Gymrun Colours – How it works

The Gymrun Five Challenges

Our Five Challenges take 50 minutes with a class of 30 children.

There are two options for completing the Gymrun Five Challenges:

1. School staff complete a short workshop to become qualified to deliver the assessment session.

2. We deliver the assessment session in your school each time.

1. SPEED

The Speed Bounce: Stand parallel to the hurdle with both feet hip width apart. Bounce with two feet over the hurdle.

Measurement: Number of repetitions in 30 seconds.

2. STABILITY

The Sit Up: Lie on your back and touch the floor above your head with both hands. Sit up and touch the floor in front of your feet with both hands. Return to starting position.

Measurement: Number of repetitions in 60 seconds.

3. STRENGTH

The Dip: With straight arms, place your hands facing forwards on the front edge of the bench. Lower your arms until they make a right angle at your elbows. Return to starting position, keeping your legs straight at all times.

Measurement: Number of repetitions in 60 seconds.

4. POWER

The Power Jump: With two feet, leap forwards. Land on two feet with your weight moving forwards. Measure the distance from the line to the back of your body part nearest to the line.

Measurement: Distance jumped in centimetres.

5. STAMINA

The three minute run: Run around the 50m grid at a steady pace as many times as you can.

Measurement: Distance covered in three minutes.

Data Processing

Scorecards are sent to Gymrun where each child receives an overall fitness score. We process all children’s data lawfully, fairly and in a transparent manner.

GDPR Compliance Statement

We have identified ‘legitimate interests’ as our lawful basis to process children’s data.

Fitness Badge System

Each child’s overall fitness score matches one of eight colour-graded badges. Individual and class data and fitness badges are sent to your school.

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