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Pull-Up
 
From: FM 7-22 October 2012
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CLIMBING DRILL 1, EXERCISE 3: PULL-UP
 
Purpose: This exercise develops the ability to pull the body upward while hanging (Figure 9-26).
 
Starting Position: Extended hang using the overhand grip.
 
Cadence: MODERATE
 
Count:
  1. Keeping the body straight and pull upward with the arms until the chin is above the bar.
  2. Return to the starting position.
 

Figure 9-26. Pull-up
 
 
Check Points:
  • Throughout the exercise, keep the feet together.
  • Throughout the exercise, the arms shoulder-width, palms facing away from the body, with the thumbs around the bar.
Precaution: Refer to paragraph 9-42 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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Chapter 3 Leadership
Chapter 4 Types of Programs
Chapter 5 Planning Considerations
Chapter 6 Special Conditioning Programs
Chapter 7 Execution of Training
Chapter 8 Preparation and Recovery
Chapter 9 Strength and Mobility Activities
Chapter 10 Endurance and Mobility Activities
     
Appendix A Army Physical Fitness Test
Appendix B Climbing Bars
Appendix C Posture and Body Mechanics
Appendix D Environmental Considerations
Appendix E Obstacle Negotiation
     
   
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