Monday, November 23, 2009

Marine Corps PFT

The Marine Corps PFT is a semi-annual analysis, which is conducted in green-on-green T-shirt and shorts, socks, and running shoes.

The green-on-green sweat suit could be utilized in winter climates. Gloves could also be worn. The PFT has three events, pull-ups ( Flexed-Arm Hang for females ), abdominal crunches, and a 3-mile run. All PFT events will be conducted in a single session, not to surpass two hours in duration.

Movement of Marines from one event to the subsequent should permit satisfactory time to recover, stretch, and drink water. Pull-ups This event isn't timed, your score is set by how many pull-ups you can complete before dropping off the bar. This event is male Marines only. Flexed-Arm Hang This event is timed, your score relies on how long you can hang maintaining elbow flexion. This event is for female Marines. Crunches Your score is set by the quantity of crunches you can do in the 2-minute cutoff point. 3-Mile Run This event is timed, and your score is set by how long it takes to finish the run. To pass the annual fitness test, you should perform the minimum sufficient performance requirements shown in the chart below. In addition, you've got to have enough overall points towards meet the third class fitness wants.

Fitness Requirements for Each PFT Event (Males)
Age Pull-Ups Crunches 3-Mile Run
17-26 3 50 28:00
27-39 3 45 29:00
40-45 3 45 30:00
46+ 3 40 33:00

Fitness Requirements for Each PFT Event (Females)
Age Flexed-Arm Hang Crunches 3-Mile Run
17-26 15 Seconds 50 31:00
27-39 15 Seconds 45 32:00
40-45 15 Seconds 45 33:00
46+ 15 Seconds 40 36:00

Marine Corps PFT Classification Scores (Both Male and Female)
Class Age 17-26 Age 27-39 Age 40-45 Age 46+
1st 225 200 175 150
2nd 175 150 125 100
3rd 135 110 88 65