Learn Vertical Jump with Dom (1 Min)
Classes by Dom Termansen • 1m 18s
The Vertical Jump is a simple, controlled jump directly upwards while remaining in spot. You want to focus on three keys things: soft landings in a low hip position, quick transitions and going for max height. Don’t be afraid to really go for it.
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