Combat School

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  • 2009
  • 1 Season
  • 8.5  (36)

Combat School is a reality TV show that aired on Entertainment One in 2009. The show consists of 10 contestants who are sent to a military-style boot camp to undergo grueling physical and mental training. The contestants are put through a series of challenges and tasks that test their mental and physical abilities, with the ultimate goal of producing the best soldier.

The series is split into five episodes, with each episode taking three days to film. In each episode, the contestants are put through a different set of tasks and challenges designed to improve their physical fitness, endurance, and tactical knowledge. These tasks range from obstacle courses and endurance runs to tactical scenarios and combat training.

In the first episode, the contestants arrive at the boot camp and are introduced to their drill instructors, who will be responsible for their training. The instructors are tough and demanding, pushing the contestants to their limits in order to prepare them for the challenges ahead. From the very beginning, the contestants are put through brutal physical workouts, made to crawl through mud and under barbed wire, and run long distances carrying heavy weights.

The second episode focuses on weapons training, where the contestants are taught how to handle various firearms and other weapons. They are put through mock scenarios where they have to use their newly-acquired skills to take down targets and protect their fellow soldiers. This episode also includes a grueling night exercise where the contestants are sent on a reconnaissance mission in the dark, testing their abilities to navigate and operate under low-light conditions.

In the third episode, the contestants are put through a series of tactical exercises designed to simulate real-life combat scenarios. These include urban warfare drills, close-quarters combat, and hostage rescue. Throughout these exercises, the contestants must work as a unit to overcome the challenges, demonstrating their ability to communicate, coordinate, and follow orders.

The fourth episode sees the contestants engage in physical challenges designed to test their strength, stamina, and mental toughness. These include carrying heavy logs and tires over long distances, scaling walls, and completing a grueling obstacle course. The contestants are pushed to their limits, with many of them struggling to keep up with the pace.

The final episode is the culmination of the entire series, where the contestants are put through a simulated combat mission to test their abilities. They must navigate through a hostile environment, encountering obstacles and enemy combatants along the way. The contestants must use all the skills and knowledge they have acquired throughout the training to successfully complete the mission.

Throughout the series, the contestants are evaluated by the drill instructors and military experts, who provide feedback on their progress and performance. The contestants are also rated on various criteria such as physical fitness, tactical knowledge, and leadership abilities. At the end of the series, one contestant is declared the winner and awarded a cash prize.

Overall, Combat School is a thrilling and intense reality TV show that offers a glimpse into the world of military training. The challenges are grueling and demanding, and the contestants are pushed to their limits both physically and mentally. The show provides a fascinating insight into the world of soldiering, and the skills and abilities required to become an effective soldier.

Combat School is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (6 episodes). The series first aired on March 10, 2009.

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Trial by Fire
6. Trial by Fire
April 14, 2009
After months of demanding training, the 'battle-ready' troops of 1 Platoon, Mike Company, 3rd Battalion, Royal Canadian Regiment finally arrive in Afghanistan - their home for the next six months.
Ready or Not
5. Ready or Not
April 7, 2009
When 1 Platoon tries to protect a disabled helicopter, Warrant Rhodenizer - commanding the platoon in Captain Cox's absence - is "critically injured" by shrapnel.
Hidden Enemies
4. Hidden Enemies
March 31, 2009
Without their leader, Captain Cox, 1 Platoon is assigned to a remote forward operating base for guard duty.
A Virtual War
3. A Virtual War
March 24, 2009
After intense training in Texas, 1 Platoon returns home with change in the air. The soldiers move to the Canadian Manoeuvre Training Centre in Wainwright, Alberta for the most realistic, complex and technologically advanced combat training in the world.
Who Here Wants to Die?
2. Who Here Wants to Die?
March 17, 2009
With the reality that 1 Platoon is further behind in training than any other platoon at Fort Bliss, company commander Oberwarth does not mince words to get them motivated.
One Platoon
1. One Platoon
March 10, 2009
Forty men and women from 1 Platoon, Mike Company, 3rd Battalion, Royal Canadian Regiment begins mission-specific training for the most intense combat situation any of them have ever faced.
Where to Watch Combat School
Combat School is available for streaming on the Entertainment One website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Combat School on demand at Amazon Prime.
  • Premiere Date
    March 10, 2009
  • IMDB Rating
    8.5  (36)