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Why Every Athlete Should Train Single-Leg Jumps

This article is part 4 in a four-part series on programming and progressing jump training for field sport athletes. Check out Parts 1, 2 and 3 here. ...

How Assisted Jumps Make You a Better Athlete (and Why You Don't Need Bands to Perform Them)

Vertical jump training can be confusing. Type into Google "how to increase vertical jump," and you'll find thousands of opinions. Some say you need...

Why Learning How to Stick Your Jumps is a Critical Part of Jump Training

This article is part 2 of a four-part series on programming and progressing jump training for field sport athletes. Part one is here. You want to b...

Why You Should Use a Trap Bar Instead of a Barbell for Your Jump Training

A higher vertical jump can take months, even years, to develop. Taking a vertical from the mid-20s to the high-30s is something that requires signific...

Are Bad Landing Mechanics Slowly Breaking Down Your Body?

In the world of sports performance, we're obsessed with force production. How much force can our muscles produce, and how fast can they do it? J...