Pull-Up

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.

Cadence: MODERATE

Count:

  1. Keeping the body straight, pull upward with the arms until the chin is above the bar.
  2. Return to the starting position.

Figure 9-31. Pull-up

Check Points:

  • 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.

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