What is Pose Method?

Pose Method is a way of teaching running technique that proposes running is a skill with its own theory, concepts, drills, and exercises. The method focuses on pulling your feet from the ground (instead of pushing off) and using gravity to produce speed. This method leverages the body's natural muscle elasticity to run efficiently and avoid injury.

Learn more about Pose Method

How will a clinic help me?

Applying the Pose Method techniques covered in a clinic, while they may sound too good to be true, will help you:

  • Run faster
  • Run farther
  • Run injury free

If any of those sound interesting to you, consider signing up for a clinic.

Benefits of Pose Method

When is the next clinic?

Registration open for Saturday, March 23 at Train Yard 317 in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Register and run at Train Yard 317!

Chris Schapman, RTS

Chris Schapman's goal as a running technique specialist is to give runners the same freedom from injury and joy of running that he found applying the Pose Method to his running.

Since adopting Pose Method in 2015, Chris has been running faster and injury free with higher mileage than he did in college. No more knee pain. No IT band issues.

He broke the injury cycle (Build mileage...get injured...take time off...build mileage...get injured...take time off...). You can break the cycle, too. (And get a lot faster in the process!)

In addition to traditional road and trail races, Chris is an accomplished Spartan Race and obstacle course racing (OCR) athlete, so he is familiar with the demands of challenging terrain and how best to attack the course. Using Pose Method's "pulling" and "falling" will give you an advantage when it comes to hilly courses and muddy courses.


Own a gym or box? Host a running technique clinic.

Host a clinic at your gym, box, studio, community center, etc. Chris Schapman will come to your location to put on the 3-4 hour clinic for members interested in improving their running technique, avoiding injury, and ultimately becoming faster, more efficient runners.