- Raise the leg backwards passing through a toe point
- Ensure the raised leg is straight
- Keep both legs turned out
- Hips need to be kept level and not rotated to assist the lifting of the leg
- Body must remain upright (keep your head over your supporting foot)
- Ensure the lifting and lowering of the leg is completed with control
- It is important that the body does not move forward to allow extra height with the leg. The upper body must stay completely upright.