RNR Fitness Test

Discussion in 'Joining Up - Royal Navy Recruiting' started by Kermit11, Dec 20, 2012.

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  1. Kermit11

    Kermit11 New member

    Hi,

    I'm hoping to join the RNR soon. I received a letter to book my PFJT last week but the gym thats been referred to me has been sold. Is it possible to ask another gym to do the test if its not on the list?

    I tried ringing my AFCO but they're closed 'till 7th Jan.
     
  2. Kermit11

    Kermit11 New member

    89 views and no reply... how rude
     
  3. Drakey

    Drakey War Hero

    No. They won't have the contract to do it. Wait until the new year.
     
  4. SCRAM-2012

    SCRAM-2012 New member

    with the letter including my PJFT results form, a list of Gyms that do the PJFT was included. you may have to travel
     
  5. Kermit11

    Kermit11 New member

    Ok, thanks guys
     
  6. wet_blobby

    wet_blobby War Hero Moderator

    Congratulations.

    You're the latest recruit to the cull list. You've 24 hrs to convince me you're genuine.
     
  7. Kermit11

    Kermit11 New member

    What do you mean?
     
  8. wet_blobby

    wet_blobby War Hero Moderator

    I mean I over exaggerated, You've 12 hours.
     
  9. Kermit11

    Kermit11 New member

    I dunno, I dunno! You mean if I'm serious about it?
     
  10. sgtpepperband

    sgtpepperband War Hero Moderator Book Reviewer

    While many cannot knock your enthusiasm, but consider this: it is Thursday before Christmas. Many people - including those in the RNR and AFCO - are celebrating the forthcoming holiday period by preparing to go on leave and having office parties. So excuse us while we let our hair down after what was a very hectic 2012 for the Armed Forces.

    So demanding a response from us and calling everybody "rude" after 89-or so views will not endear you to the bosom of Rum Ration... :roll:
     
  11. wal

    wal Badgeman

    Remember who you're addressing. Kermit II RNR.
     
  12. Ninja_Stoker

    Ninja_Stoker War Hero Moderator

    Last I heard was that the new PJFT contract has yet to be confirmed. The buzz was Nuffield Health according to a Naval spokesman overheard in the scran queue.

    In the meantime AFCOs are liaising with RNR and RMR units in some areas so that regular & reserve applicants can undertake a PJFT under the supervision of an RN or RM PTI.

    Those waiting to take a PJFT will be notified in due course by their AFCO which temporary local arrangements are in place or which new contracted fitness centre is being used.

    As indicated above, most AFCOs are closed until 7th January, 'apocalypses' permitting.
     
  13. sgtpepperband

    sgtpepperband War Hero Moderator Book Reviewer

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    Last edited: Dec 21, 2012
  14. bigglesbandicoot

    bigglesbandicoot War Hero

    Well I did look but to be honest I wouldn't have a feckin clue. Maybe I should have told you to go for a run with a camera strapped to your head and then send it into your AFCO, as I'm sure they would find that acceptable given the circumstances.
     

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