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.

  • Elbows 90 degrees from sides.
  • Hands next to chest at bottom of rep.
  • Knees locked.
  • Ribcage locked down.
  • Head neutral.
  • Shoulders down.