Monthly Archives: June 2012
Vertical jump training tactics carry an important mission of attuning subsequental training outputs. The microcycle of vertical jump or any other training is based on a rule, that time of recreation isn’t sufficient, therefore creating a summation of effects of two or more training courses, resulting in bigger supercompensation. One option is like this: duration of the microcycle is one week, with scheme 5+1. In terms of gaining more from vertical jump training, the order of exercises is very important. You should start with exercises, that use large muscular groups and proceed, step by step, towards training smaller muscles. Starting with smaller muscles will stress them out, before large muscles gain enough output. Many small muscles are in work while training bigger muscular groups, therefore acting as a kind of helpers. The other important thing is the number of sets. There are many contrary opinions, whether to use one or several series while exercising. The inquiries indicate, that trainings, consisting of several sets, give nearly the same result as one-set trainings. The number of repetitions in one set depends on value of resistance. As training with small resistance doesn’t guarantee increment of strentgh, You should use resistance of 80-90% … Continue reading
In the 2011 NBA Slam Dunk Contest the Washington Wizards JaVale McGee made two dunks side by side baskets. Sport Science analysing how he`s able to do it.
With the first pick in the 2012 NBA draft New Orleans Hornets select Anthony Davis. If you want to read all the details about NBA draft 2012 check out the official site.
You can do all these vertical jump exercises at home or basically anywhere to increase vertical jump.
Kevin Love shows us how to box out sumo wrestler. Love is one of the best rebounders in NBA but can he box out a professional sumo wrestler? Last season Kevin Love led the NBA with over 1100 rebounds. One of the keys of his game under the basket is the ability to box out opponents.
Hyper eccentric heavy squat jumps by Jacob Hiller.
People fail to increase their vertical leap because they are unfamiliar with working principles, practises and techniques that produce steady and predictable gains. Find out how Jump Manual can help you and why is it working so well!
Vertical jump training should be enjoyable, not painful and unpleasant. If that’s not the case, then there must be a certain reason why organism rejects it. What about Your current fitness level and health? How to estimate it? How to follow Your development? All these questions will be answered with help of special tests. Image credit: increasingverticaljump.org Important idicators of fitness level are muscular power, – flexibility and overall flexibility. In current program we have established a goal – the increase of vertical jump. As a result we must be able to watch and control the course of our vertical jump training. When it comes to physical fitness, there are two pointers to watch: Fitness related to self-determination, in our program it is developing vertical jump. For that You must increase all components related to growth of jumping ability to maximum. Second sector is health-related fitness, by this we mean components that cover man’s health condition. Health-related fitness markers are aerobic working capacity, motor efficiency of muscles and constitutive parts of body. Form of preparedness: this will help You to understand if current program of developing vertical jump suits You. Is physical stress unfavourable for You and should You consult … Continue reading
When we say “hang time” “air time”, we are talking about how long someone is in the air. What goes up must come down, right? Is hang time a myth or reality? Can the best dunkers hang in the air? NBA point guard Jordan Farmar is in the ESPN Sport Science to find it out!
Sport Science analysing LeBron James vertical jump and power.