NHL 70-80% Bench Press Test

The NHL Bench Press Test 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) at a set cadence. This test was once used for the NHL combine (they now use a maximum power bench press test).

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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