The Citadel

The Military College of South Carolina


Remedial PT

The Physical Remediation Program is designed to assist cadets who either fail to make minimum scoring on the Physical fitness test or who are not in compliance with body composition standards.  Cadets in this category will conduct physical training on Tuesdays and Fridays at 0530hrs.  


O525 - Physical Readiness Officer conducts accountability formation in the battalion area.

0530 - Physical Readiness Officer moves their cadets to the PT field (Wilson Field) - Slow jog "Airborne Shuffel"

0535 - Execute planned Physical Fitness Training

0620 - Cadets are formed on Wilson Field (Cool down)

0630 - Physical Readiness Offiers move their unit back to the battalion areas for personal hygene

TRAINING:  Physical Fitness Training will consist of three primary groups.

CARDIO-RESPIRATORY FITNESS:  Will consist of a minimum of 2 run groups.  Will focus on cardio improvement by using run groups and cardio circuts.

MUSCULAR STRENGTH AND ENDURANCE:  Will focus on improving upper and lower body strength and endurance using body weight and resistance exercises.

SPECIAL POPULATION PT:  This group will assist those cadets on XPT conduct safe exercise programs that are within the guidence of medical professionals.

NOTE:  Deficient cadets who are on XPT status must attend morning Physical Fitness Training.  Cadets who are on lower body XPT status will not run with their unit to the PT Field.  They will walk to the field IAW medically perscribed profile and join the special population PT group.

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