Classes

FAQ


BOOTCAMP FAQ

Why was the program created?

The SEAL PT Bootcamp was designed for individuals who:

  • Used to be in shape but have “lost” it over the years
  • Are already in shape looking for an push to make it to the next level
  • Need a jump start to get going
  • Want to lose weight and inches and get in shape fast!
  • Need not only a physical challenge, but a mental one as well
  • Are tired of wasting time and money on gyms and trainers

When and where is it held?

Classes are held in Memorial Park in Houston, Texas and Central Park in New York City. Traditional 2 week classes meet from 5:00 - 6:30 am. The initial bootcamp is 2 weeks long, but we now offer “pre-training” with The General's Fitness or Bodycamp, designed to maximize your results and increase your chances of successfully graduating from Bootcamp in order to make you a candidate for The Lifers Team.

How much does it cost?

See pricing on our Schedule page.

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    What is a typical day of Bootcamp?

    A typical day is 90 minutes of non-stop full body PT That”s calisthenics Navy SEAL style. The SEAL PT workout is the same one that Navy SEALs utilize, it can be “taken on the road” without the use any equipment. At SEAL PT Bootcamp, every day is different. One day you may focus on upper body, the next lower body and the next running. No worries if you're not a runner, you can start off speed walking, we'll have you running at the end of 2 weeks! How? Not only will you be tapping into motivation you never thought you had, but you’ll also be taking part in expert training from Jack Walston and his team which includes his exclusive “running clinic”. Finally this is a team effort. You get to know each other both on and off the field. How well your team works together determines the number of Team Work Drills, designed to get you going both physically and mentally!

    Why should I do this?

    The reasons are many. Primarily it's an awesome alternative to the usual fitness center where you join and rarely see results. Instead, at SEAL PT Bootcamp you'll put forth 110% effort and in return you'll get excellent results and camaraderie that you typically won’t find in a gym. Jack Walston has reputation for having the toughest program with the best results. Most students don't realize that the mental makeover they receive is just as impacting as the physical makeover!

    What's after graduation?

    If you make it to the end and have the attitude of a team player we're going to invite you to train with us long-term in our maintenance program, the Lifers Team. Those who graduate from the program are eligible to become a member of the Lifers Team (avail. in Texas only). Workouts are designed to keep you going and continue to accelerate your fitness level. It’s also an excellent way to meet and become involved with some of Houston's Finest! In Bootcamp, you will get the ultimate workout with faster results than any other program out there.

BODYCAMP FAQ

Why was the program created?

The SEAL P.T. Bodycamp workout was created by Jack Walston as an alternative for individuals with:

  • The need to lose weight
  • Little or no fitness background
  • Pre-Training for upcoming Bootcamp class
  • A desire for a challenging yet lower impact workout with no yelling
  • Pre-existing medical conditions or injuries

When and where is it held?

Classes are held in Memorial Park by the Softball Fields and meets from: 6:00 - 7:00 a.m. The initial program is 4-12 weeks long. Long term training options are available with the Navigators Team after your inital program. Enrollment in the Bodycamp program is revolving, meaning you can sign up today and start tomorrow.

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    How much does it cost? Special Pricing is in now in effect go to Bodycamp page!

    The initial cost for the 4 week program is $395. For a 12 week membership, $695, (installment payment option available, $237.50 every 30 days, includes $5 processing fee). Use it to get ready for Bootcamp! Choose one of the registration options here.

    How is this class different from Bootcamp?

    The class is different in that the pace of the workout is modified so students with little or no fitness background can participate, or even for those who used to be in shape and just need a refresher. The program offers less impact than our traditional Bootcamp, making it ideal for the athletes recovering from injury. Everyone pushes themselves at their own pace to reach their individual goals. Don't be fooled this is the same exercises (minus a few high impact ones) and the same Instructors as Bootcamp! You will be Challenged! No “laxing” here, you’ll be pushed, you’ll sweat, and you’ll get results – at your speed!

    What's after BodyCamp?

    At the end of 4 weeks, we want you to keep making progress therefore we invite you to join our exclusive Navigators Club where the results just keep getting better! SEAL PT will take you exactly as you are. You no longer have to go at it alone. Ccome join the group to meet and exceed your goals! Don’t hesitate any longer, make your health a priority. This will be the most positive experience of your life! To get back to what you used to be, join SEAL PT, the Best of the Best. You'll lose weight, you’ll tone, define and sculpt your body, relieve stress, clear your mind and push yourself past your normal limits. We won't let you settle for anything less!


PE IN THE PARK FAQ

Why are we introducing this new program?

Because it's needed! With the mindset that fitness is for everyone, we are offering this affordable alternative for anyone who is not ready or doesn't have the time to commit to one of our other programs. Basically, it's the natural “fit” for that in-between workout (Bodycamp vs. Bootcamp) that so many people have requested. This is a drop in class and attendance is voluntary.

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    How much does it cost?

    Monthly fee of $69.

    When & where are the workouts?

    • Tuesday & Thursday 6:15 – 7:15 pm.
    • To add in 2 morning classes see Sign Me Up!

    Is this bootcamp?

    No! Not at all, in fact The General's Fitness P.E. in the Park Classes are just that! General Fitness classes for anyone wanting a results based workout totally outdoors. No yelling, no mud, no team building, etc. – all of that is reserved for bootcamp students!

    How is this different from Lifers?

    Not just anyone can be a Lifer! All Lifer Team members are part of an exclusive and elite group. If you have achieved the status of "Lifer" then indeed you have something of which to be proud! P.E. workouts are a fraction of the intensity of standard Lifer workouts. P.E. students do not have the same type of camaraderie and accountability as Lifers. No P.E. students will be allowed to participate in Lifer workouts without first successfully graduating from a bootcamp although Lifers students are invited to P.E. workouts.

    Who instructs the class?

    P.E. participants will receive the best instruction from SEAL P.T. veteran Instructors.

    What do the workouts consist of?

    60 minutes of standard “head to toe” calisthenics workouts enhanced with walking/running. As most of you know, calisthenics use your own body weight to provide resistance needed to strengthen muscles so you don't need fancy equipment or lots of money to get in top physical condition. We want to see results!

    How do new students register?

    Sign up online or call our office at 281-471-4977.

GENERAL FAQ

Is there a deadline for registration?

Although there is no deadline for registration, classes do fill up and will be posted as FULL in that event. Don’t risk it, register early!

Are there shower/dressing facilities at the park?

Yes at Memorial Park in Houston there are 2 locations open to the public for a nominal fee (less than $1 per visit). They are located at the Tennis Center and the Swimming Pool.

Is there a required uniform for warm-up training?

No, wear whatever is comfortable. Neutral colors are best (black, blue, grey).

What time should I arrive?

Arrive 15 minutes prior to your class start time to be sure you’re in the right location and to start warming up.

Where should I park?

It’s best to park along the street under the street lamps.

Is it safe to leave valuables in my car?

NO, remove all valuables from your vehicle.

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    Do you recommend the warm-up training?

    YES, even for students entering the program with an solid fitness background will benefit from a minimum of 1 week of warm-up training. More is recommended if you’re a bit “rusty”. Warm-up training gets you used to exercises, the instructors and works out some of the “kinks” ahead of time.

    Do I have to purchase any additional gear?

    No, a uniformed T-shirt will be provided for you upon registering for Bootcamp or Bodycamp, however you may purchase extra gear to cut back on washing if you prefer.

    I have a Yoga mat will that work?

    Yes, a yoga mat or a camping pad will work, or you can purchase one from us on the order form.

    Do I have to fill out any paperwork?

    NO, All of your paperwork is online when you register!

Bootcamp

Bootcamp

The Original Bootcamp

We are the Original Bootcamp in Houston since 1997 and New York since 1998. Navy SEAL owned and operated. We're not for everyone. We're tough and we make no apologies for it.

What can I expect after just 2 weeks?

  • Increase in your Performance and Endurance
  • Change in Body composition and overall toning
  • Ability to move from walking to running or running to sprinting
  • Able to perform a 90 minute workout
  • Total change and transformation not only physically but mentally
  • RESULTS – bottom line, you’ll get them

When and where is it held?

  • Classes are held in Memorial Park Houston, Texas
  • Traditional 2 week classes meet from 5:00-6:30 am.
  • The initial bootcamp is 2 weeks long and you can participate in JackFit prior to the next bootcamp!

A typical day is 90 minutes of non-stop full body PT That's calisthenics Navy SEAL style. The SEAL PT workout is the same one that Navy SEALs utilize, it can be “taken on the road” without the use any equipment. The question is "what are you waiting for?"

Bootcamp NYC

Bootcamp-NYC

Are you Ready NYC?

Imagine meeting up with Veteran Navy SEAL Jack Walston inside Central Park, New York for a pre-dawn workout while everyone else sleeps the morning away!

Since 1998 Jack Walston has been traveling to New York City, Manhattan to hold his “by request” classes 4 times per year!

Instructor Walston will return to the city November 4th-8th 2013 for a non-stop 1 week Power Bootcamp. The Bootcamps of all Bootcamps!

This is the one fitness event that will change your life forever!

Jackfit

Jackfit

JackFit BaseCamp

Do you want to get started today but are overqualified for Bodycamp? JackFit BaseCamp designed by Navy SEAL Jack Walston allows you to get started with our program without having to wait for the next bootcamp.

  • 60 minute workouts at 5:30 each morning.
  • Perfect Cross Training workout for runners as well as anyone who is on the go and in need of a fast and effective workout!
  • Want to add a workout, mix things up, decrease your run time and increase your core strength?
  • Signed up for a race or run? Bring your team!
  • No long term membership required just $199 for 4 weeks.

BodyCamp

Bodycamp

BodyCamp – our beginners
Bootcamp workout

Bodycamp may be for you if you are looking for one of the following:

  • Go at your own” pace workout for those who need to lose weight and get back in shape!
  • Challenging yet lower impact workout with no yelling.
  • Modification of exercises for those with pre-existing medical conditions.

What are you waiting for? If you are tired of being tired and struggle with motivation as well as endless attempts to lose weight on your own, come join Bodycamp! It’s the first step in regaining the confidence of feeling and looking great again. And the supportive group environment is one of the best parts of the program!

When and where is it held?

Classes are held in Memorial Park by the Softball Fields and meets from: 6:30-7:30 am The initial program is 4-12 weeks long. Long term training options are available with the Navigators Team after your initial program. Enrollment in the Bodycamp program is revolving, meaning you can sign up today and start tomorrow.


P.E. in the Park

PE in the Park

Evening Bootcamp Classes

P.E. in the Park – just like the good ‘ole days of P.E. Class (Kicked up a notch SEAL PT Style!).

P.E. in the Park Classes are General Fitness classes for anyone wanting a results based workout totally outdoors. No yelling, no mud, no team building, etc. – all of that is reserved for our intense traditional Bootcamp classes held several times a year in the mornings. 60 minutes of standard “head to toe” calisthenics workouts enhanced with walking/running.

  • Mon/Tues/Wed/Thur 6:15-7:15 pm.
  • Monthly fee of $69 for 2 workouts or $99 for 4 workouts
  • Drop in rate - reserve online for just $20 per class.

We guarantee that if you attend every class faithfully in your first 30 days that you will lose weight and get in shape or your money back!

Lifers

Lifers

Lifers for Life

The Lifer’s Team is the maintenance portion of SEAL PT. Lifer’s is an elite military style training course which you’re eligible for after completing your two weeks of bootcamp. It demands the same, if not more discipline, motivation, and teamwork.

How the Lifer’s Team operates

Offering a multi-tiered fitness approach designed to motivate you to meet your personal goals, Lifer’s is an extension of SEAL PT Bootcamp. As in the military, you will be able to attain rank within the program. In the spirit of the real Navy SEAL Teams we have eliminated TEAM 7.

  • TEAM 1 Blue Team – Pass a Navy Standard PFT (Basic entry level of all Lifer's)
  • TEAM 2 Blue Team II – Pass Navy PFT (Modify pull-ups – six “dead hangs” added)
  • TEAM 3 Red Team – Pass Marine Corp Standard PFT
  • TEAM 4 Red Team II – Pass Marine Recon PFT
  • TEAM 5 Gold Team – Pass BUD/S Endurance PFT
  • TEAM 6 Gold Team II – Pass Standard U.S. Navy SEAL Team
  • TEAM 8 Black Team II – PFT Test to be disclosed after you arrive at Gold Team

Soldier Mentorship

Soldier Mentorship Training

Soldier Mentorship Training
Houston, Texas

Requirements and Eligibility for our Soldier Mentorship program In Houston Year Round:

  • Reside in Houston
  • Be at least 17 years of age or older
  • Preparing to either enter the military or a military college
  • Leaving in less than 12 months
  • Contact jack@sealpt.com to get started

If you answered yes to these questions then you qualify for immediate entry into our Houston “White Shirt” program. This program is tailored by Jack Walston and designed to give you (or your son/daughter) not only a physical advantage, but the mental toughness necessary to stand out among his/her peers. Over the years we’ve been proud to put 100’s of future soldiers in the ranks standing ready to defend our freedoms. Need based scholarships are available by application. Special Forces camp is recommended for all “white shirt” candidates.

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    Age requirements:

    We welcome persons age 18 and up who feel that they are up to the physical and mental challenge that the course will offer. Parental consent waivers are available by request for young men 17 years of age desiring to attend.

    Ideal Candidates:

    • Young men hoping to become U.S. Navy SEALs who want to experience first-hand what they must endure at BUD/S.
    • Those who have already attempted BUD/S but for one reason or another were unable to complete it and are trying to get back to BUD/S.
    • Former military personnel longing for a taste of the past. Men who always wish they would have pursued the special forces.

    Gear List MODIFIED for Summer Camp:

    • 2 pairs of all purpose khaki pants or jeans
    • White t-shirts
    • Socks
    • Bug Spray
    • Sunscreen
    • 1 pair of military style “broken in” jungle boots Optional of Running shoes is fine.
    • 1 domed 2-man tent and sleeping bag
    • 1 pair of Scuba fins or large pair of swim fins
    • Back pack and canteen
    • 2 green chemlites and 1 pair of dive booties
    • 6 MRE's or Mountain House brand Dehydrated Meals (available at any sporting goods store)
    • Water is provided.

    What to Expect

    The only thing stopping you is yourself! Since 1997 Jack Walston has personally mentored and trained young men who are now either in BUD/S training or completed it and gone on to become members of the U.S. Navy SEAL Teams.

    Experience first hand what BUD/S candidates endure! As a student of the SEAL Special Forces Challenge Camp you will undergo intense training led by former Navy SEALs and other members of the Special Forces community. The SEAL Special Forces Challenge Camp is a division of The Original SEAL Physical Training Course, Inc., based in Houston, Texas. The course was developed and designed by former U.S. Navy SEAL veteran Jack Walston (president of SEAL P.T.).

    After having completed BUD/S as well as years of other training and service in the SEAL Teams, Jack felt it would be a waste not to pass on his experience to others. The challenge course is designed to give you insight into the true nature of Navy SEAL training and the level of endurance needed to complete it.

    For the special warfare candidate or for those who just want to test their steel. Don't be a quitter, don't ring the bell, come and experience the challenge!

    Preview of Special Forces Camp Events

    • Log P.T.
    • Surf Passages
    • Inflatable Boat (IBS) Evolutions
    • Run, Swim, Runs
    • Hard Core Calisthenics P.T. Sessions
    • Soft Sand Beach Runs
    • Surprise Elements not to be disclosed!
    • Attaining the warrior mindset – overcoming mental obstacles!
    • Teamwork, the buddy system, accountability, and seamanship
    • 24 hour evolutions (Hell Week Simulation)

Tadpoles

Tadpoles

Annual Summertime Event!

Don't let your kids miss this unique opportunity to increase their self-confidence, discipline and overall fitness! Training consists of:

  • Learning the proper form and execution of Navy SEAL exercises such as push-ups, sit-ups, jumping jacks, etc.
  • Pushing past comfort zones by learning to interact with others and being accountable for their actions.
  • Learning to think and act responsibly through motivational speeches by our instructors, TBYAM (Think Before You Act Methodology – i.e. stay off of drugs, don't talk to strangers, don't touch guns, helping your parents, doing your homework, not using profanity, basic etiquette, etc.).
  • Team building activities such as log relays (for the 11-15 group only), runs through the woods, medicine ball activities, group assisted pull ups, and various other activities.

Jack Walston and his team of instructors want to help your children be the very best they can be!

FAQ


BOOTCAMP FAQ

Why was the program created?

The SEAL PT Bootcamp was designed for individuals who:

  • Used to be in shape but have “lost” it over the years
  • Are already in shape looking for an push to make it to the next level
  • Need a jump start to get going
  • Want to lose weight and inches and get in shape fast!
  • Need not only a physical challenge, but a mental one as well
  • Are tired of wasting time and money on gyms and trainers

When and where is it held?

Classes are held in Memorial Park in Houston, Texas and Central Park in New York City. Traditional 2 week classes meet from 5:00 - 6:30 am. The initial bootcamp is 2 weeks long, but we now offer “pre-training” with The General's Fitness or Bodycamp, designed to maximize your results and increase your chances of successfully graduating from Bootcamp in order to make you a candidate for The Lifers Team.

How much does it cost?

See pricing on our Schedule page.

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    What is a typical day of Bootcamp?

    A typical day is 90 minutes of non-stop full body PT That”s calisthenics Navy SEAL style. The SEAL PT workout is the same one that Navy SEALs utilize, it can be “taken on the road” without the use any equipment. At SEAL PT Bootcamp, every day is different. One day you may focus on upper body, the next lower body and the next running. No worries if you're not a runner, you can start off speed walking, we'll have you running at the end of 2 weeks! How? Not only will you be tapping into motivation you never thought you had, but you’ll also be taking part in expert training from Jack Walston and his team which includes his exclusive “running clinic”. Finally this is a team effort. You get to know each other both on and off the field. How well your team works together determines the number of Team Work Drills, designed to get you going both physically and mentally!

    Why should I do this?

    The reasons are many. Primarily it's an awesome alternative to the usual fitness center where you join and rarely see results. Instead, at SEAL PT Bootcamp you'll put forth 110% effort and in return you'll get excellent results and camaraderie that you typically won’t find in a gym. Jack Walston has reputation for having the toughest program with the best results. Most students don't realize that the mental makeover they receive is just as impacting as the physical makeover!

    What's after graduation?

    If you make it to the end and have the attitude of a team player we're going to invite you to train with us long-term in our maintenance program, the Lifers Team. Those who graduate from the program are eligible to become a member of the Lifers Team (avail. in Texas only). Workouts are designed to keep you going and continue to accelerate your fitness level. It’s also an excellent way to meet and become involved with some of Houston's Finest! In Bootcamp, you will get the ultimate workout with faster results than any other program out there.

BODYCAMP BEGINNER FAQ

Why was the program created?

The SEAL P.T. Bodycamp workout was created by Jack Walston as an alternative for individuals with:

  • The need to lose weight
  • Little or no fitness background
  • Pre-Training for upcoming Bootcamp class
  • A desire for a challenging yet lower impact workout with no yelling
  • Pre-existing medical conditions or injuries

When and where is it held?

Classes are held in Memorial Park by the Softball Fields and meets from: 6:00 - 7:00 a.m. The initial program is 4-12 weeks long. Long term training options are available with the Navigators Team after your inital program. Enrollment in the Bodycamp program is revolving, meaning you can sign up today and start tomorrow.

  • More...

    How much does it cost? Special Pricing is in now in effect go to Bodycamp page!

    The initial cost for the 4 week program is $395. For a 12 week membership, $695, (installment payment option available, $237.50 every 30 days, includes $5 processing fee). Use it to get ready for Bootcamp! Choose one of the registration options here.

    How is this class different from Bootcamp?

    The class is different in that the pace of the workout is modified so students with little or no fitness background can participate, or even for those who used to be in shape and just need a refresher. The program offers less impact than our traditional Bootcamp, making it ideal for the athletes recovering from injury. Everyone pushes themselves at their own pace to reach their individual goals. Don't be fooled this is the same exercises (minus a few high impact ones) and the same Instructors as Bootcamp! You will be Challenged! No “laxing” here, you’ll be pushed, you’ll sweat, and you’ll get results – at your speed!

    What's after BodyCamp?

    At the end of 4 weeks, we want you to keep making progress therefore we invite you to join our exclusive Navigators Club where the results just keep getting better! SEAL PT will take you exactly as you are. You no longer have to go at it alone. Ccome join the group to meet and exceed your goals! Don’t hesitate any longer, make your health a priority. This will be the most positive experience of your life! To get back to what you used to be, join SEAL PT, the Best of the Best. You'll lose weight, you’ll tone, define and sculpt your body, relieve stress, clear your mind and push yourself past your normal limits. We won't let you settle for anything less!


PE IN THE PARK FAQ

Why are we introducing this new program?

Because it's needed! With the mindset that fitness is for everyone, we are offering this affordable alternative for anyone who is not ready or doesn't have the time to commit to one of our other programs. Basically, it's the natural “fit” for that in-between workout (Bodycamp vs. Bootcamp) that so many people have requested. This is a drop in class and attendance is voluntary.

  • More...

    How much does it cost?

    Monthly fee of $69.

    When & where are the workouts?

    • Tuesday & Thursday 6:15 – 7:15 pm.
    • To add in 2 morning classes see Sign Me Up!

    Is this bootcamp?

    No! Not at all, in fact The General's Fitness P.E. in the Park Classes are just that! General Fitness classes for anyone wanting a results based workout totally outdoors. No yelling, no mud, no team building, etc. – all of that is reserved for bootcamp students!

    How is this different from Lifers?

    Not just anyone can be a Lifer! All Lifer Team members are part of an exclusive and elite group. If you have achieved the status of "Lifer" then indeed you have something of which to be proud! P.E. workouts are a fraction of the intensity of standard Lifer workouts. P.E. students do not have the same type of camaraderie and accountability as Lifers. No P.E. students will be allowed to participate in Lifer workouts without first successfully graduating from a bootcamp although Lifers students are invited to P.E. workouts.

    Who instructs the class?

    P.E. participants will receive the best instruction from SEAL P.T. veteran Instructors.

    What do the workouts consist of?

    60 minutes of standard “head to toe” calisthenics workouts enhanced with walking/running. As most of you know, calisthenics use your own body weight to provide resistance needed to strengthen muscles so you don't need fancy equipment or lots of money to get in top physical condition. We want to see results!

    How do new students register?

    Sign up online or call our office at 281-471-4977.

GENERAL FAQ

Is there a deadline for registration?

Although there is no deadline for registration, classes do fill up and will be posted as FULL in that event. Don’t risk it, register early!

Are there shower/dressing facilities at the park?

Yes at Memorial Park in Houston there are 2 locations open to the public for a nominal fee (less than $1 per visit). They are located at the Tennis Center and the Swimming Pool.

Is there a required uniform for warm-up training?

No, wear whatever is comfortable. Neutral colors are best (black, blue, grey).

What time should I arrive?

Arrive 15 minutes prior to your class start time to be sure you’re in the right location and to start warming up.

Where should I park?

It’s best to park along the street under the street lamps.

Is it safe to leave valuables in my car?

NO, remove all valuables from your vehicle.

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    Do you recommend the warm-up training?

    YES, even for students entering the program with an solid fitness background will benefit from a minimum of 1 week of warm-up training. More is recommended if you’re a bit “rusty”. Warm-up training gets you used to exercises, the instructors and works out some of the “kinks” ahead of time.

    Do I have to purchase any additional gear?

    No, a uniformed T-shirt will be provided for you upon registering for Bootcamp or Bodycamp, however you may purchase extra gear to cut back on washing if you prefer.

    I have a Yoga mat will that work?

    Yes, a yoga mat or a camping pad will work, or you can purchase one from us on the order form.

    Do I have to fill out any paperwork?

    NO, All of your paperwork is online when you register!

Bootcamp

Bootcamp

The Original Bootcamp

We are the Original Bootcamp in Houston since 1997 and New York since 1998. Navy SEAL owned and operated. We're not for everyone. We're tough and we make no apologies for it.

What can I expect after just 2 weeks?

  • Increase in your Performance and Endurance
  • Change in Body composition and overall toning
  • Ability to move from walking to running or running to sprinting
  • Able to perform a 90 minute workout
  • Total change and transformation not only physically but mentally
  • RESULTS – bottom line, you’ll get them

When and where is it held?

  • Classes are held in Memorial Park Houston, Texas
  • Traditional 2 week classes meet from 5:00-6:30 am.
  • The initial bootcamp is 2 weeks long and you can participate in JackFit prior to the next bootcamp!

A typical day is 90 minutes of non-stop full body PT That's calisthenics Navy SEAL style. The SEAL PT workout is the same one that Navy SEALs utilize, it can be “taken on the road” without the use any equipment. The question is "what are you waiting for?"