Pistol Progression Pt.3

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In this series, Coach Carl breaks down the Pistol movement into a number of progressions to develop the one-legged squat. We've talked about adding the Candlestick Roll and using its momentum as an assistance to the Pistol, but now Carl is on to exploring the strict version of the Pistol and exploring why it is so challenging for some athletes.

In this video, Coach Carl continues to continues to use the step-up on the box to discuss the rotational component of the Pistol.  Carl then moves to the side of the box and steps up and down with a hanging leg to a small swing to find balance and full range of motion in the hips for the squatting leg.