PARE/POPAT Training: Getting Up From The Front Falls

It’s common to think the fronts falls as a burpee style movement. You may even treat it like a push-up.

There’s nothing wrong with those methods, but I find you end up working harder doing a burpee style or push-up style front fall.

I propose an easier method. One that requires much less energy, and is faster to get up from.

I propose getting up one leg at a time. More specifically, you’re getting up into a sprinter start position.

It’s easier, it’s faster, and it’s smoother. It allows you to go straight into your jump if you’re doing the POPAT test; or it allows you to get straight into your next lap if you’re running the PARE.

Watch the tutorial below on getting up from the front fall:


If you haven’t checked out the tutorial on getting up from the back fall, go here to see how it’s done.

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