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The Ultimate Interactive Basic Training Workbook

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What You Must Know to Survive and Thrive in Boot Camp

Sgt. Michael Volkin

Format: Trade Paper, 188 pages.
Price: $19.95
ISBN: 1-932714-32-4
eBook: 978-1-61121-026-2
On Sale: September 2007

Foreword by Maj. Gen. Robert J. Brandt

Photos, illus., charts, tables, index

Sergeant Michael Volkin designed The Ultimate Interactive Basic Training Workbook: More Tips, Tricks, and Tactics for Surviving Boot Camp as a professional study guide to be used together with his Basic Training Guidebook.

Why do you need this book? Click the Listen Now link and Sergeant Volkin will tell you himself: Listen Now!

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*NOTE: The US Army extended its standard nine-week basic training course. This change does not affect any material or information you will find inside Sgt. Mike Volkin’s books: The Ultimate Basic Training Guidebook and The Ultimate Interactive Basic Training Workbook. For more information about preparing for basic training, see www.ultimatebasictraining.com.


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About this Book

Sergeant Michael Volkin has done it again! After hearing the same request from literally hundreds of new recruits and veteran soldiers, he has developed a dynamic follow-up to complement and enhance his bestselling The Ultimate Basic Training Guidebook: Tips, Tricks, and Tactics for Surviving Boot Camp.

As anyone who has undergone the transition from civilian to soldier will tell you, basic training is a lot tougher and more challenging than any recruit can imagine. Michael Volkin discovered that fact soon after 9-11, when his personal vow to "serve my country" convinced him to enlist in the U.S. Army. As Volkin quickly discovered, he was utterly unprepared for the new world of the military, "a completely different environment full of unknown exercises and acronyms, where you can't eat or talk without permission."

During Operation Enduring/Iraqi Freedom, Volkin organized his notes, interviewed hundreds of other soldiers, and produced his bestselling The Ultimate Basic Training Guidebook, a unique and utterly indispensable guide to successfully coping with and thriving in today's military.

The Ultimate Interactive Basic Training Workbook is a comprehensive interactive guide crafted especially for today's recruit (any branch, male or female). When used together with Volkin's original guidebook, the Workbook provides every recruit with the inside knowledge of basic training he/she needs to not only survive, but thrive in the military.

This remarkable cutting-edge book includes interactive games, multiple choice and true/false questions, short answer, word association games, flash cards you cut out and use to enhance memory and recall, and much more.

Is this really an interactive book? You bet! Everyone who purchases this title will be allowed entry into the special "Workbook" section of Sergeant Volkin's website, www.ultimatebasictraining.com. There, you will find additional in-depth answers and tips for every question asked in the book—and more!

Is Volkin's physical training program really indispensable? Absolutely! This workbook walks every reader through a comprehensive preparatory fitness program. As any recruit who has passed through basic training will tell you, there is a giant difference between "civilian fit" and "military fit." Sergeant Volkin's book has the charts, tables, photos, and graphs you need every step of the way to get yourself "military fit" and ready for boot camp.

Follow Volkin's program page by page, and his books will pay for themselves over and over again with the peace of mind they provide you. Knowledge is power, and stepping off the bus and into boot camp armed with everything you need to know will give you an enormous advantage over most of the other recruits.

The Ultimate Interactive Basic Training Workbook was written by a soldier for men and women who want to become soldiers... exceptional soldiers. No one should enter boot camp without having read and reread Sergeant Volkin's indispensable books.

Sgt. Michael Volkin

Sergeant Michael Volkin is a U.S. Army veteran. He served in Operation Enduring/Iraqi Freedom as a Chemical Operations Specialist and received an Army Commendation Medal for his efforts and for the fitness programs he designed to help his fellow soldiers. Read More...

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