CLIMBING DRILL 2, EXERCISE 3: PULL-UP
Purpose: This exercise develops the ability to pull the body upward while hanging (Figure 9-31).
Starting Position: Extended hang using the overhand grip.
- Keeping the body straight, pull upward with the arms until the chin is above the bar.
- Return to the starting position.
Figure 9-31. Pull-up
- Throughout the exercise, keep the feet together.
- Throughout the exercise, arms are shoulder-width, palms facing away from the body, with thumbs around the bar.
Precaution: Refer to paragraph 9-42 for spotting.