Running Technique & Injury Prevention Workshop

This workshop isn’t just about running technique, it’s about unlocking your full running potential and keeping you injury-free. Whether you’re a weekend warrior or a seasoned marathoner, learn to run stronger, smoother, and pain-free.

Runner on treadmill having gait analysed

Your Hosts

Victoria Gidney – Running Technique/Gait Analysis Specialist
Joe Brocklehurst – Sports/Running Injury & Movement Therapy Specialist

What You’ll Learn

  • Running Technique: Gain a deeper understanding of proper running form and the gait cycle.
  • Gait Analysis: Get your running gait videoed and analysed in a small group setting, with personalised feedback on how to optimise your technique.
  • Dynamic Movement Skills: Improve your coordination, balance, agility, and speed with a dedicated session.
  • Injury Prevention: Learn how and why running injuries happen, and discover strategies to keep yourself healthy and running strong.
  • Movement Screening: Gain insights into your lower body’s movement patterns and how to optimise efficiency.
  • Q&A: Throughout the workshop, there will be ample time to ask questions and get expert advice from our specialists.

Workshop Details

  • Date: Saturday, July 6th 2024
  • Time: 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
  • Location: Optimal Movement Clinic (Emstrey House, SY2 6LG)
  • Cost: £60 (includes refreshments and snacks)
  • Limited Spots: Only 8 participants
Workshop Content

This workshop dives deep into running form and injury prevention to help you reach your full potential. Led by experts Victoria Gidney (gait analysis) and Joe Brocklehurst (movement therapy), the workshop analyses your running style in a small group setting, offers personalised technique improvement tips, and incorporates a dynamic movement session to boost your coordination, balance, and agility. You’ll also learn how to prevent common injuries and optimise your lower body mechanics. Don’t miss out – limited spots available!

Who's it For?

The workshop is designed for runners of all levels who want to improve their technique and prevent injuries.


Saturday 6th July 2024

10am – 1pm


£60 per person

(8 Slots Available)

Optimal Movement
Emstrey House
Shrewsbury Business Park
Your Tutors

Joe Brocklehurst – a specialist in sports injury prevention and movement therapy, will shed light on how and why running injuries happen. You’ll learn key strategies to keep your body healthy and strong, allowing you to stay on the road and avoid common setbacks.

Victoria Gidney – a certified Running Technique Specialist (Coach) with The Running School®, England Athletics CiRF, Shropshire Shuffler and STOTT Pilates® Certified Instructor. Victoria will delve into the intricacies of the gait cycle, helping you gain a deeper understanding of efficient running mechanics.

What to Bring


  • Sportswear and running shoes
  • Paper and/or tablet for note taking!
  • We will provide refreshments and snacks (vegan option available)
Profile photo of Joe Brocklehurst standing on a running track

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Joe’s knowledge and expertise used to diagnose and treat my lower back problem was excellent.
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