It’s the mid-way point between overhead and the floor and a position we use for many exercises like the rack squat, rack lunge and where we initiate overhead pressing movements.
We need to keep the shoulder in a strong stable position as chicken winging the elbow will compromise the shoulder.
It’s very difficult to press the kettlebell overhead if the elbow is parallel to the floor, when we press overhead we want to press in a vertical line with the kettlebell close to the centreline of the body,.
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