Single-leg Box Depth Jump

Practical Usage

Incorporate this exercise into the routine of your choice with the upcoming ExRx app. Or use the workout creation guide for an evidence-based do-it-yourself approach.


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



Stand on short plyo box or platform. Stand on one leg with other leg elevated or extended forward slightly.


Hop forward off box or platform on one foot. Pull arms back to each side and land on one foot. Immediately throw arms forward and jump up to higher box or platform. Land again on same foot, bending leg to absorb impact. Repeat with other leg.


Land on forefoot then come down on whole foot. Alternative method is to begin on both feet, step off and jump with one foot and land on both feet.

Force (Articulation)



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