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Use an overhand grip (knuckles facing you) if you are doing the Presidential Fitness Test (some other tests and states allow different ways)

Arms shoulder width apart on bar and pull yourself up steadily and slowly

Start with a long hang-arms fully extended

Don't swing your legs

Chin only needs to go to where it is even with the bar-don't wrap it over the top of the bar

Eyes focused forward on an object


Submitted by Joselle Edwards who teaches at Harding Avenue ES in Blacksburg, VA. Thanks for contributing to PE Central! Posted on PEC: 5/17/2003 10:11:46 AM. Viewed 11742 times since 5/17/2003.

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