See how you can learn an excellent pit drill from Lanphier (IL) High School Track Coach, Mike Garcia. This exercise will allow you to work on your timing and your upward movement at the start of the jump.
Your athletes may hit the bar more than usual because they are not generating any speed from their run up. It is not necessary for beginners to perform this drill with a bar.
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