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Sprint Run

The sprint run is a locomotor skill characterised by a brief period where both feet are simultaneously off the ground (called the flight phase).

The ability to perform a sprint run is fundamental to many games, sports and everyday activities.

  • Lift your knees high.
  • Bring your heal close to your bottom.
  • Look ahead.
  • Make you feet follow an imaginary straight line.
  • Don’t let your heels touch the ground.
  • Land on the balls of your feet.
  • Bend your elbows and swing your arms.
  • Run tall. Shoulders back and chin up.