This movement is the plank. When done correctly this will train the athlete to control their hip position by improving their core stability. The athlete should set up on their elbows and toes, with the elbows placed directly below the shoulders. The athlete should then raise their hips so they are at the same height as their shoulders, and think about sucking their abs inward to take stress off the low back. When doing this movement it is important to watch the low back to make sure the athlete is not resting on an excessively arched spine.

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