How to Join the Special Air Service is an insight into the selection process for world’s most elite fighting force. The roles of the British Army’s special forces unit, the 22nd Special Air Service, include counter-terrorism and reconnaissance. The SAS is one of the worlds most renowned and respected special forces regiments. This guide gives a unique insight into what candidates go through during the intense SAS selection process. Includes information about the SAS, how candidates are assessed, what the selection process involves, insider tips on how to pass selection, map reading and compass skils, fitness preparation, getting to know the terrain used for selection, learning to map read competently, finding your way without a compass, clothing and personal protection, mental preparation and preparing for route selection.