high knee lift with a high, fast arm action, and a slight
forward body lean.
by having your athletes run in place slowly with a high
knee lift and correct arm movement. On the whistle, arm
action is increased as fast as possible while the athletes
remain relaxed and in place. After 10 - 15 seconds return
to the original starting movement and then repeated.
line your athletes up in the same position and begin running
in place, still emphasizing the correct running action.
On the whistle, the group proceeds down the field gradually
increasing speed until they are at full speed. Coaching
Point: It is important to maintain good form while increasing
have your athletes line up against a fence and place both
hands against it, arms length away. Keeping the arms straight,
lean forward and begin running in place. On the whistle,
begin moving the legs up and down as quickly as possible.
Return to starting pace and repeat.