Recently Kelly has been receiving a lot of flak about the “Knees Out” cue for squats.
In the video he clarifies what he means and makes a lot of good points.
Just like you shouldn’t let your elbows flare in the bench press or let your back round in the deadlift, your knees coming in is not optimal.
Knees out is just a cue. Think Knees Not In.
For a more in depth discussion check out Kelly’s 3 part series about the topic here.
Let’s use the mobilizations as skill transfer exercises to do the most important thing.
Update 23.02.2014: A discussion between Kelly Starrett, Lon Kilgore, Quinn Henoch and Jacob Tsypkin on the The “Knees Out” Cue.