Feeling slow & sticky? Here’s how to get fast & springy 🐇

🍑🔥 “Fire under your ass!” “Bare feet on hot ground!” “Be less sticky!” All are useful cues for a common athletic problem—sticking to the ground (or obstacle) for too long during key hand/foot touches when sprinting, jumping, vaulting, climbing, etc. Moving too slow & sticky is 1 good way to limit yourself from completing your … Read more

Build your climb-up from the ground up

If your climb-up has room for improvement, work your way through these progressions, paying close attention to building ambidextrous footwork, smooth rhythm, & precise, tall landings. Feeling stuck? In between each progression are many sub-progressions. For example, make kong-ups harder by gradually increasing the wall height. Or make walking & running climb-ups harder by taking … Read more

Ankle dorsiflexion test

https://youtu.be/YMpV_INp5r8 ft. Taylor Carpenter🎥 Ryan Ford This ankle dorsiflexion test is a simple, telling way to see if tightness in your Achilles tendon and/or calf muscles holds you back in training. If you want springier jumps/sprints, or softer/safer landings, quality ankle DF is a top priority (both passive & active ROM). A lack of ankle DF … Read more

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