The Broad Jump is a ballistic exercise for beginners to improve neural pathways for explosive running and jumping, body control and coordination.

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Before you engage in ballistics you may want to take a look at Ballistic Training: How To Optimize Explosiveness for maximum results and a sample ballistic training workout for advanced athletes.

Broad Jump Description

Broad Jump

Broad Jump

  1. Stand up straight and position the feet under the hips; arms remain close to the body
  2. Place 2 agility rings in front of the feet and step inside
  3. Flex hips while simultaneously swinging arms posterior (counter-move arm swing); look forward
  4. Jump forcefully forward; swing arms anterior and over the head; fully extend hips
  5. Land on both legs into a squat position; look down to the ground during landing; lean forward with upper body
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