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High Jump Approach Importance

High Jump Approach Importance, About 90%.

The high jump approach importance is almost everything. When you get the approach run right, 90% of the high jump work is complete.  While your hips clear the crossbar, know the effort came from the approach.  Furthermore, immediately upon feeling the high jump pit hit the back of your neck, notice the effort came from the approach. Finally, after you leap into the air in celebration, appreciate the effort came from the approach! Continue reading “High Jump Approach Importance”

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