A movement & mobility tip from ClinicalAthlete: Goblet squats are a fantastic tool to teach the squatting pattern. Holding a weight in front creates a counter-balance that allows the athlete to practice squatting straight down. This teaches the athlete how to fully use his or her hip, knee, and ankle mobility, while maintaining stability through the core.

A movement & mobility tip from ClinicalAthlete Provider Josh James of MSC Performance in the United Kingdom: "Hit up some Goblet Half Y for lower trap recruitment. Improve your scapular stability with this exercise and see your Jerk, snatch, and overhead movement improve.

A movement & mobility tip from ClinicalAthlete Provider Dr. Quinn Henoch, PT of Juggernaut Training Systems in Orange County, CA: "Ankle dorsiflexion is a necessary component of several movement patterns, including squatting.

An assessment and movement tip from ClinicalAthlete Provider Dr. Clinton Lee of Clinton Lee Physical Therapy in New York City: "After noticing a surgical scar on my patient's right ankle I performed a squat assessment to screen for potential mobility problems. Significant medical history includes a right tibia and fibula fracture as well as posterior tibialis tendon lengthening, all about 10+ years ago.

A movement & mobility tip from ClinicalAthlete Student Pablo Orozco of Supple Performance Therapy: "Create, use, and own range of motion in as many planes as possible. This will not only lead to bigger gains with regular resistance training (snatch, squat, press, etc) but it also builds more resiliency for sport and life.

A movement & mobility tip from ClinicalAthlete Provider Josh James of MSC Performance in the United Kingdom: "Add in half kneeling ankle rocks prior to squatting to improve mechanics.