How about:paracowboy said:negative reinforcement = physical punishment
positive reinforcement = no punishment.
Exactly! That's what I meant by my post.medicineman said:As one of the dudes/ettes said - they aren't punishment, they just make you stronger. Hence the term corrective training - they are correcting an upper body strength/endurance problem and improving blood flow to the brain, therefore making the person more awake and hopefully in tune with what they are supposed to be doing. ;D
redleafjumper said:Pack drill went out a long time ago, because it is abuse, pure and simple. To see it merely 20 years ago in Canada was a real shock.
GO!!! said:Pack drill is still alive and well, the unfortunates on defaulters do it every night... what do you mean by "went out" ?
redleafjumper said:having someone run in circles, usually around a parade square with his rifle and a rucksack weighted down with 50lbs or so of rocks, until they fall down.