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Cadet Physical Fitness Test

The Cadet Physical Fitness Test (CPFT) is a 3 event test that consists of a 2 minute hand release push up event, 2 minute crunch or max plank hold event, and a 1.5 mile run.   

*As of Fall 2021, the CPFT will include the Army standard Hand Release Push-up and the max hold plank event for all cadets.*

Please use this link to review the technique and standards for the Army's Hand Release Push Up.

Follow the links here to find the full scoring charts for all 3 eventsHPU,  Plank,  1.5 mile run 


The minimal scores required to pass each event are listed below:  

 CPFT score chart



Cadets must take the CPFT with their Battalion.

If you will not be here for your CPFT, you must take the CPFT BEFORE you depart.

If there is no scheduled CPFT before you depart you must coordinate with your Physical Readiness Officer BEFORE you leave.

Failure to take the CPFT on your scheduled date WITHOUT PRIOR COORDINATION will result in a "No Show"

 There are Special Requirments needed to take a make up CPFT.  See your Company Athletic Officer for details. 





















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