Marine Corps recruits compete during a pugil sticks bout at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, Calif., April 10, 2018. The recruits are assigned to the Recruit Training Regiment’s India Company, 3rd Recruit Training Battalion.
Writer’s note: If I could have spent all 13 weeks of recruit training bashing on guys in the pugil stick and sparring courses, I’d probably sign up for boot camp all over again. The video below shows all the best parts of recruit training.
Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Jose Gonzalez
Watch Marine Corps pugil stick and body sparring courses in the video below: