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    Quote Originally Posted by SirEd View Post
    Does anyone know if the sledge hammer cpat test is similar to the practice tests we having using the tire?

    My Cpat traning instructor told us to hold one hand very close to the head of the slege hammer, basically having a very wide distance between the two hands. Is this how you want to hold the slege hammer during the actual CPAT when not hitting a tire?
    Everything you guys are doing at Randall's island for the cpat prep is more challenging then the actual cpat. The machine that's measuring your force for the cpat took me roughly 6 hits for the buzzer to go off, meanwhile at cpat prep it would take anywhere between 20-30 swings to get the tire across (depended on the weather and how much air was actually in the tire).

    The way the firefighters show you have to do everything during the cpat prep are the techniques that will help save you time on the cpat. Do as they say, they will not lead you wrong.

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    Believe me everyone, CPAT is easy.. Medical is easy being that you get to fail 3 times and still have a chance.. intake interview is nothing but handing papers in.. The whole process is easy, it's the waiting that's the hard part. Unless you're horrible out of shape, you'll be more then fine. Although I did see out of shape ppl pass everything as well

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