SLIDING

Start Of Slide

The base runner starts her slide in a low position. Her front leg starts to get extension out towards the base and her front foot is off the ground. Her back leg starts to tuck after she pushes towards the base. Her hands stay in front and high off the ground.

Reaching The Base

The base runner continues her slide in a low position. Her front leg remains flexed as her foot slides lightly across the dirt touching the front of the base. Her back leg reamins tucked under her bottom. Her weight stays back to keep force off her back knee and on her bottom. Her hands are off the ground.

Starting Pop Up

The base runner continues her slide by carrying momentum in to the base while pushing up with her back knee/leg. Her front leg flexes to a 90 degree angle in preparation for pushing her body up. 

Tuck And Extension

The base runner continues her slide in a low position. Her front leg is flexed as the foot slides lightly across the dirt. Her back leg tucks under her bottom after she pushes towards the base. Her weight stays back to keep force off her back knee and on her bottom. Her hands remain in front and high off the ground.

Positioning For Pop Up

The base runner continues her slide in a low position carrying her momentum to the base. Her front leg flexes more to absorb the impact of her front foot to the base. Her back leg reamins tucked under her bottom. Her weight starts to transfer forward to prepare her for a pop up slide. Her hands remain off the ground.

Popping Up

The base runner continues her pop up slide by carrying momentum to the base and upwards on the base. Her front leg continues extending upward pushing her body up into a balanced position on the base . 

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