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Try the squat without shoes and if you cant get down or are falling backwards you might have to work on flexibility of the achilles tendon. For general squating flexibility gobblet-squats are great. http://breakingmuscle.com/kettlebells/how-to-do-the-perfect-goblet-squat For working on the achilles flexibility you should do some of these exercises: ...


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There's a brand called WODfitters which make those bands and other mobility related equipment. I got them from Amazon with the same intention as you, to use them with mobilitywod.com. You should also be able to get a pair of lacrose balls stuck together (called the peanut) as an alternative to the gemini used on mobilitywod.com.


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If you feel that your method works and is giving you the results you want, just keep doing it. It really doesn't matter what anybody thinks about it. If your ancle flexibility is stopping you from doing a proper squat then you should look into buying weightlifting shoes with an elevated heel. It will allow you to squat more upright without great ancle ...



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