Joint by Joint Approach and Applying this to Dance: The Ankle

THE JOINT BY JOINT APPROACH

The joint by joint approach was popularized by Physical Therapist and FMS pioneer Gray Cook. The idea behind this approach is that certain joints need mobility, and others need stability in order to have a functioning body, both for health and athletic performances.

Borrowed from Robertson Training Systems

Borrowed from Kevin Neeld

This post and subsequent posts within this series will delve more deeply into the joints and how this approach rings true for dancers and aesthetic based performers.

“We talked about some of the things in dance.. We gotta make it look good. But maybe our training should try to prevent some of the damage we might be doing in our end stage activity.”

Charlie Weingroff, Training = Rehab Rehab = Training

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