- purpose: The size of the hand is advantageous for some sports which involve catching, gripping or tackling.
- equipment required: flat surface and ruler or tape measure
- procedure: The hand is placed palm down on a flat surface. The fingers are outstretched as far as possible. Measure the linear distance between the outside of the thumb to the outside of the little finger.
- advantages: very low cost, simple and quick test
- other comments: this test is used at the AFL Draft Camp