Good vs Bad Triple Jump

Posted by Reuben Jones



Today, Complete Track & Field Clinic Jumps Leader Reuben Jones shares a video breaking down what ‘bad’ triple jump looks like and what ‘good’ triple jump looks like.

He also explains common errors to look for, as well as what quality execution looks like. Plus, he uses a 43’4 female triple jumper as his demo athlete, so that alone is worth checking out!

If you’ve struggled performing or coaching the triple jump this year, you’ll definitely want to watch this video!

If you’re serious about getting better as a jumper or jumps coach, then register now for the 2013 Complete Track & Field Clinic.

The first entry deadline is Friday, May 31, 2013!

Remember: Coach Jones will be teaching and fixing these techniques at this summer’s Complete Track & Field clinic. Our first registration deadline is *this* Friday, May 31 so if you haven’t registered yet, you’re running out of time!



Reuben Jones - Reuben Jones begins his third year as an assistant track & field coach at Princeton, specializing in the women’s hurdle, jump and sprint events for the Tigers. During the 2018 season, Jones helped the women’s sprinters/hurdlers/jumpers record seven indoor marks and ten outdoor marks that rank within the school’s all-time top 10. Jones came to Princeton after spreading his wings at Columbia University. During his three years in New York City, his women earned 26 All-Ivy honors in the sprints and jumps including program records in the 60m, 60m hurdles, 100m, 100m hurdles, 400m relay, 800m relay and triple jump. Jones began his Ivy League coaching career with a two-year tenure at Brown University – working with the men’s and women’s jumps and multi-events. Jones saw the jump/multi-event group earn five All-Ivy honors and record 16 marks that rank within the school’s all-time top 10. Jones graduated from the University of Virginia in 2008 with a bachelor’s degree in sociology. He still holds the second fastest 60m and 100m times in school history.

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