Calisthenics Highlights Video – June 2015

June’s calisthenics highlights are up: This time we’re featuring the following exercises: Chewie has progressed to straight bar dips and is getting good range of motion. His clutch flag has progressed well since last month, with a solid hold on the bar and slightly extended knees. He has now progressed to close hand pull-ups. You Read More …

Calisthenics Highlights Video – January 2015

With a new year, comes new goals and training plans. This month’s highlights features the start of a lot of new exercises for some of my students, so I thought it’d be a great chance to see how they progress over the year. The details of the video are: Brendon and Yury on the early Read More …

Calisthenics Highlights Video – November 2014

It’s that time again, let’s take a look at some of the November’s highlights. The details of the video are: Loyd has been been training with me on and off for a month or so now. He is making good progress with his assisted pull-ups, this time on the red band. The last time we Read More …

Calisthenics Highlights Video October 2014

It’s that time again, let’s take a look at some of October’s highlights. Kept the clips quite short this month and wanted to put a bit of focus around the free-standing handstand progressions we’ve been working on. I’ve also experimented with the music a little and a few transitions as I try to improve my Read More …

Highlights Video September 2014

It’s that time again, let’s take a look at some of September’s highlights. I’m very happy with the video this time, wanted to make up for being unable to film the Movement Circuit and the previous month’s low amount of exercises. The details of the clip are as follows: Chewie, one of my new starters, Read More …

Pull-up Tutorial

Before beginning these progressions towards your first pull-up, I advise that you work through the beginners calisthenics tutorial in particular the inverted rows will help you make good progress with the pull-up progressions. Muscles Worked Primary Biceps brachii Latissimus Dorsi Secondary (Synergists) Posterior Deltoid Brachialis Brachioradialis Teres Major Infraspinatus Teres Minor Rhomboids Levator Scapulae Trapezius Pectoralis Minor Read More …

Highlights Video August 2014

It’s that time again, let’s take a look at some of August’s highlights. It’s a little low on exercises this time, as unfortunately we had a lot of rain in Sydney in August, which didn’t make for ideal videoing conditions. Here are the details of the clips: Chris working on a more advanced version of Read More …

Highlights Video July 2014

A little later than usual, it’s time to review last month’s highlights. Here are the details of the clip: I’m making good progress with the one arm pull-up on the red band, chin is nearly over the bar with my right arm, left is straggling behind a little. Since starting training with me, Kamil has Read More …

Highlights Video May 2014

I’d like to introduce a new feature to Maximum Potential Calisthenics that we’ve been working on; this is a monthly highlights video. The idea is that month on month, we can demonstrate the progress being made by myself and the guys I train; it makes interesting viewing to see the different levels that we’re all Read More …