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Evaluations - Shuttle Run

 What's tested: running speed when having to turn 

How set up: Note that the dark circles in the drawing are cones. 

  • 4 cones in a straight line, 10 yards apart
How run:
  • Player stands behind the 1st cone and waits for the command to start
  • Player sprints to the 2nd cone, turns and sprints back to the 1st.
  • Player then sprints to the 3nd cone, turns and sprints back to the 1st.
  • Player then sprints to the 4th cone, turns and sprints back to the 1st.
  • On each turn, at least one foot must land on the far side of the cone, no cheating turns
  • Timer stops when the player crosses the 1st cone for the last time
Score:
  • Time
Instructions to players:
  • Run in a straight line
  • Make sure that at least 1 foot lands on the far-side of the cone
  • Speed is important
Instructions to adjudicators
  • Start the timer when player starts (either the player or the adjudicator can say "go")
  • Stop the timer when player crosses the 1st cone for the last time