French Press

French Press – Martial Arts Strength Exercise

This page looks at the strength training exercise known as a French Press. This exercise focuses primarily on the triceps and forearm muscles. It is used by martial artists to improve their martial arts punching and grappling strength. Other triceps exercises include triangle push-upstriceps kickbackstriceps pushdowns, etc.

All stretches and exercises should be supervised by a trained instructor in order to prevent injuries and to ensure the proper technique is utilized. For more exercises, please visit the main Martial Arts Strength Training page.

Instructional Video for the French Press