Past Fitness Assessments

2021 Neutral Zone Fitness Assessment Locations

​The Neutral Zone Fitness Assessment Program is a partnership between Neutral Zone, Sports Testing Inc. and Elite Training Systems. As you know, Neutral Zone is the largest and most respected amateur scouting organization in the world with tens of thousands of amateur scouting reports posted and thousands of subscribers to our website. 

Sports Testing Inc. has been the leading provider of hockey-specific on-ice testing and a developer of athletic assessment technology since its inception and is currently used by the NHL, the NCAA and the Canadian Hockey League (CHL). Mark Fitzgerald of Elite Training Systems is the former Strength and Conditioning Coach of the Anaheim Ducks, and Director of Combines for both Under Armour and the CHL. 

The NZ Fitness Assessment Program tests amateur hockey prospects both on-ice and off-ice, identifies strengths and weaknesses for all participants to assist in their future development, then pairs the participants’ fitness results with their on-ice scouting reports to provide next-level hockey decision-makers all over North America with the most comprehensive prospect profile available in the game today.

Tests administered for Skaters include:

Off-Ice Tests (7)

  1. Hand Grip Dynamometer Left and Right
  2. Vertical Jump (as measured by a jump mat) – (inches)
  3. Standing Broad Jump (inches)
  4. 20m Sprint (time)
  5. 10m Split of Sprint (time)
  6. Pro Agility (5-10-5m) Left and Right (time)
  7. Chin-ups (total)

On-Ice Tests (10) – All Tests measured by time in seconds (s).

  1. 30m Sprints (4 Tests)
    30m Forward
    30m Forward with Puck
    30m Backward
    30m Backward with Puck
  1. Reaction (2 Tests)
    Reaction times
    Reaction times with Puck
  1. Weave Agility (2 Tests)
    Weave times
    Weave times with puck
  1. Transition Agility (2 Tests)
    Transition without puck
    Transition with puck

Tests administered for Goaltenders include:

On-Ice Tests (6) – All Tests Measured by time in seconds (s).

  1. Long Recovery Left
  2. Long Recovery Right
  3. Short Recovery Left
  4. Short Recovery Right
  5. Y Drill Reaction Pad Slide
  6. Goalie Pro Agility


Boys On-Ice Testing – Conducted by Game Ready Testing, Powered by Sport Testing Inc

2004 Boys On-Ice Test Results

2005 Boys On-Ice Test Results

2006 Boys On-Ice Test Results

2007 Boys On-Ice Test Results

2008Boys On-Ice Test Results

Goalies On-Ice Testing – Conducted by Game Ready Testing, Powered by Sport Testing Inc

Goalies On-Ice Test Results 

Boys Off-Ice Testing – Conducted by Athlete Farm Training, Powered by Elite Training Systems 

2004 Boys Off-Ice Test Results

2005 Boys Off-Ice Test Results

2006 Boys Off-Ice Test Results

2007 Boys Off-Ice Test Results

2008 Boys Off-Ice Test Results

2009 Boys Off-Ice Test Results