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The Trainer: A Training Guide for All Ranks, From APFT to Weapons Training
The Trainer: A Training Guide for All Ranks, From APFT to Weapons Training

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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780984074921
Author: CSM (R) Mark Gerecht

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Product Code: MTR-TRAINER


The Trainer is a military training guide based on Army doctrine and over 25 years of military training experience. It was designed to help leaders at the Squad, Platoon, and Company level to develop meaningful and realistic training that will teach your Soldiers critical thinking skills.

Designed by Army Leaders for Army Leaders and is structured to reinforce training doctrine but more importantly it is designed to motivate leaders to teach critical thinking in tactical situations. It provides numerous ideas in how to structure training that is meaningful and challenging.

Author Mark Gerecht discusses a principle he calls “Train to Failure” this unique approach to training provides Soldiers insight into critical thinking and how to solve real world problems in a tactical environment

The Trainer teaches Small unit leaders how to develop training that is both challenging and realistic. It goes beyond standard training methods and encourages Leaders to develop real world training that is realistic, tough, and inspires Soldiers to reach deep inside themselves to ensure mission success.

The Trainer Includes the Following Subject Areas:

  • How to Conduct a Unit Training Assessment
  • Training Scenarios
  • Physical Training
  • Lane Training
  • Family Readiness Group Training
  • Extract of FM 7-0
  • How to Conduct a Training Meeting
  • Checklists
  • After Action Reviews
  • Weapons Training
  • Training Circular Listing

Contains Training Subjects and Ideas on:

  • CBRN
  • Driver's
  • First Aid
  • Professional Development
  • Maintenance
  • Land Navigation
  • Survival Training
  • Adventure Training
  • Mission Other Than War

Checklists Included:

  • AAR
  • APFT
  • Army Schools
  • Range Preparation
  • Convoy
  • Recovery Operations
  • Deployment
  • Defense Planning

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3 of 5 Three Stars April 8, 2020
Reviewer: (Amazon Review)  
Solid tool for NCOs who need help planning training for their Soldiers.

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