You’re a pull-up pro. You can do at least 5 strict pull-ups as a man and 2-3 as a woman. Your coach has let you move on to consistently doing kipping pull-ups and now you want to do more. If you’re at this point in your pull-up career, the best move forward looks like one of these two paths.
If your kip swing is great and you aren’t finding yourself losing the rhythm of the swing, your best bet is to increase your strength in pull ups and get more volume under your belt. Become a strict pull-up machine. Do strict pull-ups for fun, in warm-ups, when you’re at the office, or when you reach that moment of silence in the conversation with someone you just met. All the time is the best time.
If you’re already a pull-up machine, people are calling you names like “Pull-Up Patricia” and “Latissimus Larry”, or you can do almost as many strict pull-ups as kipping ones, you need to be working on the skill of the kip swing. In the section below we’ll be outlines a few drills to help with this.