Below is a very good explanation of why we don’t teach people how to kip.  Your shoulder is a very complex, fragile joint.  Adequate strength is ABSOLUTELY necessary before subjecting it to the stress of a kipping pull-up.  Take your time to build the strength first.

“…Which brings me to my point. You have a bunch of stuff that holds your shoulder together. The rotator cuff is muscle. It is not some idea or intangible concept. It is four muscles attaching your scapula and humerus together. And muscles can be strengthened. Your rotator cuff can be strengthened through proper training. Pressing overhead is one such way. Dead-hang pull-ups are another. Isolation exercises you may have been prescribed before are another…”(continue reading).

There's a lot of things going on in your shoulder joint.

There are a lot of things holding your shoulder together!

Workout of the Day
3 Rounds for time of:
5 Power Cleans (185/135)
5 Front Squat (185/135)
5 Jerk (185/135)