30 Jun '14, 11am

Fix the PT test: Former PT leader creates new scoring: He's done the calculations. He's gotten posit... #airforce

Fix the PT test: Former PT leader creates new scoring: He's done the calculations. He's gotten posit... #airforce

He’s done the calculations. He’s gotten positivefeedback from fellow airmen. And now Staff Sgt. Darius Boscarino wants to take his PT test Air Force- wide — and eventually to all services. Boscarino, stationed at Fort Gordon, Georgia, with the Air Force’s 480th Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Wing, has been developing his test for the past three years. A former physical training leader, he’s seen how airmen focus more on training to pass the annual test than on training to be fit. In July, the Air Force will review Boscarino’s proposed fitness test. “The Air Force has made the test really easy to pass [with 75 points], and really difficult to get a [maximum] 100,” Boscarino told Air Force Times. “[The Air Force] requires us to do our own PT. But do all airmen do their own PT? Some run every day. Others don’t get training until they know they have a PT test co...

Full article: http://www.airforcetimes.com/article/20140630/NEWS/306300013

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