Texas A&M Assistant Track Coach, Jim VanHootegem, has been a member of five NCAA Championship coaching staffs. Here he walks you through unique takeoff drills that are great for beginner to more experienced jumpers. The takeoff progressions helps develop coordination, elastic strength, posture, and ground force production as well as plyometric development for the moment of takeoff.
You will see demonstration of rocking chair drills in the clip above.
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