What is the PYFP?
The Presidential Youth Fitness Program (PYFP), managed by the National Fitness Foundation, is the national model for fitness education and assessment in schools. ... The program provides schools with access to best practices, including: Training for physical educators. The national youth fitness assessment standards.
Does the Presidential fitness Award still exist?
The original Presidential Physical Fitness Award began in 1966. Over the years the program has recognized the fitness activities of millions of youth. Now called the President's Challenge, it includes four separate programs, which are detailed below. The awards program was terminated on June 30, 2018.
What are the requirements for the Presidential physical fitness Award?
What Was the Presidential Physical Fitness Test?
- sit-ups (timed for one minute)
- push-ups (as many as possible without resting)
- pull-ups (as many as possible) or flexed arm hang (as long as possible)
- a 30-foot “shuttle run”
- the “V-seat reach” (to gauge flexibility)
- a one-mile run.
What age is the Presidential Fitness Test for?
Ages 6 and Older: Presidential Active Lifestyle Award (PALA+) The Presidential Active Lifestyle Award can be used in conjunction with or as an alternative to recognizing fitness. How it works: Identify the 8-week period in which your PALA+ challenge will run.