2009-10 NBA FIT/WNBA FIT Challenge Recap
Speed is tested by having the participant sprint as many 20' segments as possible in a (:30) second time period.
Agility is tested by having the participant jump rope as many times as possible in a (:30) second time period.
Coordination is tested by having the participant move the basketball around his/her waist as quickly as possible in a (:30) second time period.
Basketball Wall Pass
Strength is tested by having the participant pass the basketball to a spot on the wall as many times as possible in a (:30) second time period.
Speed, concentration, coordination, flexibility, and agility are all tested by having the participant shuffle across the lane between the blocks, exchanging bean bags as many times as possible in a (:30) second time period.
What the Press Is Saying
What the Participants Are Saying
"This whole experience has been memorable. This has been one of the best things I have done in my life. The NBA treated us all like VIPs."
- Kyle Skramko, Garden City, New York
"Thank you for having this program and giving kids the chance to show their true abilities and beyond. I am absolutely elated."
- Timm Jayne, Chicago, Illinois
"The NBA FIT/WNBA FIT Challenge was a big success at our school. It followed our regular fitness testing we conduct in late October. The students really enjoyed the five different stations. All of the events challenged the students, yet were fun. I am planning on running this competition multiple times this year and I'm planning to incorporate this into the school curriculum for next fall and spring. Out students benefited so much by participating in the FIT Challenge. I'm already excited for next year."
- Dave Lemons, P.E. Specialist, Salem Height Elementary School, Salem, Oregon