After years of coaching trail runners of all levels, we decided to boil down the experience and wisdom we've gathered over that time into just the essentials.  We teamed up with our friends at Territory Run Co. to bring you the Head for the Hills Series, a video tutorial of these hard-earned tools and tips.  


This series will give beginner and experienced trail runners alike

our best practices to improve their craft and rise

to the myriad challenges that

the trails and hills throw our way...


Course Segments

Each segment contains detailed video tutorials with a ton of advice breaking down the following topics:

1. Power Hiking

  • Effectiveness

  • Mental Barriers and How to Overcome Them

  • Techniques to Make you a Stronger Power Hiker

2. Uphill Running

  • Cadence

  • Arm Carriage

  • VO2 Max

  • Mental Barriers


3. Downhill and Technical Trail Running

  • Picking your Line

  • Over Striding

  • The Fear Factor

What else you get:

Access to Small Group Facebook Live with Yassine or Willie with opportunity to ask questions for your specific needs (date and time TBD)


Territory Run Co. Resistance Kit-

12 Month Wall Calendar

Intention cards

Runner's Manifesto


Head Coaches:

Yassine Diboun 

Over 75 ultramarathon finishes and 12 finishes at the 100-mile distance.

*3 time Western States 100 finisher (top ten finisher in 2013)

*3 time HURT 100 finisher

*1 time UTMB finisher

*Represented the USA in the 2016 World Trail Championships 


Willie McBride

Trail Running for 12+ years

*5th Place at Fat Dog 120 (2013)

*8th Place at the Inaugural Tahoe 200 (2014)

*Yosemite to Tahoe Fastpack, 200 miles in 5 days (2014)

*First ever Single-Push on the Bailey Traverse in Olympic National Park w/ Brian Donnelly in ~25.5 hours (2015)

*Self-Supported 3.5 day Circumnavigation of the Cordillera Huayhuash (2016)