If you can grab the ring on a basketball court with one hand, you should be able to clear 1.90m to 2m at least in the high jump. When I was 15 years old, I was playing basketball and I had developed so much explosive power with playing basketball, rebounding, and doing plyometrics training (as […]
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High Jump Technique
A question that we get from alot of high jumpers is how can they improve their high jump by improving their technique. The first thing we usually advise them to do is to improve their physical conditioning since it will allow them to jump higher in the high jump. Once the physical conditioning is maximized, […]
How to jump higher (faster!)
*Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links. You’re here because you want to jump as high as you possibly can, as quickly as you possibly can. And the way to accomplish this is by improving your body’s conditioning so that your body can explode vertically and give you more height when jumping. There are quite a […]
Best high jump training equipment.
Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links. I’m excited to be publishing this because it gives anybody that wants to become great at high jump the opportunity to setup their own training academy. Whether this is a setup at to do high jump training at home, at school, or in the local community, you will be […]
Can compression socks help you with your high jump performance?
Should you wear compression socks while doing the high jump? This one is an interesting topic because there have been many high jumpers over the years that have been known for wearing high socks when jumping. For some, it may seem like the athletes are expressing a fashion statement. But for others, there are health benefits that can […]
If you want to jump high, you need to improve your core strength (abdominals)
If you want to jump higher, run faster and be more powerful in your high jump, you must improve your core strength. Not only is it good for improving your high jump performance, but it will also minimise the chances of you getting an injury. Especially as you start to take on more explosive movements. […]
Will high jump orthotics help me jump higher?
The main thing that will make you jump higher is your speed, strength and explosive power that will give you a mighty vertical leap. Investing in items such as orthotics will help you improve the 20% of your high jumping performance, which is what you need to start considering seriously once you have started to […]
Are you cutting your curve in the high jump?
This is going to be a short, but hopefully important post as many high jumpers tend to have a problem cutting the curve in their approach to taking off. Typically, this happens when high jumpers face higher heights. Instead of maintaining their rhythm and technique to run a curve that will position their body at an […]
How do you get good at high jump?
I saw this question online. My younger brother is an elite level high jumper and I was once Australian junior champion when I was at school. One of the things that we both agree on is the approach needed to become a champion high jumper. The winning height that you will achieve on the day […]
How to win the high jump event.
When I was doing high jump, the thing that always kept me going was the pursuit to win. In the early days, I used to lose the event, but I knew that one day I would improve so much so that I would win and even possibly break records. If this sounds like a similar […]