Deep Squat Corrective Exercises
The deep squat movement pattern tests symmetrical, functional mobility and stability of the ankles, knees, hips, thoracic spine, scapular region and shoulders. It challenges total body mechanics and neuromuscluar control. You should be able to perform this movement perfectly regardless of your sport(s).
|Foam Roller exercises||Always begin each session with the foam roller exercises|
|Wall Sit with Dorsiflexion Bilateral||1 x 10 each arm, or 1 x 20 both arms together.|
|Squat - with Heel Raise||1 x 20. When 20 are comfortable, remove heel raise. When that is comfortable, perform the squats with dowel overhead.|
|1 x 20. If necessary, follow the three-part progression used above (heel raise first, then flat footed, then with dowel overhead).|
|Medicine Ball - RDL to Overhead Squat||1 x 20. Begin with a light medicine ball. Do not perform this exercise until flat footed squats are comfortable.|
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