Shoulder Tap Push-up

Shoulder Tap Push-up

Classification

Utility: Plyometric
Mechanics: Compound
Force: Push
Function: Forward Push
Intensity: Low Medium

Instructions

Preparation

Lie prone on floor with hands slightly wider than shoulder width. Raise body up off floor to plank position by extending arms with body straight.

Execution

Lower body to floor. Push body upward by extending arms. Rapidly tap shoulder with opposite hand and place it back on floor. Continue and repeat.

Comments

Keep hips and waist straight.

Easier

Begin with conditioning period of easier exercises. Also try exercise with bent knees on mat with hips straight.

Harder

Once this movement is mastered, try more challenging plyo push-up variations. Forefeet can also be placed on elevated platform to increase intensity and to vary angle of exercise.

Force (Articulation)

Dynamic

Static


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