There are no shortcuts to becoming a US Navy SEAL. The fitness training that the SEALs go through is meant to keep them alive in some of the most hostile environments. The SEAL training emphasizes on different types of aerobic activities as well as other workouts. An integral part of SEAL training is swimming and [...]
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 [...]
If a person wishes to become a Navy SEAL, the candidate must meet the under mentioned criteria.
The candidate must be a US citizen.
The candidate should be a male within 18 and 28 years of age. However, 17 year old persons could be considered with the permission of their parents.
Should meet certain eyesight requirements.
Marshal Suvorov coined the phraseTrain Hard, Fight Easy and US Navy SEALs take that adviceliterally with one of the most rigorous and toughest trainingprograms in the US military or anywhere else in the world. You don’tneed to be Superman to pass SEAL selection but you do need to use themost deadliest weapon on the planet [...]
The PST is only a test to ensure you are fit enough to start physical training as part of the SEAL training process. The PST is strictly administered with no waiver allowed and no deviation from the format. The good news is that it is fairly easy if you train but you will soon learn [...]
You cant just become a SEAL; you have to earn your Trident. Its a long and difficult process that requires intelligence, endurance, and loads of guts. The process is not complicated, but its quite difficult.
The Age Requirement
Applications are only accepted from those who are 28 years and above. Some Navy SEALs aspirants are given an [...]