Marine Corps Physical Fitness


Marine Corps Physical Fitness

FFIT Sgt. Cody Anderson poses with student from Force Fitness Instructor Course 4-17 before beginning an intense Physical Training session.
FFIT Sgt. Cody Anderson monitors form and motivates a Marine executed a tire flip during a Physical Training session as part of Force Fitness Instructor Course 4-17.
Marines conduct tire flips as part of a physical fitness competition with oversight from Force Fitness Instructor Trainers Sgt Cody Anderson and SSgt Britt Churchill during Force Fitness Instructor Course 4-17.
A Marine sprints as part of a Endurance Course / Obstacle Course Physical Training Session during Force Fitness Instructor Course 4-17.
Two Marines scale a wall as part of an Endurance Course / Obstacle Course Physical Training Session during Force Fitness Instructor Course 4-17.



+++++++ MARADMIN 504/19 - FY20 Force Fitness Instructor (FFI)/ Martial Arts Instructor Trainer (MAIT)/ Marie Corps Instructor of Water Survival (MCIWS) Billet Vacancies in now posted.  If you are interested in any of these bullets, please read the MARADMIN and fill out the FFD Schoolhouse Director Interview Checklist.  Packages need to be completed NLT 13 October 2019.

MARADMIN 504/19 FY20 FFI/ MAIT/ MCIWS BILLET VACANCIES                FFD Schoolhouse Director Interview Checklist                                          


*****Force Fitness Division (FFD) and representatives from 18 Marine Corps and Navy agencies concluded the Fitness Operational Advisory Group (FOAG) on 12 Sep 19.  Thank you to all the Marines that submitted ideas and recommendations for deliberation during the FOAG.  With over three times the number of submissions last year, we consolidated all responses into topic areas for discussion and deliberation with the group.


Items identified for action in fiscal year 2020:

                -FFD and the Force Fitness Readiness Center (FFRC) will conduct a road show  to each Marine Expeditionary Force.  This road show will contain:                                                             1) sustainment training for Force Fitness Instructors led by the FFRC

                                                          2) re-certifications and belt advancement led by Martial Arts Center of Excellence, and

                                                          3) education and instruction on all Marine Corps Physical Fitness Program (MCPFP) components led by FFD.

                -FFD and MCCS will conduct a detailed analysis of gym structure and equipment across all major installations.  Recommendations, along with input from the operating force (OPFOR), will be made to installation commanders on the most effective structuring of gym facilities to best meet the needs of the Marines and the Marine Corps Physical Fitness Program (MCPFP).

                -Continue with the assignment of civilian certified Athletic Trainers to every regiment and group in the OPFOR as part of the expansion of the Sports Medicine Injury Prevention (SMIP) program. *for more info on SMIP see the tab on the top of this page*

                -Continue with creation of pregnancy/post-partum physical training playbook for publication on FFD website.

                -Continue development, testing, and transition of FitForce application.


Submissions and topics concerning Physical Fitness Test/ Combat Fitness Test/ MOS Specific Physical Standards/ Marine Corps Martial Arts Program/ Marine Corps Water Survival Training Program were discussed and  voted on by the FOAG.*****



 The Force Fitness Division is the service level agency responsible for the development of policy, standards, oversight, synchronization, and coordination of all elements of physical fitness in order to enable a professional, service-wide approach to enhancing the physical conditioning of the warrior athlete.

Additionally this website provides Commanders and Marines guidance and resources in how to conduct the Marine Corps Physical Fitness Program (MCPFP). This includes workout routines, official guidance on Physical Fitness and Combat Fitness Testing, the Marine Corps Body Composition and Military Appearance Program, MCMAP, Sports Medicine Injury Prevention and other physical fitness-related programs. Information available will also include Force Fitness Instructor resources. 

For any questions or if you have ideas on how to enhance the Marine Corps Physical Fitness Program, please contact: TECOM.FORCEFITNESS@USMC.MIL OR 703-784-2231.



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