PHYSICAL FITNESS STANDARDS
ANYTHING (WORTH HAVING) ISN’T EASY TO GET!
“Do You Have What It Takes”
In the business of executive protection, an agents level of physical fitness can mean the difference between life or death. That being said, it is vital that protection agents maintain a high level of physical fitness so that they can operate effectively when on duty.
On the morning of the second day of training, students are given a Physical Fitness Evaluation to evaluate their current level of fitness. Each morning during training, students will participate in Physical Fitness. THIS IS A MANDATORY PASS OR FAIL EVENT. STUDENTS ARE EXPECTED TO WORKOUT BEFORE COMING TO THIS TRAINING and prepare to push themselves beyond the standard and give their all for themselves and their team! This is a high energy event and students are encouraged to prepare for this event. A safety briefing will be given prior to this event to address any medical issues or physical limitations that any student may have.
NOTE: IF YOU DO NOT PASS THE PHYSICAL FITNESS EVALUATION, YOU WILL NOT GRADUATE WITH YOUR CLASS. YOU WILL BE GIVEN SEVERAL OPPORTUNITIES TO RETAKE YOUR PT TEST, IN ORDER TO PASS. THERE ARE NO EXCEPTIONS. IF YOU DO NOT PASS THE PT STANDARDS BY THE END OF THE COURSE-YOU WILL STILL BE ABLE TO GRADUATE WITH YOUR CLASS, HOWEVER, YOUR EPS CREDENTIALS AND CERTIFICATES WILL BE WITHHELD BY THE PHALANX ACADEMY UNTIL THE PT STANDARDS ARE MET. DOCUMENTS WILL THEN BE SHIPPED AND AWARDED TO THE STUDENT.
STANDARDS TO MEET
- 50 Jumping Jacks
- 40 Push-ups in 2 minutes or less
- 40 Sit-ups in 2 minutes or less
- Park Run (Around Park One Time)
- 50 Yard Fireman’s Carry
- 50 Yard Buddy Drag
- 50 Yard Crab Walk
- 50 Yard Duck Walk
- 50 Yard Wheel Barrel
This event is demanding and designed to give the student an idea of where his/her fitness level is, and to make necessary improvements if needed. Students are encouraged to prepare for their fitness evaluation by training on their own before attending this training. The student and team that scores the highest will receive special recognition during the graduation and award ceremony.
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