• Guilds / Classes

    Here on the forums, we're split up into Classes, or Guilds. The original idea came from the Real Life Role Playing: What is Your Profession article, and then has changed over the years. The current classes line up with the classes used in Steve's book, Level Up Your Life.

     

     

    You are not required to pick a class/guild. This is simply for fun :) If you don't know or don't want to pick, you're a REBEL. 

     

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    REBEL

    Everyone comes into the Rebellion and starts out as a REBEL. If you are just starting out and aren't sure, or don't want to pick a class, this is where you fall.

    * Example Activities: ANY

     

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    ASSASSIN

    Every building can be climbed, every gap can be jumped, every obstacle can be conquered. Assassins spend most of their time training with functional body-weight exercises, as that's usually the only thing they need to lift. Gymnasts and parkour enthusiasts would fit into this category.

    * Fictional example: Ezio Auditore (Assassin's Creed 2)

    * Real-world example: Kacy Catanzaro of American Ninja Warrior fame; Damien Walters, professional stuntman, gymnastics coach, and free-running professional

    *  Example Activities: Parkour, gymnastics, bodyweight strength

     

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    ADVENTURER

    Adventurers are brave souls who fear nothing and are always curious about what's over the next hill or across the ocean.

     

    They are often found working diligently with their allies to help ensure that every adventure leads down the correct path, exploring and learning for the sake of others.

     

    * Fictional example: Indiana Jones, Lara Croft (Tomb Raider)

    * Real-world example: Les Stroud (Survivorman); Lewis and Clark, explorers

    * Example Activities:  Hiking, Geocatching, Travel, Exploration, Rock Climbing, Cave Diving....

     

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    DRUID

    Druids spend a majority of their time training in the arts of yoga, tai chi, and other movement-based disciplines. Each movement has a purpose, and that purpose is to further improve the dexterity, agility, and strength of the druid.

     

    * Fictional example: Lady Galadriel (The Lord of the Rings)

    * Real-world example: Josh Waitzkin, Tai Chi Push Hands US champion and chess prodigy

    * Typical Activities: Yoga, Tai Chi, Meditation

     

     

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    MONK

     

    Monks can kick your ass with their fists and feet, and they can do it before you even know what's happened. Incredibly agile, lightning fast, and loaded with power, Monks specialize in martial arts to stay in shape and destroy the opposition.

     

    * Fictional example: Neo (The Matrix); Beatrix Kiddo aka Black Mamba (Kill Bill)

    * Real-world example: UFC fighters Georges St-Pierre and Ronda Rousey

    * Typical Activities: MMA, BJJ, Karate

     

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    RANGER

    A jack-of-all-trades, Rangers are well-equipped for any situation. You're good at strength training and pretty good at covering distances when required, but neither is a specialty.

    * Fictional example: Jon Snow (Game of Thrones), Katniss Everdeen (The Hunger Games)

    * Real-world example: Rich Froning Jr., four-time winner of the CrossFit Games

    * Typical Activities: CrossFit, General mixed training (running and lifting, for example)

     

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    SCOUT

    Built for distance and efficiency rather than strength and power, you can outlast any animal on the planet. Your muscles are designed with endurance in mind, and you can cover great distances whenever necessary.

     

    * Fictional example: Legolas of the Woodland Realm (The.Lord of the Rings)

    * Real-world example: Rita Jeptoo, Boston Marathon record holder; Jan Frodeno, 2008 Olympic gold medalist and 2015 Ironman champion

    * Typical Activities: Running, Swimming, Biking

     

     

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    WARRIOR

     

    You love the idea of getting stronger and more powerful. Every day is an opportunity to move heavy things or test yourself against others in competition and prove your might.

     

    * Fictional example: Thor of Asgard (The Avengers), Maximus Decimus Meridius (Gladiator), Brienne of Tarth (Game of Thrones)

    * Real-world example: Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson, who plays "The Mountain" on Game of Thrones

    * Typical Activities: Powerlifting, Weightlifting, Strongman Training



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