Jump for Joy

Adventurous Training makes a vital contribution to leadership and personal resilience. It is on offer to all those who serve in the Army. Parachuting is just one of the opportunities that takes people out of their comfort zone.

It develops coping strategies, decision making, physical fitness and courage. Jumping out of an aeroplane with a parachute, brings with it an enormous sense of achievement for each soldier and all their mates.

Adventurous Training, or AT, is one of the real perks of being in the Army. Basically, it’s an opportunity for soldiers to develop their leadership and teamworking skills in a way that is totally different from the norm. Taking part in activities such as, hiking expeditions or white-water kayaking. AT is a fantastic development opportunity that allows a soldier to take part in life-changing experiences or to visit exotic locations such as Turkey or New Zealand.

Parachuting is just one of the opportunities that takes people out of their comfort zone. It develops coping strategies, decision making, physical fitness and courage. Jumping out of an aeroplane with a parachute, brings with it an enormous sense of achievement for each soldier and all their mates.

More information about the kinds of AT opportunities available in the British Army can be found at: Adventurous Training Group

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