Drill: Body Weight Squats

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Coaching Objective

Skill Level: Intermediate, Skill Development: Strength.Body Weight Squats are a great leg strength exercise and for warming up before a training session to help raise your core temperature. Using this exercise on a regular basis will help build strength in your legs and tone your glutes and quads.

Drill Instruction

  1. Start in a standing position with your feet shoulder length apart.
  2. Place your hands on the back of your head and feet turned out slightly to open the hip joint.
  3. Lower your body until your thighs are parallel to the floor.
  4. Pause, then return to a standing position.
  5. Repeat steps 3 & 4.

Coaching Messages

  1. Aim for 3 to 4 sets of between 10-15 reps. You should feel your glutes and quads starting to fatigue.
  2. Strength training is the key to increasing your power & flexibility.
  3. Strength training will help you improve your performance and help decrease the risk of injury.
  4. Be Strong and Be Awesome!

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