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Steve Chavez’s Coaching Drills and Exercises for Runners©

Coach Steve Chavez’s instructional videos demonstrate drills and exercises useful for training runners at any distance or discipline. Videos include:

  • Introduction & Warming Up: Leg Swings – A, B, C Swings
  • Running Posture: Fire Drills; A & B Walks; A & B Skips; High Knees, Lunges, Finishing Your Warm-Up
  • Strength Plyometric Drills: Step-Ups; Box Jumps; Side Jumps; Switch Jumps; Lateral Jumps
  • Plyometric Speed Drills: High Knees; “Flash” Dance; Bounding; Straight-Leg Bounding; Backward Running; Frog Jumps; 3 Point Stance
  • Medicine Ball Drills & Weighted Squats: Trunk Twist; “Over-Under”; Weighted Squats; Conclusion

Introduction & Warming Up
The “A” Leg Swings
The “B” Leg Swings
The “C” Leg Swings
(1:35)


Running Posture
“Fire Drills”
“A” Walks
“B” Walks
“A” Skips
“B” Skips
High Knees
Lunges
Finishing Your Warm-Up
(3:35)


Strengthening Plyometric Drills
Step-Ups
Box Jumps
Side Jumps
Switch Jumps
Lateral Jumps
(3:26)


Plyometric Speed Drills
High Knees
“Flash” Dance
Bounding
Straight-Leg Bounding
Backward Running
Frog Jumps
3 Point Stance
(3:27)


Medicine Ball Drills & Weighted Squats
Trunk Twist
“Over-Under”
Weighted Squats
Conclusion
(2:50)