Adminstration and directions for the basketball aapherd test in speed spot shooting: Floor markings are placed on the floor. The distances for sports B, C, D, are measured from the center of the backboard; those for spots_ and _ are measue from the center of the basket. For 5th and 6th graders, the shooting distance is 9 feet; for grades 7,8, and 9, it is _ft; and for grades 10 through college, it is _ ft. Holding a basketball, the test performer begins the test with one foot behind any one of the 5 markers. On the signal "Ready, Go," the performer shoots, retrieves the ball, and dribbles to and shoots from another spot. at least one shot must be taken from each of the 5 markeres. A max of 4 lay-up shots may be attempted, but no two may be taken in succession. three 60-seconds trails are adminstered, with the first being a practice trail.