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How to do Kipping Pull Ups to increase your strength and improve your performance in CrossFit WODs.

Set up for Kipping Pull Ups

  • Begin in a dead hang from the pull-up bar with hands just outside shoulders
  • Arms are long elbows are locked out from the bottom position

Points of Performance for Kipping Pull Ups

  • Begin by initiating the kipping swing, opening and violently closing the shoulder and hip, driving your knees up
  • Press down on the bar with straight arms, open the hip kicking your feet back
  • Follow through with a pulling of the arms to finish the rep with the chin breaking the plane of the bar
  • Push away from the bar at the top and lean back as your descend back into the kipping swing