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How to do Shoulder Taps to improve your performance in CrossFit WODS.

Set up for Shoulder Taps

  • With the hands slightly outside the shoulders invert into a handstand against the wall.

Points of Performance for Shoulder Taps

  • Shift your weight towards one side, removing the opposite hand and touching the opposite shoulder.
  • Be sure to keep the shoulders shrugged up and active as you shift your weight from one hand to the other.
  • The rep is complete when the hand touches the shoulder and returns safely to the floor

Tips and Tricks

  • Be sure that you are breathing while inverted
  • Press the hands and shoulders through the floor keeping active
  • Depending on the skill level, use the wall as a tool for progression