A candidate appearing for the Navy SEAL trainee selection should pass the Diver/Physical Screening Test or PST. The candidate should exceed the minimum standards set for each physical activity. The minimum requirements of the PST are enumerated below.
The candidate wishing to become a Navy SEAL should swim 500 yards or 460 meters in side stroke [...]
If a person wishes to become a Navy SEAL, the candidate must meet the under mentioned criteria.
The candidate must be a US citizen.
The candidate should be a male within 18 and 28 years of age. However, 17 year old persons could be considered with the permission of their parents.
Should meet certain eyesight requirements.
The PST is only a test to ensure you are fit enough to start physical training as part of the SEAL training process. The PST is strictly administered with no waiver allowed and no deviation from the format. The good news is that it is fairly easy if you train but you will soon learn [...]
It takes a lot to become a Navy SEAL. It involves sheer grit, determination and a Navy SEALs workout session that is called Hell Week! Any aspiring Navy SEAL needs to go through a thorough physical screening after which a series of rigorous training schedules are conducted.
Physical Screening Test or PST
This is a mandatory requirement [...]