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In the motorized rifle formation of the Southern Military District (YuVO), stationed in the Volgograd region, a final check of the level of physical training of servicemen of all categories for the 2021 academic year has begun.

Under the leadership of the commission of the higher headquarters, which arrived for verification, the servicemen of the compound will have to fulfill the standards for exercises that determine speed, strength, endurance and military-applied skills.

Military personnel, depending on the age group, will perform various physical exercises aimed at determining the level of strength and endurance, such as: running 60, 100 m, shuttle running, pulling up on the bar, bending-unbending arms in the support, lifting with a coup. There is also a cross for 1 and 3 km, swimming for a distance of 100 and 500 m.

In addition, during the control check, tests are taken in fulfilling the standards in the bench press and the clean and jerk of 24-kilogram weights.

The final mark will be set according to the sum of the points scored in the exercises in accordance with the “Manual for the physical training of military personnel of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation”.

Motivation to improve physical fitness is also based on a system of material incentives. Military personnel who pass the physical training exam with excellent marks and above receive a bonus to their monetary allowance in the amount of 15 to 100 percent of their official salary.

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