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by DanPalmer1992
Sat 06 Oct, 2012 3:21 pm
Forum: Para's General Discussion
Topic: PRAC 30th October
Replies: 1
Views: 5328

Re: PRAC 30th October

Youll be lucky to get on the november 18th intake, i was lucky to do so and i passed my PRAC with a high grade on the 18th of september, good luck though mate and remember you must impress on the 1.5miler and steeplechase! steeplechase especially!
by DanPalmer1992
Sat 14 Jul, 2012 12:35 pm
Forum: Para's Joining & Training
Topic: Just passed PRAC
Replies: 4
Views: 6245

Re: Just passed PRAC

Did you do much running on the hills at Prac? On day 3 there's a 4 mile familiarisation run on the hills around Catterick. Don't underestimate it and think 'it's only 4 miles', honestly it is agony from start to finish. Basically vertical hills which you run up and down over and over again, this be...
by DanPalmer1992
Wed 04 Jul, 2012 9:25 pm
Forum: Para's Joining & Training
Topic: Just passed PRAC
Replies: 4
Views: 6245

Re: Just passed PRAC

congratulations mate, i have adsc coming up on the 24th-25th july and my careers advisor is on about getting me on PRAC in august providing i pass to get me on to the september intake, ive been out of training with injury for a few weeks ive just come back into it and still acheiving a 9mins 40 1.5m...
by DanPalmer1992
Mon 04 Jun, 2012 8:07 pm
Forum: Para's Joining & Training
Topic: Can somebody look at my programme please?! ;D
Replies: 9
Views: 8778

Re: Can somebody look at my programme please?! ;D

Thankyou very much for your input and taking the time to get your elder brother to do a once over, the 2mile power walks are from my house to the gym I use so I should just time myself and nock like 20 seconds off everytime I do so for example? I do my 1.5miles straight to the gym with a 0.5mile war...
by DanPalmer1992
Sun 03 Jun, 2012 9:57 pm
Forum: Help & Assistance
Topic: still accepted?
Replies: 1
Views: 1971

Re: still accepted?

I believe you should go into your recruiter and explain what happened etc, my recruiter is actually a very sound bloke and all they are trying to do is get you through the application process as quickly as possible. And yes you will be treated the same, at the end of the day the people who will be g...
by DanPalmer1992
Sun 03 Jun, 2012 9:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion & Introductions
Topic: BARB Test Results
Replies: 1
Views: 1185

Re: BARB Test Results

Not a fat lot with 44 mate, i also never recieved my sheets telling me what i could do however my recruiter said i would be looking at mainly infantry or RLC as i only scored 46... i never revised the BARB which i wished i did so... however i always wanted to be a Paratrooper anyway, just hope your ...
by DanPalmer1992
Sun 03 Jun, 2012 9:40 pm
Forum: Para's Joining & Training
Topic: Can somebody look at my programme please?! ;D
Replies: 9
Views: 8778

Can somebody look at my programme please?! ;D

i have just completed a programme i have put together myself, i saw results which enabled me to score a run time of 8:50seconds on my preselection prior to my interviews and adsc, i have put this new programme together to ensure i will fly through adsc and also to be able to start looking at PRAC pr...
by DanPalmer1992
Sat 12 May, 2012 12:22 pm
Forum: Para's Joining & Training
Topic: Just passed prac so happy to help
Replies: 4
Views: 7504

Re: Just passed prac so happy to help

at what speed was the warm up 1.5mile set at? ive been told its meant to be quite fast but by fast do they mean a 9:30 for example? how many press ups and sit ups do you feel was classed as 'acceptable' or 'respectable' by the para PT's in the 2min time slot? any particular exercises or parts of you...
by DanPalmer1992
Thu 26 Apr, 2012 9:51 pm
Forum: Para's Joining & Training
Topic: Can anyone help me?
Replies: 5
Views: 3534

Re: Can anyone help me?

Yeah i know its a 1.5mile however ive been told by a few people to practice getting 2miles down to 12minutes then i should breeze my 1.5mile, thanks for the information my friend you've been very helpful, i have another question.... whats the deal with the powerbag test as opposed to sit ups and pre...
by DanPalmer1992
Tue 24 Apr, 2012 8:57 pm
Forum: Remembrance
Topic: Sergeant Matthew Telford, First Battalion Grenadier Guards
Replies: 6
Views: 8901

Re: Sergeant Matthew Telford, First Battalion Grenadier Guar

Rest in peace, a big loss to the family and regiment. My condolences also go out to his wife and children.
by DanPalmer1992
Tue 24 Apr, 2012 8:44 pm
Forum: Para's Joining & Training
Topic: Can anyone help me?
Replies: 5
Views: 3534

Re: Can anyone help me?

Tab wrote:What Regiment have you applied for ??
I have applied for para regiment..
Ive done the insight course and i enjoyed :D
I know the standard required i just need to know is it the one day or the two day at adsc i need to be at the top of my game...?
by DanPalmer1992
Sun 22 Apr, 2012 8:50 pm
Forum: Para's Joining & Training
Topic: Can anyone help me?
Replies: 5
Views: 3534

Can anyone help me?

Hello i was wondering as to whether anyone could shed any light on the application process for me... Ive recentley passed my Barb test and sent my medical forms back to the AFCO which im currently waiting for them to get back to me, i believe there will be a 1 day in which i will complete a fitness ...