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To score well on the Army Combat Fitness Test (ACFT), you'll need more than just aerobic endurance.  Unlike the APFT, the ACFT also requires strength, power, stability, agility, and coordination.  Training for this test will require deliberate training efforts to develop comprehensive fitness.  Training For 600 has all the tools, tips, and training knowledge you'll need to perform your best.

What are the minimum and maximum scores for each ACFT event? Click here

If you're a first-time visitor or new to the Army Combat Fitness Test (ACFT), the User Guide is a great place to start!

Looking for tips on ACFT training and how to improve your score? Click Here

New ACFT Scoring Scales

What are the minimum and maximum scores for each ACFT event?

(The following is for males 17-21 - use the calculator or reference above for more)

  • 3RM Maximum Deadlift (MDL) - Min: 140lbs  Max: 340lbs

  • Standing Power Throw (SPT) - Min: 6m  Max: 12.6m

  • Hand-Release Push-Up (HRPU) - Min: 10  Max: 57

  • Sprint-Drag-Carry (SDC) - Min: 2:28  Max: 1:29

  • Plank hold (PLK)  - Min: 1:30  Max: 3:40

  • 2-Mile Run (2MR) - Min: 22:00  Max: 13:22

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Helpful ACFT Links

ACFT Calculator

Implementation Timeline

Event Descriptions

Frequently Asked Questions

ACFT-related Army Publications

Min/Max Quick Reference

For the official listing of ACFT equipment requirements, click here.

Blog Posts

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