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Are you addressing strengthening your feet?
Pro Episode #3
Episode 343: Stop Walking Like the Duck You Aren’t
Rebuilding Your Feet With Brian MacKenzie
Rebuilding The Feet, Part 2
I have given all of them a go. The hip mobility is definitely helping my squatting. But my issue is the power movements (PC, push jerk etc). I tend get under the bar with my knees tracking inwards.
Should I do the skipping work with bare feet to strengthen them?
Keep working with rebuilding your feet.
It may take some time, but you will be in a better place.
Yes, you can do skipping in bare feet. You don’t want to do too much too fast barefoot.
Have someone video you doing the movements where you see the issue so you can see exactly what is going on.
Continuing to work with you hip mobility will help to improve your position when landing.
Have you looked at your ankle range of motion? This may be a contributing factor.
In addition I would consider doing some jumps in place with out the skipping rope. Consider stringing together several sets per workout of small height (skipping height) jumps in place with a focus on perfect landing form. Do it in front of a mirror. When you are 150% confident in your form you can add load. Make it look like what you want your catch to look like. The pattern will set in.
The above assumes that it’s strictly a motor pattern problem and not some restriction issue.
I’ve had the exact same issue. I play lots of volleyball, so jumping and landing is constant.
Also, you can test how well you’re doing with KStar’s jump into a squat test. You start with your legs under you on the ground. Sit back on your feet, the propel your body into the air just enough to get your feet under you into the bottom of a squat position.