Gone are the days where we sit in a circle and slowly hold a stretch for each arm and leg. In fact, static stretching has been shown to have negative effects on explosive muscle performance. Your slow relaxing stretch is better saved for the end of practice.
Source: Drill: Dynamic Stretching
|Dynamic stretches include knee hugs, high knees, ankle pulls, butt kicks, lunges, soldier kicks, hip pulls, hamstring T-stretch, karaoke, progressive skips, and more.|
|Fundamental Movement Skills|
|Ages 6+ (FUNdamentals + Learn-to-Train)|