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Vertical & Horizontal Jumps Drills

So Latif has asked me several times to write a post giving coaches opportunities to improve their jumpers’ technique even when coaching large groups, without a jumps facility or when athletes/coaches are pressed for time. Over the summer, one of our horizontal jumpers competed for her country, Ghana, at the Commonwealth Games and the IAAF…

Drill Progressions for Jumpers (Early Season)

Early Season Technical Development As much as we like to think the opposite, I assume athletes don’t participate in many organized activities. Most of our track and field athletes are working on their general fitness during the summertime. I looked to my favorite hip-hop artist, Joe Budden, for inspiration. When beginning my annual training plan,…

Good vs Bad Triple Jump

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…

Boo Schexnayder on Triple Jump

Aside from basic bounding skills, there are two major technical components of concern in the hop phase: 1. The Hop Leg Cycle 2. The Free Leg Cycle Watch as Boo Schexnayder sheds more light on the first phase of the triple jump: Get more exclusive information on the horizontal jumps from Coach Schexnayder. If you…