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Why You Should Use a Trap Bar Instead of a Barbell for Your Jump Training

A higher vertical jump can take months, even years, to develop. Taking a vertical from the mid-20s to the high-30s is something that requires signific...

Are Bad Landing Mechanics Slowly Breaking Down Your Body?

In the world of sports performance, we're obsessed with force production. How much force can our muscles produce, and how fast can they do it? J...

How an Elite Club Volleyball Team Learned to Jump Higher Without Any Actual Jump Training

In February 2018, I was fortunate to be given the opportunity to train the 14- and 15-year-old girls volleyball teams of the Chicago Elite Volleyball ...

11 NFL Players With Insane Vertical Jumps

Jumping. It's a simple action, yet one which can reveal a lot about an athlete's power and explosiveness. There's not a person on earth who doesn'...

5 NFL Superstars Who Had Atrocious Performances at the Combine

The 2016 NFL Combine is firmly in the books, and as in previous years, some prospects boosted their draft stock and others left Indianapolis disap...

Latest Videos in Vertical Jump

Training High Fliers at Velocity Sports Performance

Vertical jump training focuses on three areas of the athlete: leg strength, leg contraction speed and force absorption to help keep landings safe. Learn about the three best exercises athletes can use to improve their vertical leap.

Develop Lower-Body Explosiveness With Athletes' Performance NFL Draft Class

See how top prospects for the 2010 NFL Draft perform the Keiser Squat with coaching by Mark Verstegen, founder and owner of Athletes' Performance in Phoenix.

Athletes' Performance NFL Combine Training

Wide receiver Golden Tate and top-ranked tight end Jermaine Gresham prep for the biggest job interview of their careers, the NFL Combine, at Athletes' Performance in Phoenix.

Candace Parker One-Step Box Jump

Los Angeles Sparks forward Candace Parker takes us through her One-Step Box Jump drill and explains how she's used it to get explosive enough to out-jump and out-rebound opponents in the WNBA.

Mike Boyle Single-Leg Linear Hurdle Hops

Harvard defensive back Andrew Berry performs Single-Leg Linear Hurdle Hops with coaching by Mike Boyle as part of his NFL Combine training.