That’s a great question! NAPFA ( National Physical Fitness Award) , you will wonder why the need for the second “A” , shouldn’t it be NPFA?

In 1600 B.C. the Phoenician alphabet’s letter had a linear form that served as the base for some later forms. Its name must have corresponded closely to the Hebrew or Arabic aleph.

When the Ancient Greeks adopted the alphabet, they had no use for the glottal stop that the letter had denoted in Phoenician and other Semitic languages, so they used the sign to represent the vowel /a/, and kept its name with a minor change (alpha). In the earliest Greek inscriptions after the Greek Dark Ages, dating to the 8th century BC, the letter rests upon its side, but in the Greek alphabet of later times it generally resembles the modern capital letter, although many local varieties can be distinguished by the shortening of one leg, or by the angle at which the cross line is set.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/A

What does that mean? Actually , it means  how the fuck do I know why the need to add an extra A !? If NA is the fixed abbreviation for National , then why the hell  isn’t NBA  NABA instead?

So in order to pass NAPFA, we should first understand why the need to add the second “A” because before overcoming your enemy , you must first understand them.

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