GUERRILLA DRILL, EXERCISE 2: LUNGE WALK
Purpose: This exercise develops the leg power needed to move both vertically and horizontally (Figure 9-47).
Starting Position: Straddle stance.
Movement: Walk forward, starting with the left foot, stepping as in the forward lunge. Lightly touch the knee of the rear leg to the ground with each step. Without returning to the starting position, continue to lunge walk to the 25-yard stop point by alternating legs.
Figure 9-47. Lunge walk
- Incorporate arm swing with the arm opposite the forward leg raised parallel to the ground.
- Keep the back straight and the head up.
- Do not allow the knee of the lead leg to move forward of the toes of the forward foot.
Precaution: Do not allow the knee of the rear leg to forcefully contact the ground.