Hurdle Jumps

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Hurdle Jumps

Instructions

Preparation

Stand facing collapsible hurdles or barriers (12" to 36", 30 to 90 cm) set up in a row.

Execution

Squat down and jump over hurdle with feet together using a double arm swing. Upon landing, immediately jump over next hurdle.

Comments

Use both upper and lower body movements. Keep landings short. Hurdles should be collapsible in case it is not cleared. Space hurdles or barriers according to ability. Increase height of barrier as ability improves. Perform 2 or more jumps in succession.

Classification

 Utility: Plyometric
 Mechanics: Compound
 Force: Push

Force (Articulation)

Dynamic

Static

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