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Join us in San Clemente, CA for SOCOM Athlete's 77th Hell Day event! "America's #1 Special Operations Prep Course"


Attention: Upon registration, students receive an email containing all pertinent event information.


Event instructors: Click here to read about your potential event instructors; Navy SEALs, Green Berets, Air Force PJs, Army Rangers, Special Tactics Officers, USMC Force Recon, and more


Hell Day Timeline:

  • Check-in, Equipment issued, & Introductions: 7:00AM-8:00 AM
  • Hell Day Fitness Test: 8:00-10:00 AM
  • Pool Evolutions: 10:00AM-12:00 PM
  • Land Evolutions: 12:00-7:00 PM 
  • Cleanup, Debrief, Closing Speeches: 7:00-8:00 PM


Personal Equipment List:

Please read the equipment list carefully:

The following items are MANDATORY:

  • Rucksack or Large Backpack (Rucksacks are available to borrow)
  • 2  All-Black Athletic T-Shirt or SOCOM Athlete T-Shirts (Small logos are authorized) 

  • 2 All-Black Athletic Shorts (Small logos are authorized)

  • Official ID (Driver’s License, Passport, CAC, Learner’s Permit, etc.)

  • 600-900 calories of Snacks (Quest Bar, Fruit, Beef Jerky, etc.)

  • 2 Gallon H20

  • ½ Gallon Gatorade/Powerade or Electrolyte Drink

  • 1 Pair Running shoes

  • 1 Pair Extra Shoes (Will Get Dirty)

    • May Bring Boots instead

  • 1 Towel

  • Cell Phone App for Note-taking

The following items are RECOMMENDED, but not mandatory:

  • Dive Mask

  • Swim Shorts

  • Athletic Watch w/ Timer Mode

  • Red Light Headlamp

  • Sunscreen 

  • Bug Spray

  • Extra Towel


Required Paperwork:  [ Attached via email upon registration ]

Note: A Medical Waiver/Assumption of risk form is disseminated upon registration. Must be at least 16 y/o to participate.

Note: A parental consent waiver is required for minors, and is disseminated upon registration.


Full Weekend Hell Day Mentorship Package:

Go beyond the Saturday Hell Day and join us for the full weekend of hands-on instruction and mentorship at the Friday and Sunday Development courses. Develop techniques, fundamentals, and conceptual learning from leading subject matter experts in the U.S. Special Operations community. For only $399, the Premium Hell Day Weekend Package provides over $700 in value to include the Friday & Sunday Development Courses, Meal Plan eBook, Workout Prep Program eBook, and SOCOM Athlete T-Shirt! 


Hotel/Lodging (Not included): Lodging is optional, and is not included in the cost; Rooms are pre-purchased by SOCOM Athlete, allowing candidates to register for lodging on our website at a lower rate.


What is Hell Day?

Got what it takes for a career in U.S. Special Operations? SOCOM Athlete Hell Day events are open to ages 16+, providing a safe & challenging day of immersive training in locations across the United States since 2018. SOCOM Athlete instructors include active duty Navy SEALs, Air Force PJs, Army Green Berets, and more. Instructors provide invaluable mentorship to students, teaching critical fundamentals, proper techniques, and providing expert training tips. Events take place at world-class training facilities, often taking students onto the finest U.S. military bases in America. The event includes a Fitness Test, Pool Training, Challenging Physical Evolutions, Rucking, Log PT, Team Problem Solving, and more.

Hell Day students are taught to work together as a team, where leadership & effective communication are paramount for success. Hell Day events aim to develop warrior-mindset and a "never-quit" attitude, all while building new friendships & memories of a lifetime with like-minded individuals. Many Hell Day students have gone on to accomplish their dreams of becoming Navy SEALs, USAF PJ,  Army Rangers, Green Berets, CCT, TACP, USMC Recon, and more. Will YOU be next? The journey starts here. "Send Me!"

Hell Day San Clemente, CA 2 DEC, 2023



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