• George-Florin BĂIȚAN Academia Tehnică Militară



plyometrics; calisthenics; physical trening; trening; military physical education; physical exercises



The physical training of the military must be extremely hard, as it is a support for military training programs. Moreover, it must prepare the military to deal with any situation they may encounter on the battlefield: from climbing a 3-meter-high wall under enemy fire to running on the varied ground, with a 30 kg backpack and individual weapons in his hands. In addition, maintaining or improving the physical performance of professional military personnel in various military settings is crucial to general military training. When we start a military-specific training program, we are confident that we are on the fastest track to serious results. The military will become stronger, with great physical strength, having a robust and harmonious physical constitution. In this article, we will briefly present two of the physical training methods specific to military training (plyometrics and calisthenics), which military physical education specialists should use on a permanent basis, so that fighters reach a higher level of physical training.


Author Biography

George-Florin BĂIȚAN, Academia Tehnică Militară

Mr. Băiţan George Florin este asistent universitar la Academia Tehnică Militară unde predă, începând cu anul universitar 2007-2008, cursurile de Educaţie fizică militară şi Educaţie fizică şi sport. Este absolvent al Liceului Militar „Ştefan cel Mare” din Câmpulung-Moldovenesc, promoţia 1996, şi al Facultăţii Militare de Educaţie Fizică şi Sport „General Virgil I. Bădulescu” din cadrul Academiei Naţionale de Educaţie Fizică şi Sport – Bucureşti, promoţia 2000. În anul 2005, cînd era încadrat ca ofiţer în compartimentul conducere operaţii şi instrucţie, a participat timp de 6 luni cu Batalionul 2 Infanterie „Călugăreni” la misiunea „Antica Babilonia” din Irak. În anul 2011 finalizează cursurile masterului de Managementul activităţilor de educaţie fizică şi sport din cadrul Facultăţii de Educaţie Fizică şi Sport a Universităţii Ecologice din Bucureşti. A participat la două activităţi de tip Staff Mobility – Training în cadrul programului ERASMUS, la Academia Forţelor Terestre din Wroclaw, Polonia în anul 2014 şi la Universitatea din Amsterdam, Olanda în anul 2015. Începând cu 01.10.2014 este student doctorand la Şcoala doctorală din cadrul Universităţii Naţionale de Apărare „Carol I”, domeniul „Ştiinţe militare”.


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