• Bootcamp (BC)

    by AlphaWolf & Co.

    Quick Definition: An often rigorous training event whereby students undergo activities that are designed to develop their pickup skills.

    Full Definition:

    The term Bootcamp originates from the training classes of the US Marine Corps/US Navy that are known for their rigorous and difficult training.

    A typical pickup Bootcamp offers a combination of classroom instruction, exercises, and real world practice over the course of several days, although their duration can range from a few hours to several weeks. Bootcamps are offered by numerous pickup companies. They range in cost from several hundred to several thousand dollars.

    Mystery and Juggler were the first teachers to offer “in-field Bootcamps,” where students witness demonstrations from their instructors and then practice their techniques in-field. This Bootcamp format has since become the norm, although some companies continue to offer seminars that consist only of classroom lectures.

    Bootcamps are usually held in a high traffic, target rich locations such as dance clubs or crowded bars. This is the most likely place for PUAs to approach and learn from multiple sets in a short period of time. Due to the high number of targets, they are great places to practice (and for AFCs to crash and burn and develop strategies for overcoming AA).

    Related Terms: Pickup Company, AFC, Field, Target Rich

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    Dirk Diggler February 10, 2011 - 8:42 am

    Bootcamps are AMAZING!!!

    its very hard to go out and learn all of this stuff on your own. so to get 1 on 1 training with a person who had once stood in your shoes and can relate to the emotions and fear’s that you are going through could not get any better.

    Granted they are expensive, but as i dont make much money, a strategy i did was every week i would put away 50$. in less than a year, you will have enough to get your ticket to becoming a true PUA without struggling financially.

    Dirk Diggler February 10, 2011 - 8:46 am

    1 very important advice if you are going to a boot camp.


    casual February 10, 2011 - 9:35 am

    Yeah, bootcamps and personal coaching are great ways to improve your game. Just remember that it’s going to take more than just a single bootcamp to really learn this stuff– you need to have a plan for working on this skillset longterm.

    And a PUA should always have condoms with them ;)

    big cat November 22, 2012 - 10:17 pm

    a real pua rides bareback

    alphawolf November 23, 2012 - 12:04 pm

    lol. Use protection man


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