No. There’s an association with the best high jumpers in the world being tall, but some of the most talented high jumpers in history weren’t that tall. Stefan Holm is the most renowned short high jumper from recent years. At a height of 1.81m (or 5 feet and 11 inches), the Swedish high jumper was […]
High Jump Training
The high jump scissor kick technique.
For anybody who starts off doing the high jump, they are usually introduced to the scissor kick technique first. Despite many athletes opting to start with the flop technique, learning the scissor kick technique can help the athlete jump higher as they develop their high jumping skill. It is also a great skill to use […]