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Short-Distance Sprint

The “Short-Distance Sprint” challenge in the Commanders Challenge is designed to mirror the real-game physical and reactive demands of the quarterback position, emphasizing the importance of quick acceleration and speed in football.

Short-Distance Sprint (50 Points Total)

  • Objective: Demonstrate explosive speed over a short distance of 15 yards.
  • Distance: 15 Yards.
  • Method: Participants will sprint from a stationary position, covering 15 yards as fast as possible. The sprint is timed between the start and finish of the digital speed gates.
  • Scoring System:
  • Under 2.2 seconds: 50 points
  • 2.2 – 2.4 seconds: 40 points
  • 2.5 – 2.7 seconds: 30 points
  • 2.8 – 3.0 seconds: 20 points
  • 3.1 – 3.3 seconds: 10 points
  • 3.4 seconds and over: 0 points Points are awarded based on the completion time, with faster times earning more points.
  • Rules:
  • Stance: Participants must start from an Anchor Base QB pocket stance.
  • Attempt: Each quarterback gets one attempt to set their best time.
  • Timing: The clock starts when the participant moves past the first set of digital speed gate cones and stops when they cross the 15-yard mark.

This challenge is designed to measure the quarterbacks’ quick acceleration and sprinting capability over a slightly longer distance, making it a more challenging and dynamic test of speed. The precise timing of the sprint ensures an accurate assessment of each participant’s speed, contributing significantly to their overall score in the competition.