Steel Club Inside 180's

Steel Club Inside 180’s

Overview Steel Club 180’s are very a similar exercise to side cleans, except instead of stopping the movement at the bottom of the side swing and bringing the club back the way it came, we complete a full 180 degree (half circle) swing. Teaching Points Begin in the guard position. Your spine will stay neutral…

Steel Club Side Push Press

Steel Club Side Push Press

Overview The steel club side push press is similar to the side clean, except you’ll finish the movement by locking out your arms at shoulder height. Another exercise where you should only use as little force as possible, the push press will teach you to accelerate and decelerate laterally which is an important skill for…

Steel Club Outside Clean

Steel Club Outside Clean

Overview The steel club outside clean is essentially the same as the inside clean, but instead of casting the club towards the midline of the body, we cast the club away from the body. Teaching Points Begin in the guard position. Your spine will stay neutral throughout the movement. Keep your hips and core tight…

Steel Club Inside Clean

Steel Club Inside Cleans

Overview Steel club inside side cleans are a great prep exercise for some of the more complex lateral movements that come later in the program like the mill. With two handed frontal plane exercises such as side cleans and 180’s, if you complete the first set in the right guard, remember to start your next…

steel club thrusters

Steel Club Thrusters

Overview Only attempt steel club thrusters when you are comfortable in the order position. The thruster is an excellent exercise to work both the lower body and upper body simultaneously which will elevate the heart rate quickly. To make the exercise more challenging you can perform single-handed thrusters. Use the free to hand to guide…

Steel Clubbell Side Swing

Steel Club Side Swing

One of the things I love most about the steel club is how easy it is to move the club freely around the body in all planes of motion. Very few training tools offer this amount of versatility and its something that makes steel club training interesting and so much fun. Just as the traditional…

Steel Club Barbarian Squat

Steel Club Barbarian Squat

The steel club barbarian squat is a fantastic exercise that hits the upper body, lower body and core. You’ll challenge the upper body with the arm cast, the lower body whilst squatting and the core at the bottom of the squat. With the two handed version have your feet slighter wider at shoulder width apart…

Steel Clubbell Torch Press

Steel Club Torch Press

The steel club torch press is a great exercise that works the shoulders as well as the core. Unlike a traditional shoulder press where the weight is pressed vertically, the club torch press is pressed vertically at a 45 degree angle engaging the core even more. Start with the two handed press, then the single…

Steel Club Push Press

Steel Club Push Press

Overview Similar to the swing, except you’ll finish the movement by locking out your arms at shoulder height. Another exercise where you should only use as little force as possible, the steel club push press will teach you to accelerate and decelerate which is an important skill for many types of sports. Teaching Points Stand…

Steel Club Torch Press

Steel Club Torch Press

Overview The steel club torch press is harder than it looks because the leverage disadvantage of the clubbell, plus the club is held far away from your body and centre of mass. Teaching Points Begin in the guard position. Keep your core braced throughout the movement. Ensure your shoulder stays packed down. Press the club…

steel club l press

Steel Club L Press

Overview The steel club L Press will really test your stability and co-ordination, try not to rush through the movement, press the clubs in a controlled manner.  Teaching Points Begin in the order position with two clubs. Keep your core braced throughout the movement. Ensure your shoulders stay packed down. Press one club overhead while…

Steel Club Arnie Press

Steel Club Arnie Press

Overview You might be familiar with this exercise using dumbbells. The Steel Club Arnie Press is a perfect example of how you can take a familiar exercise and make it a whole lot tougher using the uneven weight distribution of the club. It’s a lot more challenging than it looks, choke up (grip the club…