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Looking to increase your vertical jump? Learn how to improve your vertical jump with our vertical jump exercises and programs advice. Whether you play basketball or volleyball (or any other sport), you will be able to increase your vertical leap quickly and safely.

Want to improve your vertical jump for basketball? Or just show off to your friends? Here are some inside tips on how to get that explosion under our feet. There are a million “Increase Your Jump” programs out there, and many of them have great advice. The first thing you should know is that practice makes perfect. But don’t practice more than 5 times a week. Four or five days a week will allow your muscles to rest and heal on the off days. Before you begin your practice, make sure .....Continue Reading

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Strength can be increased using traditional strength training, with emphasis on the posterior chain (or “p-chain”) which consists of the hamstrings, calves, lower back and glute muscles. Studies have shown that the majority of force generated during a vertical jump is generated by these muscles, and most importantly the quadriceps which are not part of the p-chain. .....Continue Reading

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Use Chalk or a piece of tape and reach as high as you can flat footed against a wall and make a mark on the wall there. Then jump as has high as you can off two feet straight up and mark the wall at the apex of your jump. Measure between the two marks with a tape measure. That is your vertical jump. Do two or three repetitions to make sure it’s accurate. Read More→

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Improving your vertical jump is not that difficult. In fact, if you have the right vertical training program it can be done quite easily. There are a lot of things that you can do that will help. The real question is what things are going to help you a lot and which things are only going to help you a little bit. Read More→

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This article was provided by Performance Coach, Kelly Baggett. He is also the author of the Vertical Jump Development Bible so if think this article is helpful, be sure to check out his vertical jump training program.

basketballgirlHow important is a strong vertical jump to you? Well, even if you’re not a basketball player, volleyball player, high-jumper, and you don’t participate in a sport that requires leaping ability, you still might want to pay attention to it. Yes, even if you happened to be a sumo wrestler, whose sport requires staying glued to the ground – assessing your jumping ability would still have merit for you!

In practically all the world of sport the vertical leap can be and is frequently used as a measuring tool to assess the ability to display power, explosive strength, and the ability to use your strength. Jumping ability is to athletic development what the ability to accelerate from 0-60 is to street-car racing. You can put a bigger engine in a car, but what it can do with the horsepower it has is evaluated in the race. Unless it can “get it up and go” quickly, that extra horsepower is of no use. In much the same way the vertical jump assesses your “get up and go” and how well you can use the horsepower in your own body. Read More→

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