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US Coast Guard Physical Fitness Test

The United States Coast Guard do not have a standardized fitness test assessment, though many units or specializations perform a Physical Fitness Test (PFT). See also testing procedures for the US Navy, US Marines and Navy Seals.

A common PFT includes the following

Coast Guard PFT standards

Event Male Female
Push-ups (60 sec) 29 15
Sit-ups (60 sec) 38 32
Run (1.5 mile) 12:51  15.26"
Sit and Reach 16.50 " 19.29"
Swim Circuit Test Tread water 5 minutes &
Jump off 5ft platform into pool, swim 100 meters

Specialist Tests - Airmen

Aspiring airmen have to pass a PT test: 50 push-ups, 60 sit-ups, 5 pull-ups, 5 chin-ups, a 1.5-mile run in less than 12 minutes, a 500m swim in less than 12 minutes, and four 25m lengths of the pool underwater.

The final test a U.S. Coast Guard airman must pass to become an Aviation Survival Technician (AST) is the Multi - which is short for Three-Man Multiple Rescue Scenario.

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