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:
Update: Dmitry Klokov also likes Barbell Jumps for explosive power development.
He likes to do sets of 10. In this interview he mentions that he does them after Squats.
“When we Squat we “kill” our speed. Squat Jumps make us fast again. Weight is not important here, speed is.”
Update: Here is 29 year old Tatiana Matveeva doing her jumps.
She is the 2006 European Champion in the 69kg category.
Update: Here are Karen Tovmasjan’s Jumps.
He likes to do 4 sets of 10 repetitions.