physical prep

  1. T

    Most important physical quality for plebe summer

    Hello all! I was wondering if there is any one thing I should prioritize being able to do to prepare myself for plebe summer. Whether that be 100 pushups or a sub-30-second 50m sprint in the pool. I passed the CFA with an OK score but have been working hard to improve, overall is there one...
  2. S

    I think I'm going to fail my CFA. Any advice?

    I only started looking at the West Point process in October. I had never really thought about it, but a school counselor recommended the school to me after hearing I was going into the Army. I have never been a physically fit individual. In middle school, I was clinically obese. I've made a lot...
  3. R

    AFROTC Chances with no sport and little to show leadership competency? Be honest

    Hi, I am currently a Highschool Junior, looking to apply for AFROTC starting this June. I just recently decided that joining the military was what I wanted, so I am a little late in preparing. I really have nothing to show for athletics, and extracurriculars and volunteer is quite lacking. I...
  4. B

    VMI Ratline & PT

    What are some of the specific exercises that VMI Cadre make rats do during the ratline? How many reps and how many sets? How often? How can I best prepare in terms of muscular endurance and cardiovascular endurance before I matriculate this fall? Would maxing out my VMI Fitness Test or APFT help...
  5. ElectedTuna

    Being Prepared for Academy?

    Hi everyone, I've bought the USAFA candidate book and have been reading through it and had questions. I wanted to know if I am prepared, and how to prepare for the academics at the Academy. If anyone could point out my strong and weak points in my Academics and Physical Fitness then I would...
  6. U

    Physical Prep

    Hey, guys. I am a sophomore in high school (soon to be a junior) who is hoping to get into one of the academies, the Naval Academy being my top choice. I plan on applying to both the USAFA and the USNA Summer Seminars. I was wondering if anyone had any idea of the best way to get in shape for...