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    Well this is confusing www.raf.mod.uk/careers/canijoin/fitness.cfm
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    (Original post by Perryguy)
    Well this is confusing www.raf.mod.uk/careers/canijoin/fitness.cfm
    What's confusing? You need to perform to x standard on your PJFT and then to another standard when on RTC.

    Those standards are very clearly labeled. Look at your age group and then you can see what bleep test score you require and what amount of press ups and sit ups you require.
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    (Original post by Drewski)
    What's confusing? You need to perform to x standard on your PJFT and then to another standard when on RTC.

    Those standards are very clearly labeled. Look at your age group and then you can see what bleep test score you require and what amount of press ups and sit ups you require.
    The confusion comes from various RAF sources saying different things. One says you need to complete 70% of push ups and press ups. While that link says 100%. Not a really a problem.
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    No idea where I saw 9.02 haha. I'm sure it'll be easy enough. Got another few month aswell to improve.


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    (Original post by Perryguy)
    The confusion comes from various RAF sources saying different things. One says you need to complete 70% of push ups and press ups. While that link says 100%. Not a really a problem.
    Look at the headings for each chart.

    One is the SFT - the Selection Fitness Test - the test you must take when going through the selection process.
    One is the PJFT - the Pre-Joining Fitness Test - the test you take when getting ready for a place at Halton.
    One is the RTC fitness test - the test you'll take when actually at Halton.

    There are different requirements for each stage, that is why there are different charts.
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    (Original post by Drewski)
    Look at the headings for each chart.

    One is the SFT - the Selection Fitness Test - the test you must take when going through the selection process.
    One is the PJFT - the Pre-Joining Fitness Test - the test you take when getting ready for a place at Halton.
    One is the RTC fitness test - the test you'll take when actually at Halton.

    There are different requirements for each stage, that is why there are different charts.
    No sorry, my bad. The different between this link http://www.raf.mod.uk/careers/applic...women_pjft.cfm and this link www.raf.mod.uk/careers/canijoin/fitness.cfm
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    (Original post by Perryguy)
    No sorry, my bad. The different between this link http://www.raf.mod.uk/careers/applic...women_pjft.cfm and this link www.raf.mod.uk/careers/canijoin/fitness.cfm
    Not sure where your confusion lies. One page lists all the different permutations, one page deals with just one area.

    Nobody should be aiming 'for the minimum' anyway, so the lower end of the score is largely irrelevant. Get as fit as you can and pass as best you can.
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    Never mind mate. Just there are discrepancies between the PRTC sections.
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    (Original post by Perryguy)
    Never mind mate. Just there are discrepancies between the PRTC sections.
    The bleep test levels and press ups/sit ups are identical.
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    Yeah but it's this;
    Link 1 100% RAFFT Pass 70% RAFFT Pass 70% RAFFT Pass
    Link 2 100%RAFFTPass 100% RAFFT Pass 100%RAFFTPass
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    (Original post by Perryguy)
    Yeah but it's this;
    Link 1 100% RAFFT Pass 70% RAFFT Pass 70% RAFFT Pass
    Link 2 100%RAFFTPass 100% RAFFT Pass 100%RAFFTPass
    Ignore it. The minimum levels you need to get are the same across both charts. And, as I said, nobody should be aiming to scrape through on the minimum. If it says you need to get to 9.10, then train to hit 11. If it says you need to do 20 press ups, train yourself to do double.

    Not rocket science.
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    (Original post by Perryguy)
    When it comes to the RAF all Airmen require the same basic level of fitness.
    No doubt. Point is that the minimum requirement should be well within easy reach and one shouldn't worry too much. If anything, post-Halton, it's likely that one will enter the culture of a waistline expanding ever outward.
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    This http://img.thesun.co.uk/aidemitlum/a...80_612344a.jpg

    LOL at me for getting a warning for posting a picture of Borat.
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    I know they tell you what the minimum speed you have to run at in your fitness test to pass! But does anybody know what speed it is? I train outside and I'm planning on doing my first times treadmill run.... I was told it's like 7.5 miles per hour or something but correct me if I'm wrong


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    (Original post by Rhys_Mayes)
    I know they tell you what the minimum speed you have to run at in your fitness test to pass! But does anybody know what speed it is? I train outside and I'm planning on doing my first times treadmill run.... I was told it's like 7.5 miles per hour or something but correct me if I'm wrong


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    The absolute minimum speed necessarily to complete the distance in 11.11 minutes is 13KM/HR or just over 8MPH. Obviously, it is in your best interest to exceed this minimum.

    To give you an idea, I started my own run at no slower than 14.5KM/HR or 10MPH, and sped up from there.
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    Ah that does not seem that bad , use to be soooo unfit but dragged my self out the door every day for like a month and recorded my best 1.5 mile time today at 8.45 so that doesn't sound to bad


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    You'll piss it with that score lol. But remember it's not competitive, when I did mine the girl who stood with me just said put it on 13.5km if you just want the pass, and I did it in 10:44. Also there was only a minute rest after the run till the push-ups and no rest at all between push-ups and sit-ups. So don't feel the need to go all out on the run and waste ya energy! Unless you can easy do all the push-ups n sit-ups aswell as a fast run!


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    Yeah I used to be athletic then stopped and got fat! But found it easy to get back into and now I'm smashing my pub every time I go out and I can do 50 of each easy enough... Ill probably just look for a 10 minute run time in the PJFT


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    I need to up my scored abit for prtc. Specially the sit-ups.


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    Just called the RAF. My PRTC date is 4th of March
 
 
 
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