Team Over The Top Summer Indoor Gym Running Dryland Training Clinic.

Team Over The Top Summer Indoor Gym Running Dryland Training Clinic:

* Where – Cawthra CC Pool Gymnasium (2nd. Floor)
– N-E corner of Atwater @ Cawthra (s. of QEW, n. of Lakeshore Rd.)
– enter via Pool doors off the parking lot.
When – Thursdays beginning July 4, 2012 to Aug. 30, 2012 with the exception of Aug. 23, 2012
– 8 sessions total from 6:45 to 7:45 or 8:00 p.m.
What – a running-specific training programme designed to
1. improve balance
2. improve body centering
3. improve running muscle sequence firing
4. improve running core stability
5. improve breathing cadence & arm drive to coordinate with foot turnover
6. improve running power, muscular endurance, speed & recovery
7. improve running cadence & foot turnover
8. lock in the squat/scoot technique of mid-foot running
9. developing strong feet muscles, tendons, ligaments & neuro-muscular firing by doing all training barefoot (for those desparately opposed to going barefoot in the gym, I will allow Vibram FFs but NO minimalist/coffin shoes)
Why – to decrease the risk of running injuries (SAFE)
– to increase running coordination (EFFICIENCY)
– to increase running pace over extended distances (POWERFUL)
How – using a combination of free weights, mats, stability & Bosu balls, weighted bars, tension bands, medicine balls & you own body weight to sports specificially (functionally) develop you to run as per above
– repeats, circuits, timed drills, combinations
End Result – the ability to use the Squat/Scoot method of Mid-foot running to move safely, efficiently & powerfully over gradually increasing distances
– the ability to run quieter, lower to the ground & forward with less strain on the major support joints of the body (ankles, knees, hips, back)
Cost – $130.00/person payable by cash, cheque made out to Jeff Stapleton or directly via on-line banking. This includes all gym rental & booking through the City of Mississauga, weekly e-mail updates & direct instruction/leadership by J. Jeffrey Stapleton, one of Canada’s leading technical running coaches.

Registration Deadline – Thursday, June 7, 2012. You can confirm via e-mail to Coach Jeff at coach@naturalrunning.ca

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