Yes, big toe/ball of foot leaving the ground can create a problem.
When the big toe lifts you lose the arch in your foot and shuts your quad off.
Ankle can collapse when performing the movement.
Ankle impingement | Feat. Kelly Starrett | MobilityWOD

Heel cord may be tight
Episode 25: Heel Cords of a Cheetah, Achilles Well Being
Episode 85: Unglue Your Sticks Man