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Parachute Regiment Fitness Requirements
Male Only Pull Up Test - You will be expected to perform Swimming Test Bleep Test Level 10.2 up to 10 pull ups / chin ups. If you fail this test you Tread water for Sit-Ups 50 in two minutes may be able to make up for it by performing well 2 minutes, or be Press-Ups 44 in two minutes and showing determination in other tests. taught to swim. Static Lift You need to lift up a power bag by its handles and place it on a surface 1.45 Metres tall. They vary in weight between 20kg and 40kg. The weight you lift will depend on the job you have applied for. Jerry Can Test You have to carry two 20kg water containers over a set course of between 30 and 120 metres, depending on which job you are applying for. Complete the course in two minutes or less. 1.5mile Run A timed run over a fixed distance. The course is on level ground and on a good running surface. You will be required to complete this run in under 9 minutes 45 seconds. The 1.5mile best effort run is performed straight after a squadded 1.5 mile familiarisation jog of the running route, usually completed in under 15 minutes.
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