Pose Method Articles
Swimming Technique: Swimming by Change of Support
No matter which environment we are moving within, we have the same rules and laws for performing efficient movement. Swimming is no exception. In the Pose Method of swimming we stick to the same principles of efficient movement that we discussed for running, however, in swimming because of the specific medium of water, there are… Read more
Theory & Practice: Strength Training in Swimming
Strength training in swimming is a lot like strength training in any other sport. It is centered on supporting technique. The typical thinking is that the stronger the better. The bigger the muscles the more physical strength you have. That is not correct. Our muscles are a part of a larger mechanism. They do not and… Read more
Why Runners Should Not Focus on Their Footstrike
If you were to attend the Pose Method Course on running technique you’d hear something many don’t expect to hear – an instruction of the participants to not focus on their footstrike. “Forget about footstrike! Pull, pull, pull!” If you’ve already attended the course, you know why, and for everyone else, the answer is simple… Read more
5 Things You Should Know About the Running Pose
There is only one Running Pose. The Running Pose that you go through is identical to the Running Pose of the runner next to you at the local race, as well as an elite runner at the championship or Olympics. The Running Pose is the key pose that is the heart of the running cycle. It is a… Read more
How High to Pull Your Foot Up When Running?
How high should you pull your foot up when running and with how much effort? To know the answer to this question, one has to understand the purpose of the action of pulling your foot up when running. This is where the importance of understanding the ‘why’ is highlighted again. Reading the theory and understanding… Read more
How to Beat Knee Pain
How to beat knee pain for good? Before we talk about it I’d like to go over a couple of things that will help us address this topic in the correct manner and from the logical point of view. The truth is that many people can solve their knee issues by simply eliminating damaging actions from… Read more
Pose vs Posture
Like many other terms, these two are often used interchangeably. While it’s ok if you’re talking about arts and photography, it carries a different message when it comes to athletics and human movement. Understanding the difference will prevent a misdirected effort and help you progress. Pose In the Pose Method, when we refer to the… Read more
Champions Club Chronicles Vol. 3: Teen Athletes Spotlight
“Teaching develops perception, and perception allows you to be your own coach”. Coach Sinagoga shares his approach to training teen athletes by using a mix of Pose Method, CrossFit and plain old fun.
Pose Running and “The Science”
Pose running technique has a very specific standard derived from an underlying theory of movement. To the best of my knowledge, Pose is the only running technique that has a standard or for that matter is based on a specific theory of movement. All other running techniques I’m familiar with are based on disjointed rules-of-thumb, with no unifying concept.
The Role and Importance of a ‘Standard’
Unless we figure out how to defy gravity or it suddenly changes the way it works – we will abide by its current standard of operation that has not changed since our planet came into being.
How Science is Misused and Misunderstood
If the context is too limited, the bigger picture is missed and the results can be misleading. This is also one reason why so many studies seem to contradict each other. They lack proper context when analyzed.
File under: Pose Method,Science,Technique
Tagged with: Conceptual Science, Confounding Variables, Cybernetics, Descriptive Science, Reductionist Methodology, research, scientific research, Systems Science
On your feet all day
A while ago I was asked to discuss this topic by one of our clinic’s attendees in London. He had a job that required staying on his feet all day and he had lots of problems due to such overloading. I wasn’t surprised to hear about his problems related to this circumstance. It’s not just… Read more
Gravity and movement
Gravity is mentioned everywhere – advertising, articles, news, etc. It is talked about in relation to what seems to be a random selection of things like treadmills and some other exercise equipment, shoes, even bras, and a few other curious products. All of that is great yet based on the information mentioned along with the… Read more
Pose Method in Sports
The question of how to use Pose Method effectively in other sports is asked all the time. Running is part of virtually all sports and athletic activities, but it’s not all just running of course. We’re dealing here with sprinting, dashing, zig zagging, coming to a sudden stop and then suddenly dashing again, and so… Read more
File under: Human Body,Pose Method,Running,Speed,Sports,Technique
Tagged with: agility, baseball, basketball, bodyweight, fitness, football, health, human movement, kids, movement, rugby, soccer, sports, zigzag
Pose Method of Throwing
There is a world of difference between throwing using your whole body and throwing with your arm. While the first one gets you the most out of your effort, the latter one has a sad trail of injured arms. Have you checked the MLB injury stats lately?
Theory & Practice: Form and technique in athletics
Form and technique are directly connected. One is a product, result, of the other. You have to first learn how to (technique) to do it (athletic form) in order to make it happen (proper athletic form). Technique is a skill of doing. We produce good form when we skillfully do something. For example, we produce… Read more
File under: Cycling,Pose Method,Running,Sports,Swimming,Technique,Throwing
Tagged with: athletic form, cycling form, cycling technique, form, good running form, running form, running technique, sports, swimming form, swimming technique
What is muscle elasticity? If you were to stretch a muscle you would see it shrink back a bit. In plain words, it’s a natural ability to recover to original form upon the removal of the force initially applied. In physical activity it is the ability of muscles to perform work, specifically, to contract rapidly… Read more
The Pose – how it works
Those poses are referred to as ‘key poses’, as Dr. Romanov named them, because they are at the center, they connect the preceding poses with the ones that follow, while serving as a conductor of energy and all forces involved, and producing the most efficient movement.
There are many poses. Any and all human movement consists of a myriad of poses. However, some are at the center of the movement and others are just happening in between.