5 minutes ago
As yesterday’s programming included ring muscle up practice, I figure I’d spend a little bit of extra time practicing my positions and kip before my own WOD. As I mentioned to the evening classes at @MarvelousPerformance, staying tight in your shapes will allow you to be more efficient in your gymnastic kipping.
Many times including myself will fall into the nuance of wanting to get the extra rep regardless of how sloppy my technique may be. In a sense when it comes to competition, sometimes you just have to get the work done 🤦🏾♀️ .
In practice, you stop when your technique becomes inadequate because the improper technique will carry over and bleed into our other movements. .
As an example, if you want a tighter kip for more force production, take that little extra time to practice the simplified movements ~ hollow rocks, arch holds/rocks, the ninja hip extension, the turnover on lower rings.
Don’t sell yourself short, and don’t settle when you finally have it. Continue to sharpen and refine your movements.
I didn’t get the muscle up over night (but @ranier will argue with me on that 😉), it took commitment, time, a bunch of EMOMs, and grit to get it to where I currently have it.
Stay the course. Trust the process.
#gymnastics #earned #hwpo
Music credit: “Had Some Drinks” by Two Feet at Marvelous Performance