Set Up:

  • Place an object 1-2 feet in front of you.
  • Stand straight, shoulders back, weight throughout the foot.
  • Lift one foot slightly off the groundPoint the fingers of that same hand.
  • Chest up. Roll your shoulders back and down away from your ears.
  • Look forward.

The Movement:

  1. At the same time, bend you knees and push your hips back.
  2. As you lower to the ground, slightly bend forward and reach with your pointing finger to touch your object.
  3. Pause
  4. Reverse the movement.

Specific Cues:

  • Make sure that your weight is on your heels and not the balls of your feet.
  • Keep your back flat/neutral.
  • Try to perform the movement 10 times without placing the elevated food on the ground to balance.

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