Commando Spirit

I'm very pleased to support the Commando Spirit Appeal for the Royal Marines Charitable Trust Fund (the RMCTF). At the heart of the appeal are the Commando Spirit Series of challenges that give you the chance to test your mettle against challenges that mirror the real life tests Royal Marine Commandos experience during their training to gain their green beret. If you would like to take on a challenge that will test your Commando Spirit, why not find out more...

If you would like to find out how Commando training can help you whatever challenges you face, take a look at these lessons for life:
  1. Slow is smooth, smooth is fast
  2. Take risks early
  3. 12 pence - the price of humility
  4. Initiation ceremonies - how to welcome new recruits
  5. How to boost team performance without increasing costs
  6. How a crisis can help a team to bond
  7. Reputation management - are you cherishing your integrity?
  8. Spoof - a training tool for cool, calm leadership through uncertainty
  9. Too much explosive - a maths lesson from No. 3 Commando
  10. The darkest hour is just before the dawn
  11. Even superheroes need teammates
  12. Leadership as storytelling - how narratives bond teams
  13. Sharing a joke - the vital role of humour in a team
  14. Feeback and adaptable teaching boost Commando performance
In training, every Royal Marine learns that Commando Spirit consists of
As a group, Royal Marines are expected to display
  • Unity
  • Adaptability
  • Humility
  • Professional standards
  • Fortitude
  • Humour