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Side Gallop

The side gallop or slide is unique locomotor movement skill where the individual is moving sidewards while the body and sometimes eyes are facing forwards.

  • Use light springing steps.
  • Take off and land on the ball of your foot.
  • Make your body and feet face the front.
  • Keep eyes straight ahead (or look over your shoulder).
  • Step, close, step, close… or step, together, step, together.