Shoulder Centration in the TGU Part 4
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There are three things I like to do in each position of the TGU with respect to the up arm.
- Scapular protraction and retraction (basically sliding the shoulder blade around and learning how to control it)
- Rotating the shoulder joint
In each position that we get into, we can do one (or all) of the three things mentioned above to work on the shoulder. There aren't rules. I want to be good at all of these and will play around with them.
There are 4 positions I cover in this week's video
- High bridge (high post)
For each of these positions, I first want to make sure I can actively hold and support the weight in this position. Once I can do that, I will start exploring the three things I like to do in each position and own them. If you go slow and do these with intention, you will find that you get much more benefit than just rushing through a get up!
If you need even more of a challenge or want to spice things up, try flipping the kettlebell upside dwn and try some bottoms up work. Don't do this without a spotter the first time and definitely don't drop the kettlebell on your face!
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