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What Would Be Jim's Opinion on the Muscle-Up and Pistol Squat?

I know Jim Wendler likes Bodyweight training for assistance, but I see how some people prefer advanced calisthenics for strength. How would Jim feel about the Muscle Up and pistol squat?

Pistol squats are something we did as a joke in college. As were muscle ups. And one arm snatches. It’s kind of a parlor trick but as far as programming, if it fits the specific assistance parameters of the program and how I set everything up, I don’t care.

It’s like worrying about a fallen leaf in the forest: some shit is inconsequential. Once principles drive your programming and life, everything becomes clear.