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(Specialty warm-up: 1L, 1R 2-count Turkish Get-up, 20 mace front pendulum, 5 box jump w/ bumper plate)

Tire flip skill work, practice, and short sets:


No more than 30 total reps. Assess position, improve set-up, timing, power, and follow-through, and increase weight if possible.


Then, 5 rounds of:

1L Kettlebell clean

1L Kettlebell push press

1L 2-count Turkish Get-up


1R Kettlebell clean

1R Kettlebell push press

1R 2-count Turkish Get-up


1 minute rest/ assessment

Weight today is not to exceed 70% of Turkish Get-up 1RM. Our 2-count Turkish Get-up helps us break the movement down into specific pieces by requiring a 2/1000 count at each transition point (there are 9). If we are skipping steps, making a technical error, or trying to hurry through a portion of the movement we are weak at, the 2/1000 will catch it and force an adjustment.

And then, as quickly as possible:



50 Reverse lunge box jump @ 10lb. W, 15lb. M (use bumper plate)


100 Mace front pendulum @ (minimum) 10kg. W, 12kg. M


500 Jumprope (Any more than 5 breaks/ misses: Each remaining break/ miss adds 2-rep burpee failure drill- complete, and resume)



Height is scaled to ability, and should pose a significant challenge for a 10-15 rep set. If rest is needed, keep it short and specific.



Reverse lunge box jump: Take a full reverse lunge step, and immediately upon return to standing (with hip still loaded), jump on to target. Use the momentum from the lunge to propel the jump- coordinate the return to standing and the takeoff so as to not completely separate the lunge from the jump.



Front pendulum: Position considered, attempt zero drops to the ground, and accept no more than two. If no mace is available, perform 150 reps with the heaviest sledgehammer you can find.

And finally, "Time under tension":



50 Tipped-forward mace/ hammer squat (5 x 10) @ positionally accurate- adjust hand width to ensure perfect posture!


50 Abmat sit-up (or, 25 most-difficult Abmat + 25 something else you need) +


25 cat/ cow stretch

This odd, extremely simple-but-difficult squat variation is geared for positional reinforcement, isometric strength/ tension improvement, and unappealing self-awareness. Do not concede poor posture simply because the mace asks you to; Push your chest at the mace, and then the mace away from your chest- In that order. No hipster posture.

If done correctly, this will be light, extremely challenging, and helpful; Put in what you expect to get out.


Abmat sit-up is any variation you choose, and adjusted between them as desired in no less than 10-rep intervals. Mind position and mechanics, and draw value.

Keep rest to :15 sec. or less, no more than 3 times.

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