Plyometric exercises are some of the very best drills that you can do to help your long jumpers increase their distance.
When combined with a strength training program, hip mobility exercises and training in the proper technique, plyometric metric exercises can help increase a players strength and jumping power.
In the clip below Heidi Yost, assistant coach at Wichita State University, shows you a progression of six different plyometric exercises that she use to train her long jumpers.
For more information about a complete training program for long jumpers and how to purchase the DVD click the link Becoming a Champion: Long Jump for Girls’ Track & Field
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