DEF Military Prep Program is designed for the individuals developing water skills, strength, and endurance to significantly increase their chances of success in advanced military training. This program will focus on building strength, muscle endurance, speed, CO2 tolerance, and lung capacity/VO2 in and out of the water.
This program is not a beginner program, the athlete should have a solid base of fitness and water training prior to conducting this program. Athletes should be able to fully conduct the UTL screener prior to starting this program.
1. 10min Water Tread
2. 25m Brick Tow
3. Mask Retrieval
4. 25m Underwater Crossover (UWC)
The Deep End Fitness Program was developed incorporating techniques, procedures, and fitness training methodology by a staff with experience from special operations water survival/dive training, multiple fitness certifications, and most importantly real-life experience training thousands of people over the past 10 years. This has been the underground yet, official training platform for UTL since its inception.
SAFE – Slow and easy movements, Apply natural buoyancy, Full Lung Inflation, Extreme Relaxation1
FREE – Focus, Relaxation, Economy of Motion, Efficient Breathing
SAFETY: All UTL training is to be conducted under the supervision of a lifeguard and/or a fully trained
and qualified safety instructor, at a minimum a buddy/guardian is required to any underwater training.