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Old 05-20-2008, 05:36 PM   #11
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Re: My first training video! The Muscle-up

One cue for the transition that occurred to me recently is: think like you're racking a clean backwards. Rather than "catching" the bar on top of your shoulders, you're catching it below them, and the action of spinning your shoulders to get around it (rings in this case) is similar. Might help someone.
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Old 05-21-2008, 01:39 AM   #12
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Re: My first training video! The Muscle-up

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Not half bad.

I kinda don't like how most of CF doesn't teach proper technique for the transition because of kipping. Yes, it's great to get them with kipping, but if you're doing an MU workout and you're starting to fatigue you have to know how to do it well enough that even if your kipping fails you can push through the transition. Haven't seen any vids cover this yet.
Hi Steven, I'm more of a lurker than a poster around here but I'm curious about this as I've seen you and others mention getting MU's without the kip, and it's something I'd really like to learn.

Basically, I can do kipping MU's decently well, but I can't even come close to just pulling myself up into and through the transition from a dead hang. I'm assuming you're referring to a movement similar to the one at the very beginning of this video (wfs):

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1EKWhquE_uQ

Is there anything you would recommend other than just working pull ups and dips in order to develop the necessary strength?

Thanks...
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Old 05-21-2008, 09:46 AM   #13
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Re: My first training video! The Muscle-up

Weighted pullups and dips will help you more (on rings of course).

If you really want it the best way is to get someone to assist you a bit through the transition by giving you some lift in the hips or legs. You can use bands as well but that's kinda awkward.

I kinda detailed the transition above.. so that's mainly what you need to work on.
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