Jumpers practice their takeoff.


  • Run the drill at the high jump apparatus.

How it Works

  1. Jumper takes four to six steps, takes off and scissors over the high jump bar, which is set at a low height.
  2. Jumper should attempt to land on his or her feet on the mat.

Coaching Tips

  • In this drill, special attention should be paid to the free-leg drive and take-off position fundamentals.