The Wall Climb

Basic Description of a Wall Climb: Moving the center of mass from a prone plank to a handstand against a wall

This is a gif animated image of an athlete performing a wall climb

How to Perform a Wall Climb

  1. Start laying flat (on stomach) on the ground with bottom of feet against the wall in the bottom position of a push up
  2. Plant hands firmly on the ground and extend arms while lifting the chest from the ground
  3. Start to walk your feet up the wall while moving hands back towards the wall
  4. Maintain a tight mid-section
  5. Continue doing this until you are vertical with chest against the wall
  6. Return doing the same thing in reverse by walking hands out and sliding feet down the wall until the entire body is flat on the ground
  7. The above will complete 1 repetition of a ‘wall climb’

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