While it’s Korean Week, here is Sa “Spring Loaded” Jae Hyouk with a 100cm/39in Vertical Jump.
Norik Vardanian performs some weighted Weighted Barbell Squat Jumps. Jumps at 70kg. This is a great exercise. I do this about twice a week. Helps me with speed. People can use this exercise who have trouble catching the bounce in the bottom of a Clean. More Weighted Jumps: Barbell Broad Jumps Barbell Box Jumps Update: Dmitry […]
Meanwhile in Egypt … Mohamed Ehab (12th at the 2009 worlds 62kg, now 69kg lifter) performs some weighted Broad Jumps to improve his explosive power. In the 2012 Cup of Egypt he did 148 + 180 which won the 69kg category. I asked him how how man jumps he did that day. 20 kg for […]
Here is a Plyometric Circuit performed by Jessica Marie Salvaggio at the OTC. Looked fun. That’s why I wanted to learn more about why and how often Zygmunt Smalcerz’s has the athletes do these kinds of jumps. Thanks to Jessica for taking the time to provide the information for ATG. We would do this for about […]
Time to upgrade your Box Jumps. This guy (Master of Sports in Weightlifting) does Weighted Box Jumps (with a 110kg x5) and maintains pretty good form throughout the set. I’m not gonna lie, at first I was like “what the hell is he doing? Injury risk yadadada”. But on second thought, if you pick a weight […]
Jared Fleming has a 170cm (67inch) running Box Jump. 67″ box jump from several months back at the Olympic Training Center. Fleming is 172cm (5’8″ or 68 inches). He is the moving black pixel in the video. Also check out Kevin Bania’s 162.5cm Standing Box Jump.
Over at JTS Strength Chad Wesley Smith (himself a former Shot Putter) shares various explosive exercises. I don’t know about you, but I have neglected explosive work (like Plyometric Push ups / Throws) for too long. Time to get better at them. As always use with caution and read his article for the details. It is important to […]
More amazing jumps from Kevin Bania. 142cm (56″) Lateral Jumps over a barrier.
Kevin Bania saw yesterday’s jumps from Alejandro Baez. He can do 122.5cm (48.25″) sumo landing box jumps too. knees to ears not needed In the post with his amazing 162.5cm jump he commented that his vertical is 86cm (34 inch)