Pose Method: Level 1 Drills

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So you’re familiar with the concept of the Pose Method and why it might be useful for your running (if not check out our earlier articles here). And you’re itching to get started with some actual drills to begin improving your technique.

How to use these drills

Work your way through these basic drills to help familarise yourself with how the Pose Method encourages you to run.We suggest integrating these drills into the beginning of your warmups as well as a focused technique session once a week for at least 4 weeks. Pose Method – Level 1 Drills The suggested initial drills for the Pose Method are:

  • Body weight Perception
  • 2 Leg Hops
  • Skip
  • Toes in and out
  • Side to side pendulum

 

1. Bodyweight Perception

Spend a minimum of 2mins practicing this drill before your training.

2. 2 Leg Hops

Suggested time: 2-3 mins practicing this drill before your training.

3. Skip

Suggested time: 2-3 mins practicing this drill before your training.

4. Toes in and out

Suggested time: 2-3 mins practicing this drill before your training.

5. Side to side pendulum

Suggested time: 2-3 mins practicing this drill before your training.

6. Front lunge

Suggested time: 2-3 mins practicing this drill before your training.

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