipped to conduct conventional or unconventional rescue operations.
Tactical Fitness: Can Improving Stroke Technique Improve Swim Speed?
A reader asks how to increase their speed in a 500m swim.
Ask Stew: SARC Training
Here is an email from a young man seeking to join the Navy and become an HM and serve with RECON or MarSOC units.
Which SpecOps is Right for Me?
I am debating where to serve? Firefighting EMT, Police SWAT, or Military Special Ops. I know you write about all of them - do you have any advice on what you'd recommend? I am trying to do a workout that would help prepare me for all of them as I have about a year before I need to make my decision.
How to Swim the Combat Swimmer Stroke
When people first try the combat swimmer stroke, they can often look silly. Even swimmers have issues with this stroke.