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January 25, 2016

In December 2015 the National Cadet Team published a draft CAPP 52-18 with a new model of fitness program for cadets.  This has generated a great deal of feedback which has been read with great interest.  We are now opening the program to interested units for beta testing.  We invite...

October 20, 2015

The shuttle run exercise from the Cadet Physical Fitness Test is discontinued effective 1 November 2015.  CAPR 52-16 and CAPP 52-18 have been updated to reflect this change.  Reports and other materials which reference the shuttle run will be updated over time. The National Cadet Team is in the middle...

March 8, 2012

Do you row to stay in shape? Now you can log your workouts for CAP's virtual rowing team! Create your free personal rowing logbook, receive inspiration and workout tips, and help Team Civil Air Patrol compete against other virtual teams online:

October 31, 2011

“The only thing my squadron does for physical fitness is the cadet physical fitness test (CPFT) once a month. We have a few cadets that fail the CPFT time after time, and it’s making them discouraged about staying in the cadet program. Besides the fitness test, what can my squadron...

March 10, 2011

We have seen an increase in the number of injuries when the cadets perform the shuttle run portion of the CPFT.  Please review the shuttle run guidelines to help ensure that the cadets remain safe while participating in this activity. Also, we have added video demonstrations on our fitness page. ...

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