High Knee Run

High Knee Run

Classification

Bearing: Weight
Impact: High

Instructions

Preparation

Stand with left front slightly in front of other foot. Lean forward and place left arm back and right arm forward.

Execution

Lift right knee high and step forward while swinging left arm up and right arm back. Propel body upward and forward by extending left leg. Lower right leg while beginning to raise left knee while pulling left arm back and right arm forward. Land on extended right leg. Continue movement on opposite side, alternating quickly between sides.

Comments

This movement can serve as Warm-up and Dynamic Stretch before sports participation or sports conditioning workout. Land and push off on forefeet.

Easier

Pump more slowly without lifting legs as high when beginning.

Harder

Pump more quickly and lift knees high, bringing lifted ankle up and over base knee.

Force (Articulation)

Dynamic

Static

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