The improvement certificate is awarded to players who show excellent improvement in on court work, fitness training, their home program, fitness tests and attitude.

This month’s fitness tests also showed much improvement for most male players. In the aerobic test (7 minute run) Spence Wasisang set a record for Basketball Palau with a distance of 1904 meters. In the men’s squad some 13 players achieved the target distance of 1600 meters and the squad average was 1678 meters. Other areas of improvement included the agility and suicide tests.

The women’s squad improved in areas of flexibility (Sit and Reach) and agility. The women’s squad started a month later than the men but are catching up.

Currently the squads are into a recovery program on the track each week and it is planned to have them at their peak by the end of May.


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