The Box Jump

Box Jump basic description: Elevating the center of mass to a predetermined stable surface by jumping

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Performing the Box Jump

  1. >Stand about a foot away from the box with feet underneath the hips and arms by the sides
  2. >Bend the knees and swing your arms back
  3. >Swing the arms forward and jump off two feet in order to land on the box with two feet
  4. >On landing, bend the knees to absorb any impact
  5. >After landing, stand up straight (open the hips) and either step off the box or jump off the box
  6. >If jumping off the box, be sure to bend the knees upon landing


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Box Jump technique and points of performance

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