Long Jump: Skills & Drills

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Lloyd Richardson
44 minutes
Long Jump: Skills & Drills presents a detailed overview of the fundamentals and techniques involved in mechanically sound long jumping. Designed for coaches and athletes at all competitive levels, the DVD explains and demonstrates how coaches can train their long jumpers to maximize their performance.

Among the topics covered:

  • Setting the mark
  • Controlled speed
  • Step sequence
  • Arm motion
  • Basic jumping styles
  • The approach
  • Peaking
  • Kayak/bicycle motion
  • The landing position
  • Finishing the jump
  • Drill work
  • Conditioning
  • Mental aspects
  • Long-jump attributes