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Core Knowledge

Movements

Pillar Skip - Lateral

Starting Position

  • Standing

Procedure

  • Moving laterally, lift knee and foot with opposite arm
  • Drive foot down to ground, generating a double foot contact and pushing away through the inside of the foot as opposite foot and knee lift
  • Continue for prescribed distance and switch directions

Coaching Keys

  • Maintain perfect posture
  • Keep toes pulled up to shin
  • Keep feet apart
  • Push trail leg foot down and away through the ground with hip going into full extension
  • Initiate movement from glutes
  • Drive elbows back as opposite leg attacks ground

You Should Feel It

  • Working the entire body

Tags: Mobility, Lateral Movement, Movement Preparation, Hip

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