Changes to ACFT – Standards by MOS Update – OCT FY20

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NEW UPDATED – FY 2020 OCT 1 – Standards by MOS – Category Standards

 6 BIGGEST Changes to the ACFT Event Standards

  1. Deadlift 

    1. Max and Min standards will stay the same for most part EXCEPT…
    2. Black & Grey standards for “Significant” and “Heavy” MOS moved up 20 pounds
  2. Standing Power Throw

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    1. Maximum moved from 13.5 Meters to 12.5 Meters
    2. Heavy” physical demand has been LOWERED 1/2 a meter to 8.0 Meters
  3. Hand-Release Push-ups

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    ACFT Events – Hand Release Push Up 2
    • It is NOW the T-Push UP…  Yes it is Official!!! No more Hand Release Push Ups
    • Now you only have to do 60 T-Push Ups to max out
      • Old max-out score was 70 (Hand-Release) Push Ups
  4. The Sprint-Drag-Carry

    1. Yep!  It got harder
    2. If you want to MAX-OUT the SDC you need to finish it under 1:33
    3. Minimum score dropped down 35 seconds.  
  5. Leg Tuck
    1. Same ol’… Same ol’
    2. 20 reps = max
    3. 1 reps = pass
  6. The 2-mile run

    1. THANK GOD!!! They finally realized 2 Mile times would drop
      1. The new MAX is 45 seconds slower = 13:30.
      2. The bare minimum went from 21:07 to 21:00.


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