SAF soldiers' IPPT likely to change; push-ups added and run set at 3.2km

SAF soldiers' IPPT likely to change; push-ups added and run set at 3.2km
Servicemen would likely welcome the scrapping of the standing broad jump (above). A good number of them fail the station and have to undergo remedial training.

Key changes are expected to include the scrapping of the standing broad jump station and adding push-ups as a testing criterion, The Straits Times has learnt.


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Assistant Chief of the General Staff (Training) Colonel Ng Ying Thong told AsiaOne: "The Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) constantly reviews its training system to stay relevant. The current Individual Physical Proficiency Test (IPPT) remains the test protocol for individual physical fitness in the SAF."

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