Which is faster, the “false step” or “forward step”?

Observe a young athlete accelerate from a standing still position. In my experience, the vast majority of these athletes will “false step” to initiate the movement. The false step involves a quick step in the opposite direction of which they wish to accelerate before the first forward step. The false step takes advantage of the ...

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