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).
  • Vertical dip.
  • No heel lift in dip.
  • No press out.
  • Bar locked over upper back, not head.
  • Slight pause in receiving position with no shuffling of feet.
  • Bend in back knee in receiving position.
  • Vertical front shin in receiving position.