Accelerated Locomotion

In the Left AIC patterned individual, harnessing the crossed extensor reflexes on the right and optimizing the crossed extensor reflexes on the left is encouraged.

During flexion, activation occurs at the ankle (dorsiflexion), then continues up to the knee joint and the hip.  This is usually often seen on the left and why some coaches ask athletes to “cock the toe” or “pull toes up”. The ankle joint is the foundation of flexion.

Activation for extension starts at the hip and moves down to the knee and ankle, creating the leg drive commonly referred to as triple extension.  This is often seen on the right.

Which specific toe would you remove to create a functional obligatory Left AIC pattern? Click here for the answer.

Posted January 27, 2009 at 6:02PM
Categories: Techniques


No Comments


CD Bundles
Non-manual Techniques
Manual Techniques DVD
Manual Techniques
PRI Video for You

Must login to comment

It's fast and easy!  Just create an account and you can begin commenting.

Sign up or Login