What is the Difference between the PRT and PFA

What is the Difference between the PRT and PFA?

Physical Readiness Program (PRP): This encoumpases all parts of the Physical Fitness Assessment(PFA) and Physical Readiness Test (PRT). The Navy’s Physical Readiness program is governed by OPNAV 6110.1.

Physical Fitness Test (PFA):  This is the test that comprises the Body Compisition Assessment (BCA) and the three events, pushups, situps and cardio, of the Physical Readiness Test (PRT)

Physical Readiness Test (PRT): This are the three events of the PFA , pushups, situps, and cardio that are to be complete after one takes the BCA.

Generally people just refer to the entire process as “taking the PRT”

One thought on “What is the Difference between the PRT and PFA

  • December 4, 2018 at 9:24 pm
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    Does PFA stand for Physical Fitness Assessment or Physical Fitness Test? It’s defined both ways.
    Also, composition is misspelled.

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