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Leg Tuck
 
From: FM 7-22 October 2012
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CLIMBING DRILL 2, EXERCISE 4: LEG TUCK
 
Purpose: This exercise develops the abdominal, hip flexor, and grip strength essential to climbing a rope (Figure 9-32).
 
Starting Position: Extended hang using the alternating grip, left or right.
 
Cadence: SLOW
 
Count:
  1. Pull up with the arms and raise the knees toward the chest until the elbows touch the thighs just above the knees.
  2. Return to the starting position.
 
 

Figure 9-32. Leg tuck
 
 
Check Points:
  • Throughout the exercise, keep the feet together.
  • On count 1, the thighs and elbows touch just above knees.
Precaution: Refer to paragraph 9-43 for spotting.
 
 

From: FM 7-22 October 2012 

  (Page last modified Feb 2, 2013)

 
 
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Chapter 1 Approach
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Appendix A Army Physical Fitness Test
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