Push Up Challenge Capital QBs Quarterback Training Ottawa

Push Up Challenge

In the quest to identify the “complete” quarterback, physical strength is as crucial as technical skill and mental agility. Strength is a fundamental attribute that contributes significantly to a quarterback’s overall performance, affecting everything from throwing power to resilience against physical challenges on the field.

Push-Up Challenge (40 Points Total)

  • Objective: Perform as many push-ups as possible within the time limit to demonstrate upper body strength and endurance.
  • Time Limit: 1 minute.
  • Method: Participants are required to do standard military-style push-ups. This involves keeping the back straight and lowering the body until the elbows reach a 90-degree angle before pushing back up.
  • Scoring System:
  • 0-20 Push-Ups: 10 points total.
  • 21-40 Push-Ups: 20 points total.
  • 41+ Push-Ups: 40 points total. Points are awarded based on the total number of push-ups completed within these ranges.
  • Rules:
  • Form: Participants must maintain a straight body line throughout the push-up.
  • Depth: The chest must come within two inches of the ground for each repetition to count.
  • Judging: A judge will be present to monitor form and count valid push-ups.
  • Rest Position: Participants may rest only in the “up” plank position; resting on the ground is not permitted.

This challenge is designed to assess the participants’ upper body strength and endurance, key components for a quarterback’s physical fitness. Proper form and technique are crucial for push-ups to be counted, ensuring a fair and standardized evaluation for all participants.