Double Leg Bound

Classification

Utility: Plyometric
Mechanics: Compound
Force: Push
Function: Leg Ext (Horizontal)
Intensity: Medium High

Instructions

Preparation

Squat partially down and pull arms back behind body to each side.

Execution

Swing arms forward and jump high and far. Immediately pull heels to buttocks. Begin to pull arms back just before descent. Cycle into high knee position. Land with feet slightly in front of body and arms behind body to each side. Absorb landing by lowering body to partial squat position. Repeat bounding.

Comments

Drill emphasizes optimal lower body running mechanics while incorporating additional ground reaction force. Perform for maximum height, maximum distance, or combination of both. Also known as Double Leg Cycle Hops.

Force (Articulation)

Dynamic

Static


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