The Rear-Foot Elevated Split Squat is an alternative (replacement) for the back squat in strength programs for basketball players. Here is Mike Boyle illustrating a teaching progression for the RFESS:
- Spilt Squat
- RFESS starting at the bottom and pushing up.
- RFESS loaded with dumbbells and starting at the bottom.
- RFESS loaded like a back squat.
Here is the RFESS:
Originally published in Hard2Guard Player Development Newsletter, Volume 4.
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