Quality criteria for this movement:
Quality criteria are a series of boxes that must be ticked to ensure good quality, safe, efficient and effective movement. These criteria don’t cover the start, mid and end points of a repetition, but the quality of what happens between these points. For optimal movement patterns, only repetitions that meet these criteria should be counted.
- Bar sitting on top of shoulders (not front).
- Elbows high.
- Heels down.
- Knees not falling in.
- No rounding of the lower back.
- No excessive foot turn-out.
- Upright torso.