Fitness Requirements

You will need to pass a NSCC Physical Readiness Test (PRT). Prepare yourself by having a good fitness routine. Below is a chart of the minimum physical fitness standards. Click here for a description of each exercise.

MINIMUM PHYSICAL FITNESS STANDARDS FOR MALE CADETS

AGEEXERCISE #1 SIT-UPS (1 MINUTE)EXERCISE #2 SIT & REACH (INCHES)EXERCISE #3 SHUTTLE RUN (SECONDS)EXERCISE #4 ONE-MILE RUN (MINUTES/SECONDS)EXERCISE #5 PUSH-UPS (NO TIME LIMIT)
1028+0.514.511:4012
1129+0.513.511:2514
1232+0.512.410:2215
1334+0.2512.29:4520
1436+0.511.99:3020
1538+1.011.79:1525
1640+1.011.49:0025
17/1840+1.011.48:4530

MINIMUM PHYSICAL FITNESS STANDARDS FOR FEMALE CADETS

AGEEXERCISE #1 SIT-UPS (1 MINUTE)EXERCISE #2 SIT & REACH (INCHES)EXERCISE #3 SHUTTLE RUN (SECONDS)EXERCISE #4 ONE-MILE RUN (MINUTES/SECONDS)EXERCISE #5 PUSH-UPS (NO TIME LIMIT)
1026+1.514.213.009
1128+1.513.412:427
1230+1.7512.912:245
1332+1.7513.112:157
1432+2.2513.212:007
1531+2.513.011:4510
1630+2.7512.912:1510
17/1829+2.7513.012:1512