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Vertical Jump

The vertical jump is a locomotor skill that involves being able to jump as high as possible.

The vertical jump is related to a wide range of sports, games and physical activities. It is considered to be a more fundamental movement skill than the standing broad jump.

  • Look up.
  • Focus your eyes on where you want to go.
  • Get ready to explode up high, get ready to take off.
  • Swing your arms back and up.
  • Straighten your legs when in the air.
  • Bend your knees on landing.
  • Control your body and balance yourself when landing.
  • Land with feet shoulder-width apart.