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High Jump Rhythm – The Language of Flight

High Jump Rhythm – Just Like Dancing.


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The music starts with the audience in the form of hand claps. The dancer is the athlete who morphs his or her shoes, legs, hips, and body into the desired gyrations on the approach runway.  The gyrations are high jump rhythm approach running. They are critical for the athlete to get the tempo, pace, and rhythm correct to be successful. Continue reading “High Jump Rhythm – The Language of Flight”

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Fosbury Flop: How To Maneuver In The Air

Fosbury Flop Tips To Raise The Crossbar.


Fosbury Flop technique exists because humans aren’t meant to fly. Our ancestors developed other skills like running and hiding to gather food and prevent demise. The stratosphere and soaring jumpers were not in the equation.

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