Physical Fitness for Careers in Public Safety
Chabot College offers physical activity courses specific to
the needs of today’s first responders. All courses address fitness development,
nutrition, stress management and injury prevention. Training venues include the
Fitness Center, Strength Center, pool, track, and the Chabot College Confidence
Course. All interested students are welcome.
Law Enforcement Conditioning, Physical fitness for Law Enforcement
Classes emphasize a
comprehensive approach to job-specific training for today’s sworn enforcement
personnel. Appropriate for the Administration of Justice student as well the
incumbent public safety officer. Training is focused on aerobic and sprint
conditioning, development of power, muscular strength/ endurance, agility and
dexterity. Discussion of lifetime fitness principles includes weight and stress
management, fitness program design, nutritional guidelines, and injury
prevention. All experience levels welcome.
Fire Technology Conditioning
course is a requirement for Firefighter I certification and is of particular
interest to Fire Technology students, Fire Explorers and incumbent firefighters.
Skill development includes aerobic fitness, power development, agility training,
knots, and ladder evolutions.
Course attendance is highly recommended prior to
enrollment in the Chabot Fire Academy. All skill levels welcome.
Intermediate Fire Technology Conditioning
Designed for the Chabot Fire Academy
graduate, alumni of Fire Technology Conditioning and current fire service
officers. Team-oriented skills, aerobic development, muscular strength and
endurance and agility are emphasized, with attention to lifetime fitness
principles. No pre-requisite, but successful completion of Fire Technology
Conditioning is highly recommended.
911 Fitness Challenge
Training for all branches of Public Safety
service in an intense, four-day per week, eight (8) week boot-camp format.
Designed for maximum impact on physical fitness and skills development. Offered
during Summer Session. The Fitness Challenge is popular with students,
incumbents and military personnel.
Public Safety Fitness,
Fitness for the First Responder
This course is a preparatory fitness class for all branches of
Public Safety service. Students and incumbents receive training in
cardiovascular fitness, anaerobic development, agility, muscular strength and
endurance with an emphasis on fundamentals. May be offered by arrangement for
groups of 20 or more.
Chabot College Confidence Course
The Confidence Course
is a nine-element, on-campus training venue based upon obstacle courses designed
and used by the Los Angeles Police Department and the San Jose Police
Department. All Public Safety physical fitness classes utilize the Confidence
Course. It is also available by prior arrangement to groups for training and
testing. Local SWAT teams, canine units, and athletic teams have undertaken the
Confidence Course challenge.
further information on the Public Safety Fitness courses, to arrange a fitness
class for your group, or to reserve the Confidence Course, contact:
Mary Pastore, Instructor
(510) 723-7480 office
(510) 220-1474 cellular