Physical Screening Test (PST) Description

Enlisted Physical Screening Test (PST) Description

REF: (a) MILPERSMAN 1220-150

I. Overview:

a. The physical screening test is designed to assess the applicant’s physical ability to undergo initial training. The test will be administered exactly as indicated. No waiver will be granted for failure to successfully complete the physical screening test.

b. The run/swim times and push-up/sit-up/pull-up standards are minimum standards only. Maximum effort is required for all exercises and will be reported on the physical fitness screening test form submitted with your application.


a. 500-yard swim using breast and/or sidestroke  in under 12 minutes and 30 seconds

10-minute rest

b. Perform a minimum of 42 push-ups in 2 minutes

2-minute rest

c. Perform a minimum of 50 sit-ups in 2 minutes

2-minute rest

d. Perform a minimum of 6 pull-ups (no time limit)

10-minute rest

e. Run 1 ½ miles wearing boots and long pants in under 11 minutes and 30 seconds.

SOURCE: Official U.S. Navy SEAL Information Web Site

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