Module 6: Military Press

Lead Instructor:  Fabio Zonin
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This lesson covers the Military Press. The Military Press is a classic test of upper body strength that requires a solid midsection. Before viewing this lesson you may want to revisit the "Plank" from the Foundations lesson.

Lesson Specs

Instructions

  1. Watch the Lesson
  2. Take notes on key aspects
  3. Bookmark key points in the Lesson
  4. Ask questions on the Forum
  5. Use Lesson resources to supplement your knowledge

Lesson Chapters

  1. Introduction to the Military Press
  2. Technique
  3. Spotting
  4. Conclusion to the Military Press

Lead Instructor

Fabio Zonin

CEO of StrongFirst

Fabio Zonin is Master StrongFirst Instructor and the CEO of StrongFirst. He is also the Ground Force Method National Director for Italy, the BPro Physical Functional Training Director for Italy and the Flexible Steel European Director of Operations. Fabio is a former powerlifter, natural bodybuilder, and owner of fitness centers. He was the first Italian to accomplish the Beast Tamer Challenge. He has been a Master Teacher for FIF (Italian Federation of Fitness) for almost two decades (1994-2012) and the former vice president of AINBB (Italian Association of Natural Bodybuilding).

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Other Lessons in This Course

Module 1: Intro, Expectations, and Safety

Welcome to the online version of the StrongFirst Barbell Course! In this introductory lesson, Brett and Fabio lay out the expectations of the course and cover a number of safety considerations.

Module 2: Joint Mobility, Warm-Up, and Breathing

This lesson introduces you to the mobility complex, an essential element of safe training. We cover a number of exercises that will help to prepare your body for exercise.

Module 3: Foundations for the Barbell Course

This lesson covers the foundations for the Barbell Course. These essential skills will be present throughout any future Barbell Lifts.

Module 4: Back Squat

This lesson covers the Back Squat. The Back Squat is a classic test of lower body strength and a high skill exercise.

Module 5: Zercher Squat

This lesson covers the Zercher Squat. The Zercher Squat offers many unique advantages over the back squat and the front squat. The Zercher Squat is easy on the wrists, elbows, and shoulders, and does not require as much upper body flexibility.

Module 6: Military Press

This lesson covers the Military Press. The Military Press is a classic test of upper body strength that requires a solid midsection. Before viewing this lesson you may want to revisit the "Plank" from the Foundations lesson.

Module 7: Sumo Deadlift

This lesson covers the Sumo Deadlift. The Sumo Deadlift is considered a classic test of whole-body strength. It is defined by your hands gripping the bar inside of your legs for the deadlift.

Module 8: Conventional Deadlift

This lesson covers the Conventional Deadlift. The Conventional Deadlift is considered the "ultimate" test of strength. It is defined by your hands gripping the bar outside of your legs for the deadlift. It is a powerful builder of strength for the whole body.

Module 9: Program Design

To conclude the course, Brett joins Fabio to talk about continuing your Barbell training. Proper programming is critical when it comes to practicing and perfecting individual techniques.