Definition of training post in US English:

training post

noun

  • An upright wooden stake, pole, or column used for training, especially as a target for striking in combat practice.

noun

  • 1Military. A fort, camp, etc., at which soldiers or other members of the armed forces are trained.

  • 2A job that prepares a person for a more senior or more specialized position; a traineeship.

Origin

Early 19th century; earliest use found in James Smith (1775–1839), writer and humorist. From training + post<br>mid 19th century. From training + post.

Pronunciation

training post

/ˈtreɪnɪŋ pəʊst/