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Handstand push-ups are "nose to floor" and pull-ups are "strict" or non-kipping.
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Scaling: Being able to kip shouldn't mean abandoning the "strict" pull-up. That said, if you are unable to perform the prescribed amount of pull-ups in "strict" form reduce the reps or mix kipping with strict. Use jumping and bands when appropriate.
Although the description states "nose to floor" we generally find "top of head to floor" better for keeping the body straight. It appears that "nose to floor" causes the head to lift and the back to over arch. Over-arching creates greater stress on the lower back, quicker fatigue and loss of balance.
Scaling the HSPU involves placing something on the ground underneath your head to shorten the range of motion or resorting to one of the other push up variations. -GD-
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