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Running technique sessions - run smoother, faster, further

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Our technique-change book based of my successful sessions and backed up with expert advice and exercises for transitioning to better technique

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Albert Alonso 
@ 9th November 2011 12:52:40

As a Sports Physiotherapist, I see a large variety of running injuries present at our Clinic. Whilst you may injure a joint, muscle, ligament or tendon running - initially you need to address the local site of pain, weakness, inflexibility, poor control, etc - ultimately you need to look at the complete kinetic chain & running gait that overloaded your injured running body part in the first place! Keith has not only been an invaluable part of returning my injured runners back to health, but also contributing to runners' education, gait efficiency & PBs. Thanks Keith!

Scott Partridge 
@ 30th October 2011 21:27:56

G'day Keith, I got a new running watch for my 40th birthday last week. I decided to put the new techniques you taught me to the test. When I was 38 and training for the marathon my best time was 27 mins 27 seconds for 5.59ks. Today I did the the run at the grand old age if 40 in 25 mins 31 seconds. An average of 4:34 per k. Previously I was shaving seconds. Today I shaved minutes. Thanks Keith!

Andy Bryant 
@ 28th October 2015 01:10:44

Following Keith's workshop I took 7 weeks off competition to strengthen up and run short distances barefoot, then beat my half-ironman run pb by a few minutes, 1:32. My new running form feels entirely natural now, and is sustainable through to marathon distance. Lower calves took a few months to adapt, even though I'm accustomed to flat shoes in daily life, with no history of achilles injury. Garmin metrics show that my feet spend 10% less time on the ground now (225ms). This has been a game-changer for me, and I look forward to training faster shorter distances through the (UK) winter.

Sessions

Technique assessment/change session/refresher (group)

Groups of 1 to 10 people

These last about 90 minutes but depend on numbers/questions etc

Maximum 10 people - minimum 1 person



I assess everyone's running technique and discuss the most important corrections I think should be made. Everyone makes the same group of faults so it is easy to work as a group, discussing and learning from each other, even where ability levels differ.

I expect all customers to leave with the knowledge of what they are trying to achieve and the methods for getting there; and the ability to feel the right movements and to be able to re-create them after the session.

One session will change your thinking and set you on the road to more efficient, more comfortable, faster and more enjoyable running.

At least one more (refresher) session is a must to reinforce the changes, to make sure you haven't adopted a technique that will cause injury, and to give you a tune-up to further improve your running.

Please use the Booking page to book a session.

Thank you

Technique assessment/change session - private

One-to-one (or private groups up to 4) - includes video

Approx 50 to 70 mins for 1 person, longer if you book in friends too (max group of 4)




I will assess your running technique and discuss with you the most important corrections I think you should make, and map out a path for you to follow. We will have time to try some exercises to help you feel the changes you need to make and will give you an idea of time scale and rate of progress you should expect.

I normally video each client at the start and finish of each session and then analyse and comment with the use of single frame examples from the video. These are uploaded so you can study them online and compare before and after sequences in conjunction with a follow-up email.

At least one more (group) session is a must to reinforce the changes, to make sure you haven't adopted a technique that will cause injury, and to give you a tune-up to further improve your running.

Please use the Booking page to book a session.

Thank you

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