Plank Shoulder Taps

Plank Shoulder Taps – Core Strength Exercise

This page looks at the strength training exercise known as Plank Shoulder Taps. This plank exercise will improve your core strength. For more advanced planks (i.e. Superman Plank), please visit the main list of plank exercises section. Plank Shoulder Taps are also known as Plank Taps, Shoulder Tap Planks, etc.

This modified plank involves touching your shoulder when you are in a straight arm plank or knee plank position.

All stretches and exercises should be supervised by a trained instructor in order to prevent injuries and to ensure the proper technique is utilized. If you have had an injury or are in pain, please see a doctor before starting any stretching or exercise program. For different exercises (i.e. crunches and sit-ups), please visit the Martial Arts Strength Training section.

Instructional Video for Plank Shoulder Taps