If you’re about to head off to Officer Training School (OTS) down at East Sale then you’ve most likely got a lot on your mind. If you have concerns about your fitness then we’re here to let you know what you can expect during your course. This will give you a chance to direct your training appropriately and take away some of the stress around ‘how fit do I need to be’?
The beep test is a test that measures your aerobic fitness, basically measuring how well your lungs work while running.
It can be daunting, especially if you’ve never been overly competitive before. Some people find it easy and enjoy the challenge and it’s likely that these people played a lot of sport at school or have recently competed in fitness events such as triathlons and know how to calm their nerves.
For the majority of people though they have never had their fitness tested and doing it for the first time in-front of the Defence Force Recruiting staff and other ADF applicants at the PFA can be an overwhelming experience.
Michael and Carly both have walked the path you are about to take and are commited to help you get started with your training for a successful enlistment with free tips and articles.