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Posture & Attitude

Good posture helps young athletes move with ease, comfort and control.

Good posture helps young athletes move with ease, comfort and control. Good posture also encourages relaxation, which leads to a positive mental outlook. Learning to run with good posture leads to more enjoyable and successful running.
These lessons address running "tall," keeping the body stable and facing forward. They encourage students to stay relaxed, and to embody the attributes of great athletes.

Lesson Plans

Running Tall

Students learn to move with head held high and eyes looking forward—improving balance and increasing speed.

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Face Relaxation

Fun, silly-seeming exercises to help young runners relax their facial muscles and in turn, relax their running.

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Copy Cat

A playful way to experience how attitude affects running, acting out various moods while on the run

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Youth and Schools