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Build Your Jumping

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How do I increase my vertical jump?

Build Your Jumping

In order to better your jumping, you need to increase your leg strength and stamina. A great way to do this is by doing a consecutive jumping drill. Begin by jumping as high as you can off both feet. Your hands should be above your head and rotating to help you jump high. As soon as you land, go right back up. Repeat this twenty-five times. Next, jump twenty-five times off your right foot, then twenty-five times off your left. Keep your hands up and go up as quickly as you can after landing. Next, jump twenty-five times bringing your knees to your chest. You can now bring your arms down in order to maintain balance, but continue jumping as quickly as possible. Then jump twenty-five times trying to kick your heals into your rear end. Finally, perform twenty-five Jerry Wests. A Jerry West is a jump in which you bend forward at the waist extending your arms at forty-five degree angles. Try to touch your fingertips to your toes.



2/3/2007 3:31:24 PM
Carly said:

I am just a little short so jumping really helps me get on the boards and this drill can help me to be able to jump higher and get the reboung even against mucher larger players thank you for the tips

5/27/2007 11:28:10 AM
Amit said:

These tips on the shooting column are alike to what my coach, Coach Kitchen says about shooting


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