To prepare the body for more intensive exercise while  improving coordination, conditioning and flexibility.

Skip Over Drill: Athlete skipping over hurdles alternating legs with each hurdle.


Setup 6 hurdles with about 2-3 feet in between each hurdle. Have your athlete facing the first hurdle.


  1. On the coach’s command, the athletes will begin by skipping over hurdles, alternating legs with each hurdle.
  2. Repeat.

Coaching Tips: 

  • The athlete should focus on rotating the hips while minimizIng the amount of rotation from the upper body, instead using the arms to maintain balance.
  • Remind your athletes to stay on the balls of their feet and never let their heels touch the ground through this drill.