Unplug and put down that Xbox controller. You’ll need to bring your A-game if you want to be a part of the elite SEAL teams. Listen to lead instructor Pearson from the U.S. Naval Special Warfare Preparatory School in Great Lakes, Illinois, as he lays out the best plan of action to get you ready for BUD/S.

Don’t waste your time building those beach muscles; operators who are slow and can’t stack on a door need not apply. Core strength, agility, and cardiovascular fitness are the hallmarks needed to endure the stresses at this prep school. Strap on your fins and jump!

– Drew Dwyer for SOFREP.com