Strengthens runner’s hip flexor muscle (iliopsoas) which important for sprinting.


  • Drill can be run anywhere.

How it Works

  1. Runner stands.
  2. Runner kicks leg forward using a “hip punch”.
  3. Runner kicks opposite leg forward.
  4. Runner moves forward this way, kicking one leg and then the other.
  5. Run drill for 10 meters.

Coaching Tips

  • Runner should be kicking their legs like they are kicking a ball.
  • Each kick should move the runner forward about one foot.