BASIC ATHLETIC MEASUREMENT TO ADMINISTER THE U.S. ARMY NATIONAL COMBINE
ROCKAWAY, N.J. and SEATTLE, WA (December 18, 2014) – All American Games (AAG) and Basic Athletic Measurement (BAM), today announced an agreement that BAM will be administrating the U.S. Army National Combine event testing. The U.S. Army National Combine is the Athletic Testing component for the U.S. Army All-American Bowl, which will take place at San Antonio, TX. The U.S. Army National Combine testing takes place at Alamo Stadium on Friday, January 2nd. BAM testing is the recognized leader in Standardized Athletic Testing, with over 30 years of experience with elite athletes around the world. BAM’s clients include the NBA, Adidas, and Major College Programs around the country.
As part of this agreement, BAM will provide and certify test results with their proprietary technology that will not only help ID talent, but benchmark athletes while allowing comparison and categorization. “BAM is deeply committed to providing athletes, coaches, and sports medicine with meaningful and accurate performance parameters that promote proper physical development, back to play metrics, and potential talent identifiers”, said Brett Brungardt, founder of BAM. “This unique event allows us to provide reliable and valid testing to a deserving group of outstanding athletes”.
“”We are thrilled that BAM has joined us and will provide their precise measuring tools at this year’s U.S. Army National Combine. Their team’s collective expertise and technology has benefitted sports professionals and we look forward to them bringing this experience to our young athletes at the National Combine,” said All American Games Chairman, Douglas Berman.
The U.S. Army National Combine, focuses on measuring speed, strength, quickness, and football skill, while also providing educational seminars touching on the recruiting process, speed and strength improvement, and leadership. Held annually in association with the U.S. Army All-American Bowl, the U.S. Army National Combine is the first opportunity for the Nation’s top underclassmen to demonstrate their physical talent and compete against one another before high school and college football’s top scouting organizations, including 247Sports and XOS Digital, as well as the U.S. Army All-American Bowl Selection Committee.
The U.S. Army National Combine is specifically designed to highlight the football abilities and talents of today’s rising underclassmen and tomorrow’s high school, college, and NFL stars. U.S. Army National Combine alumni include Jamaal Charles (Kansas City Chiefs), Percy Harvin (Seattle Seahawks), LeSean McCoy (Philadelphia Eagles), DeMarco Murray (Dallas Cowboys), and Patrick Peterson (Arizona Cardinals). National sponsors of the U.S. Army National Combine include: the U.S. Army; adidas; American Family Insurance; Gatorade; Football University; 247Sports; XOS Digital; Xenith; NCSA; Battle Sports Science; and San Antonio CVB.