Coaching Association of Canada

Assisted stretching

Stage of Activity

Learn to Train, Train to Train, Train to Compete

Equipment

Rubber tubing/towel

Time

5 minutes

Number of People

Unlimited

How it Works

Stretch to as full a range as possible before getting extra stretch from either self-applied force or force from a partner. Assistance may come from self-applied force, from a partner, or from a device (e.g., a towel or rubber tubing)

Applications

Flexibility, warm up, coordination

Modifications

Can be used in all environments: field, court, pool, snow, ice, gym.