The Navy SEALs are the elite of the elite forces of the US Navy. Because of the exclusivity and the prestige that comes with being a Navy SEAL, it is not surprising for young men who join the Navy to at least try for the SEALs. Qualifying for the SEALs is often seen [...]
Do you want to become part of the Navy SEALs, one of the most elite groups among the military forces of the United States? There are many young men out there who are inspired to join the Navy, if not the Navy SEALs, because of the prestige that being part of the navy brings. [...]
Members of the Navy SWCC or the Special Warfare Combatant-craft Crewmen may not enjoy as much of a spotlight as the members of the Navy SEALs, but their job is just as complex and their training is just as tough. Besides, given that their primary function is to operate and maintain the war boats [...]
Do you intend to qualify for the Navy SEALs? If you decide to become part of this elite force in the US Navy, you would need to make a lot of changes in your life at least a year before you enlist and take the necessary exams that will hopefully make you a Navy [...]
The stress fracture is reported to be the most common type of injury that Navy SEAL wannabes sustain when going through the Basic Underwater Demolitions training, otherwise known as BUD/S. According to the US Navy statistics, around eight percent of SEAL candidates fail to complete the BUD/S training every year because they have sustained [...]
If you are aspiring for a place with the Navy SEALs, you would need to undergo a strenuous training program to improve your physical health and fitness long before you take the qualifying exams for the Navy SEALs. There is a specific fitness training program that you should adhere to when you prepare yourself [...]
Soldiers belonging to the elite Navy SEALs are known for their strength, agility and physical fitness. These traits are necessary in their line of work after all, since Navy SEALs are often sent to perform reconnaissance and direct action missions that can prove to be very dangerous. Still, these elite soldiers are very [...]
The US Navy SEAL qualification requirements are not just about physical screening tests, ASVAB scores, age, citizenship or gender; there is more to them! The maximum age limit for joining the SEAL program is 28, which simply means that you need to start early, maybe as early as 15 years. There are certain requirements that [...]
A candidate appearing for the Navy SEAL trainee selection should pass the Diver/Physical Screening Test or PST. The candidate should exceed the minimum standards set for each physical activity. The minimum requirements of the PST are enumerated below.
The candidate wishing to become a Navy SEAL should swim 500 yards or 460 meters in side stroke [...]
It takes a lot to become a Navy SEAL. It involves sheer grit, determination and a Navy SEALs workout session that is called Hell Week! Any aspiring Navy SEAL needs to go through a thorough physical screening after which a series of rigorous training schedules are conducted.
Physical Screening Test or PST
This is a mandatory requirement [...]