AROTC Pft scores-female?

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  1. robinhood17

    robinhood17 USMA Cadet

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    Hi. took my pft yesterday...how do these scores hold up?

    Mile: 7:07
    pushups:47
    Situps: 53

    Thanks in advance!
     
  2. dunninla

    dunninla Member

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    Per this link:

    http://usmilitary.about.com/od/army/l/blfitfem17to21.htm

    - Pushups: 100 points, max score.
    - Situps: 60 pts, 1 point above failure, if done for 2 minutes. If done for one minute, there is no way to know how many you would have done in two minutes, but probably a high score.
    - 1 Mile run: this is not part of APFT, only the 2 mile run is. I would suspect though that if you are at 7:07 for a mile, you would probably above 90 points if you ran for 2 miles -- this assumes a 7:07 first mile and a 9:00 second mile.

    I assume the President's Physical Fitness test has % scores, but it doesn't really matter since the Army has its own standards, which are shown in my link.

    Oh, another VERY important thing: 90% of people taking the PFT do the pushups in a way that would not count as Army regulation pushups. In army, the upper arm must bend past 90 degrees, and the elbows must point straight back... the only way to do this is for the hands to be shoulder length apart, not way out wide where it is much easier to do a pushup. Also, the sternum (bone over the heart), doing the pushup properly, will come within 3" of hitting the ground. The whole body also must be kept in a rigid straight line, and not with the butt way up in the air, or sagging. All that to say your max score on pushups might actually end up being a middle of the road score if you're doing "easy" pushups to get to that score now.
     
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  3. robinhood17

    robinhood17 USMA Cadet

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    Thank you for the score posting.

    For the pft it is one minute trials for both pushups/situps.

    Unfortunately ( :smile: ) I come from a military family...and although my cross country coach proctored the test, you can bet your bottom dollar my father ( chief in the AF) was there to put his fist on the ground and yell "that's not low enough! break the plane!" have to love his encouraging words...though I cannot lie and tell myself all 47 push ups were dress-right-dress.

    Thank you for your advice, as I was unaware of how the pft was scored/what scores are "good" versus the actual PFT for ROTC cadets.
     
  4. dunninla

    dunninla Member

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    OK, based on what you replied, I'd say you'd be well into the top 10% of ROTC female cadets entering college, with an APFT (extrapolating your 1 minute scores into 2 minute scores) of 270+ (out of 300). I would also venture to say that by your MSII (sophomore) year, you'd be bumping up against 290+, and that by LDAC (summer after Junior year) you'd be at 300.
     
  5. Aglahad

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    If you can keep that mile pace for 2 miles and improve your core for sit-ups you could easily be top 5-10% of females. LDAC grading is pretty touch when it comes to push-ups and to an extent sit ups (I saw people lose more sit-ups than push-ups in some cases).
     
  6. clarksonarmy

    clarksonarmy Recruiting Operations Officer at Clarkson Army

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    first off, there is no score for the PFT. If you apply your reps for pushups to the APFT scoring table you will know about what you will score when you finally take the APFT. You are also only required to do curlups for the PFT, so unless you did full situps, no really way to apply these to the APFT scoring. Run looks good.
     

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