The Shoulder Roll may look a little intimidating at first, but it’s actually quite safe when learned and practiced correctly and responsibly. It’s critical that you take your time with this movement. The Shoulder Roll is an uncommon way of moving from laying down to kneeling position. By practicing uncommon and uncomfortable movement patterns, we train ourselves to face uncomfortable situations with a calm and open mind. Level 1 teaches you the tuck roll. The goal of this variation is to gain an understanding of the motion of the movement and how to use momentum.