Physical Readiness Training (PRT)

  1. 1. What does FM 7-22 Cover?
    A: The Army’s Physical Readiness Training Program
  2. 3. What does PRT stand for?
    A: Physical Readiness Training
  3. 4. What does PRT prepare Soldiers and units for?
    A: for the physical challenges of fulfilling the mission in the face of a wide range of threats, in complex operational environments, and with emerging technologies
  4. 5. Para 1-3 What is Physical readiness?
    A: Physical readiness is the ability to meet the physical demands of any combat or duty position, accomplish the mission, and continue to fight and win
  5. 6. Para 1-4 Why is Physical readiness training a mandatory training requirement?
    • A: 1. It is Considered by senior leaders to be essential to individual, unit, and force readiness
    • 2. It is Required by law for all individuals and units
  6. 7. Para 1-5 Where do The tasks, conditions, and standards of PRT activities derive from?
    A: The tasks, conditions, and standards of PRT activities derive from C-METL, D-METL and WTBDs
  7. 8. Para 1-5 What does C-METL stand for?
    A: core mission essential task list
  8. 9. Para 1-5 What does D-METL stand for?
    A: directed mission essential task list
  9. 10. Para 1-5 What does WTBDs stand for?
    A: warrior tasks and battle drills
  10. 12. Para 1-7 Who’s program is the Physical readiness training program?
    A: The Commander’s Program
  11. 13. Para 1-7 Who is essential to a successful PRT program and why?
    A: Senior NCOs because they are often the most experienced trainers in the unit
  12. 15. Para 1-9 What do Noncommissioned officers serve as the primary trainers for?
    A: enlisted Soldiers, crews, and small teams
  13. 18. Para 1-12 What is the Principle that All Army training is based on?
    A: “Train as you will fight”
  14. 19. Para 1-13 What does the Toughening phase training provide?
    A: provides foundational fitness and fundamental motor skills, which lay the foundation for all other activities in the sustaining phase
  15. 21. Para 1-15 How should Army PRT be conducted?
    A: Army PRT should be tough, realistic, and physically challenging, yet safe in its execution
  16. 22. Para 1-15 What is the Objective of PRT being tough, realistic, and physically challenging?
    A: The objective is to develop Soldiers’ physical capabilities to perform their duty assignments and combat roles
  17. 23. Para 1-15 What are the fundamental skills that Physical readiness training activities include?
    A: fundamental skills such as climbing, crawling, jumping, landing, and sprinting, because all contribute to success in the more complex skills of obstacle negotiation, combatives, and military movement
  18. 32. Para 1-17 What are the critical components of physical conditioning?
    A: strength, endurance, and mobility
  19. 33. Table 1-3 What are the PRT Components that make up Strength?
    A: Muscular Strength and Muscular Endurance
  20. 34. Table 1-3 What are the PRT Components that make up Endurance?
    A: Anaerobic Endurance and Aerobic Endurance
  21. 35. Table 1-3 What are the eight PRT Components that make up Mobility?
    • A: 1. Agility 5. Posture
    • 2. Balance 6. Stability
    • 3. Coordination 7. Speed
    • 4. Flexability 8. Power
  22. 36. Table 1-4 Name 6 PRT Activities?
    A: Conditioning Drill 1, Conditioning Drill 2, Conditioning Drill 3, Guerrilla Drill, Climbing Drill 1, Climbing Drill 2, Strength Training Circuit, Military Movement Drill 1, Military Movement Drill 2, 30:60’s, 60:120’s, 300-yd Shuttle Run, Ability Group Run, Unit Formation Run, Release Run, Terrain Run, Hill Repeats, Foot Marching, Obstacle Course Negotiation, Combatives
  23. 37. Para 1-18 What should be the goal of all training?
    A: mastery, not just proficiency
  24. 38. Para 1-18 What are the three tenets of standards-based training?
    A: 1. Leaders know and enforce standards 2. Leaders define success in the absence of standards 3. Leaders train to standard, not time
  25. 43. Para 1-23 What is Multi-echelon training?
    A: Multi-echelon training is the simultaneous training of more than one echelon on different tasks
  26. 45. Para 1-24 When does Concurrent training occur?
    A: Concurrent training occurs when a leader conducts training within another type of training
  27. 46. Para 1-25 What are three training phases of PRT?
    • A: 1. Initial conditioning
    • 2. Toughening
    • 3.Sustaining
  28. 47. Para 1-26 Who has an opportunity to lead every day during PRT?
    A: Noncommissioned officers have an opportunity to lead every day during PRT
  29. 49. Para 1-27 Why are exercises, drills, and activities methodically sequenced?
    A: to adequately challenge all Soldiers through progressive conditioning of the entire body while controlling injuries
  30. 50. Para 2-1 What is the definition of Army physical readiness?
    A: the ability to meet the physical demands of any combat or duty position, accomplish the mission, and continue to fight and win
  31. 52. Para 2-2 What does the initial conditioning phase do?
    A: prepares future Soldiers to learn and adapt to Army PRT
  32. 53. Para 2-2 What does the Toughening phase activities develop?
    A: foundational fitness and fundamental movement skills that prepare Soldiers to transition to the sustaining phase
  33. 54. Para 2-2 What does the Sustaining phase activities develop?
    A: a higher level of physical readiness required by duty position and C- or D-METL
  34. 55. Para 2-2 What does Reconditioning do?
    A: restores Soldiers’ physical fitness levels that enable them to safely re-enter the toughening or sustaining phase and progress to their previous level of conditioning
  35. 56. Para 2-2 What are the types of PRT training?
    A: Types of PRT training include on-ground, off-ground, and combatives
  36. 57. Para 2-2 What are three fundamental components within the types of training?
    A: strength, endurance, and mobility
  37. 58. Para 2-2 What principles does Phase training follow?
    A: precision, progression, and integration
  38. 59. Para 2-3 What is the purpose of the initial conditioning phase?
    A: to establish a safe starting point for people considering entering the Army
  39. 60. Para 2-3 When is the initial conditioning phase conducted?
    A: it is conducted before enlistment or pre-commissioning
  40. 61. Para 2-4 What is the purpose of the toughening phase?
    A: to develop foundational fitness and fundamental movement skills
  41. 62. Para 2-4 During the toughening phase what does a variety of training activities with precise standards of execution ensure?
    A: that bones, muscles, and connective tissues gradually toughen, rather than break
  42. 63. Para 2-4 What do the essential skills of the Toughening phase activities develop?
    A: jumping, landing, climbing, lunging, bending, reaching, and lifting
  43. 64. Para 2-4 When does the toughening phase occur?
    A: during IMT, basic combat training (BCT), one station unit training (OSUT) (red/white/blue phases), and Basic Officer Leader Course A (BOLC A)
  44. 65. Para 2-5 What is the purpose of the sustaining phase?
    A: to continue physical development and maintain a high level of physical readiness appropriate to duty position and the requirements of the unit’s C- or D-METL as it applies to ARFORGEN
  45. 66. Para 2-5 When are the Sustaining phase activities conducted?
    A: in unit PRT throughout the Army
  46. 67. Para 2-6 What is the objective of reconditioning?
    A: to restore physical fitness levels that enable Soldiers to reenter the toughening or sustaining phase safely, and then progress to their previous levels of conditioning
  47. 68. Para 2-6 When may Soldiers participate in reconditioning?
    A: after rehabilitation and recovery from injury or illness, and then re-enter training in the toughening or sustaining phases
  48. 70. Para 2-8 What principles does the conduct of Army PRT follow?
    A: the principles of precision, progression, and integration
  49. 71. Para 2-9 What is Precision?
    A: Precision is the strict adherence to optimal execution standards for PRT activities
  50. 73. Para 2-9 What does the Adherance to precise execution standards in the conduct of all PRT activities ensure?
    A: the development of body management and fundamental movement skills
  51. 74. Para 2-10 What is Progression?
    A: Progression is the systematic increase in the intensity, duration, volume, and difficulty of PRT activities
  52. 75. Para 2-10 What happens if proper PRT progression is not followed?
    A: the Soldier is unable to adapt to the demands of training, the Soldier is then unable to recover, which leads to overtraining or the possibility of injury
  53. 76. Para 2-11 What is Integration?
    A: the use of multiple training activities to achieve balance and appropriate recovery between activities in the PRT program
  54. 77. Para 2-11 What do Military movement drills (MMDs) improve?
    A: running form and movement under direct or indirect fire
  55. 78. Para 2-11 What do guerrilla drill (GD) develop?
    A: the strength and skill associated with casualty evacuation and combatives
  56. 79. Para 2-12 What are the three components of training?
    A: Strength, Mobility and Endurance
  57. 80. Para 2-13 What is Strength?
    A: Strength is the ability to overcome resist
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