Lateral Steps Over Hurdles

• Place two 10- or 12-inch hurdles two feet apart
• Begin in athletic stance with hurdles to left
• Step laterally over first hurdle with left leg, then right leg
• Step over second hurdle with left leg; lift right leg off ground, then pause
• Step back over hurdles in opposite direction with same pattern
• Repeat pattern in continuous motion for specified time

In-Season Sets/Reps: 2x10 seconds
Off-Season Sets/Reps: 3-4x20 seconds
Coaching points: Keep knees up as you step over hurdles // Go through pattern with control // Maintain balance throughout exercise // Keep back straight and head up // Concentrate on pushing off inside of feet