We will complete your fitness assessment in accordance with the WA Police Force Academy requirements.
Each assessment will be supervised by one of our qualified Trainers
WHAT IS IN YOUR ASSESSMENT
Speed & Agility / Change of Direction / Mobility
Abdominal / Core Strength / Lower Back Mobility
Upper Body Strength / Endurance / Core Strength
Bag Lift and Carry
Lower Body & Upper Body Strength / Core Strength
Cardiovascular Fitness / Physical Efficiency
LETS BREAK EACH SECTION DOWN
1. Modified Illinois Agility Test
The modified illinois agility test is a maximal capacity test used to assess your ability to change direction under speed. It requires the applicant to move their body in space accurately and rapidly via changes of speed and direction within a horizontal plane.
2. Abdominal Strength Test/ Sit-up
The abdominal strength test requires the applicant to lie on the floor on their back with both arms crossed over the chest with hands in contact with the shoulders. The knees must be raised up to an angle of approximately 90 degrees, keeping both feet flat on the
4. Grip Strength
An adjustable dynamometer is used to measure grip strength. The individual, using a hammer grip, will grip the apparatus commencing with their dominant hand and then progressing to their non-dominant hand. The arm stays by their side with a 90 degree bend at the elbow. The applicant squeezes as hard as possible for approximately 3 seconds.
5. Bag lift and carry (35kg)
Applicants are required to lift a 35kg aqua bag with correct lifting technique. Once they have lifted the bag they are to walk with it at hip height for a distance of 20 metres and place it safely on a table approximately 70cm in height. The applicant is only allowed to walk with the bag.
6. Beep Test
The beep test is a test designed to assess cardiovascular fitness. This exercise is
carried out on a flat, non-slip surface between two lines 20 metres apart. Applicants are required to run between the markers in time with a CD or iPod. See diagram.