Correct Running Technique

High Knees Marching / Skipping / Running

Players move across the ground with a high knee action.

Toes up, heels up, step over opposite knee.

The emphasis is not on speed over the ground but good technique and control.

The progression is to skipping and then running.

High Knees - Marching

High Knees - Marching
Toes up
Heels up
Knees up
Head Still
Eyes Focused
Distance 20 Metres Walk back recovery

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