running form Articles

To drill or not to drill?

An interesting question, isn’t it? On the one hand, as we all know, everyone who learns something is doing it through drills – in swimming, tennis, golf, etc. On the other hand, it is boring stuff, especially in running, where our common sense doesn’t even speak of drilling at all. In running we just run… or do we?

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stride length and range of motion

Stride length and range of motion

The difference between stride length and range of motion continues to be an area of confusion that has been difficult for many of my students to understand. All too often at┬ámy clinics, I find that I need to keep coming back to this point, to clarify the biomechanical and psychological differences between these two properties…. Read more

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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

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