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Coaching the Triple Jump

Coaching the Triple Jump By Boo Schexnayder, LSU I. Understanding the Event A. The Run and Its Purpose B. Hip Undulation and the Phases C. Making the Connection II. The Approach Run A. Phases B. Technical Features Posture Progressive Body Angles Pushing Up Vertical Velocities in the Run Elastic Energy Factors III. General Considerations for…

Mechanics of the Jump Approach (Part I)

MECHANICS OF THE JUMP APPROACH A Manuscript by Irving Schexnayder, University of Southwestern Louisiana Importance of the Jump Approach When projected into flight, the center of mass of any object (including the human body) follows a predetermined, predictable, unalterable parabolic curve. Thus, establishment of the proper flight path is totally dependant upon proper force application…