One of the 10 general physical skills of CrossFit is balance. How often do we train this? Oh, probably about every day; however, we probably do not even realize it. All functional movement requires some degree of balance. But does one movement require more balance than another? I would think so.
Take for instance, the air squat versus the snatch. The air squat requires us to maintain balance--keep the weight rooted in the heels, chest up, good lumbar, etc. However, the snatch requires much more from an athlete--as a matter of fact, the snatch requires competence in each of the 10 general physical skills. However, balance is by far one of the paramount skills involved in completing a successful snatch.
Check out the dude in the picture. His name is Philippe Petit, and he is most notably famous for his high-wire walk across the Twin Towers of New York City in 1974. Think you could do this? Not only would it take an immeasurable amount of balance, but it would also take a brass set of.....!!