Category Archives for "Physical Competence"

Video: Relative Strength – Hip Drive

By Ivan Nikolov

This is the last video of the 4-part video series on Relative Strength and the exercises that we use to test for it – and to develop it in the first place. In this video, I discuss the hip drive movement, expressed by the one-legged full squat – aka. Pistol Squat. Watch PART 1: Video: […]

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Video: Relative Strength – The Push

By Ivan Nikolov

This is PART 3 of the “Relative Strength benchmark exercises” series. In it, I discuss The Push – the handstand push-up – how to get into an inverted position safely, and how to progress to your first handstand push-up if you can’t do any. Watch PART 2: Relative Strength – THE PULL Watch PART 4: Relative […]

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Video: Relative Strength – The Pull

By Ivan Nikolov

In this video, I talk about the pull-up as one of the three main Relative Strength benchmark exercises. I also explain the ways to progress to your first pull-up if you can’t do any. Watch PART 1: The 3 benchmark exercises for Relative Strength mastery Watch PART 3: Relative Strength – THE PUSH

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