South Africa Military Reveals physical excersizes for special forces recruitment

The South African National Defence Force has today revealed the physical excersizes for its current recruitment of special forces.

The excersizes were stated as:

A total of 40 push-ups without breaking rhythm.
• A total of 4 pull-ups.
• A total of 67 sit-ups within two minutes.
• Complete 15km walk with 25kg backpack in 3 hours.
• Complete 175m fireman’s-lift run within 65 minutes.
• Complete 5km run within 24 minutes.
• A total of 40 six-metre shuttle-runs within 95 seconds.
• Water test subject to the availability of swimming pool.
• Personal interview.

Please see the full advert below :

The South African Special Forces (SA Spec Forces) will be embarking on a recruitment and pre-selection drive across all provinces.

Please take note: THESE ADVERTISEMENTS ARE STRICTLY MEANT FOR SERVING SA NATIONAL DEFENCE MEMBERS AND NOT FOR THE LARGER PUBLIC.

Date: 10 and 11 May 2021 | Free State | School of Engineers and 44 Parachute Regiment.

Date: 10 and 11 May 2021 | Eastern Cape | 44 Parachute (Bulembo), 6 SAI and ASB Eastern Cape.

Date: 14 May 2021: KwaZulu-Natal | Durban Regiment.

17 and 19 May 2021: Western Cape | Infantry School and ASB Western Cape.

17 and 19 May 2021: Mpumalanga | ADA School (Ermelo) and 4 SAI BN.

24 and 25 May 2021: North West | School of Intelligence and School of Artillery.

24 and 25 May 2021: Northern Cape | 3 SAI BN and 10 AA Regiment.

27 and 28 May 2021: Limpopo | ASB Limpopo and 5 Special Forces Regiment.

27 and 28 May 2021 | Gauteng | ASB Garrison.

The following criteria must be adhered to:
• RSA Citizen.
• Age: 18 to 26.
• Regular and Reserve Force Members including Military Skills Development System (MSDS) | CIVILIAN MEMBERS ARE EXCLUDED.
• Successful completion of Basic Military Training.
• Medical fit, with a classification of G1K1 Green.
• No criminal record (military or civilian).
• 72 Hours COVID-19 negative results.

Candidates reporting for the selection must bring along the following:
• Original ID and 1 x Copy.
• Black pen.
• Original Matric Certificate.
• Curriculum Vitae (CV).
• Physical Training (PT) clothes.

The members will undergo the SA Special Forces entry test comprising the following:
• A total of 40 push-ups without breaking rhythm.
• A total of 4 pull-ups.
• A total of 67 sit-ups within two minutes.
• Complete 15km walk with 25kg backpack in 3 hours.
• Complete 175m fireman’s-lift run within 65 minutes.
• Complete 5km run within 24 minutes.
• A total of 40 six-metre shuttle-runs within 95 seconds.
• Water test subject to the availability of swimming pool.
• Personal interview.

For enquiries members must contact the SA Special Forces Human Resource Centre at:
• Lieutenant Colonel K.S. Zulu @ 012 674 5608.
• Corporal K.W. Bohlolo at 012 674 5684.

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