WHAT IS AN OVERHEAD SQUAT TEST?

The overhead squat test is a simple way to assess your overall function ability and biomechanics. It will give us general understanding of how the kinetic chain of energy works throughout the body.

WHAT DO I NEED?

  • Broomstick
  • Camera
  • Barefeet

HOW DO I PERFORM AN OVERHEAD SQUAT?

Watch the video below for detailed instructions of how to perform the movement.

Key Points:

  • Keep your back straight, chest high and core tight
  • Your feet should be shoulder width apart
  • Take a wide grip (outside shoulder width) and hold the stick directly above your head
  • Squat ass-to-the-grass (if possible) using full range of motion
  • Keep your feet flat and drive yourself upwards by pushing through the heels

 

 

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