Lateral Shuffle

Lateral Shuffle

Classification

Bearing: Weight
Impact: High

Instructions

Preparation

Stand with right side facing intended path in athletic position: wide stance with knees, hips, and arms bent, chest up.

Execution

Step sideways in direction of intended path with right leg. Side step with left leg and push off second side step with right leg before landing left leg. Continue for shuffling pattern to desired point.

Comments

Start slow and build up pace. Intensity is normally increased by shuffling faster or taking wider strides so that plant of trailing foot occurs beyond point at which leading foot had just left. Also known as Side Shuffle.

Force (Articulation)

Dynamic

Static

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