Pressing an unstable object like the clubbell far away from the body makes the steel club flag press a very challenging core exercise.

Teaching Points

  1. Keep your core braced and quads and glutes tight throughout the movement.
  2. Ensure your shoulders stay packed down.
  3. Grip the club with your hands close to your naval.
  4. Activate your lats and pull your elbows down whilst you press the club forward and upwards whilst you also squeeze your pecs.
  5. Your hands will finish at chest height with your elbows locked out.
  6. Keep your lats activated whilst you draw the elbows down and the club back to the starting position. 

Common Problems & Solutions

Error: Rushing through the movement.
Correction: This is an exercise that is best done in a slow controlled manner, do not try to rush through it.