What is controversial and misunderstood by high jumpers and coaches? The high jump penultimate step of course! Coaches see the second-to-last step differently and have different opinions about its purpose.
A list of high jump drills that help a jumper improve his and her high jump technique.
Most Of The High Jump Is The Approach Run The high jump approach is approximately 90% of the high jump. Almost all of what a high jumper needs to do to clear the bar happens in the approach. Once a jumper is air-born, they become a projectile and there is little to do to change […]
Javier Sotomayor, The Best High Jumper In The World. Imagine investing your life into working out in order to chase the high jump world record. Year-after-year, you practice. Weightlifting. Coaching. Running. Sweat and pain. Day-after-day until you become a master. Your country loves you. You’re an expert at high jumping and can propel your body…
High jump technique after liftoff is 10% of the jump and the flight determines your success.