NHL Bench Press Test

The maximum bench press test as used for the NHL combine is an upper body muscular strength endurance test. Participants perform the maximum number of bench press movements at 70-80% of their body weight (pre-dertermined).

Body Weight (lbs) Test Weight Performed (lbs.)
154 and below 120
155-164 130
165-174 135
175-184 145
185-194 150
195-204 160
205-214 170
215-224 175
225-234 185
235 and above 195

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