The test of 5 metre sprint determines the level of acceleration of the player which is a very significant factor in football. Very often, a player who is very fast on a short distance has an advantage over the others as he’s making a rapid, sudden start to a ball or he simply overtakes the defender. It’s one of the most popular but at the same time reliable tests used in the whole world, starting from children’s football to senior one. This enables to gather information on already achieved level of acceleration as well as explosive strength of the players. The test starts with a half meter run.