Jesus Depena High Jump Presentations

Jesus has done a lot of biomechanical analysis in different areas. But his work on high jumping is of great interest too me. All of his presentations can be found HERE on his page at Indiana University

The presentations below clearly explain the underlying principles of the ‘Flop’ technique. This is a valuable resource for any coach or athlete eager to gain a deeper understanding of the event. With this understanding, your training and preparation can be improved. There are still many unknown factors in the high jump, but I would strongly recommend focusing your training on factors that have a solid base in reality and are backed up by research and rigorous logic. Not to do so is to presumably rely on miraculous intervention in order to jump high. I have never seen a miracle, but good luck too you if you have

Current high jumping technique (3.3 MB) <— This is a zipped collection of files

Historical evolution of high jumping technique (4.3 MB) <— This is a Powerpoint file



About Simon Hunt

As a professional for over 15 years with a strong academic background, Simon has developed dynamic style of personal training. Effective, functional training routines, tailored towards your personal health and fitness goals are what he loves to work towards. This style of training is based around a wealth of experience that includes, working with numerous World and Olympic athletes, developing Norwegian sport champions, preventing heart problems and other diseases through exercise as a medicine, as well as countless private clients. www.sihunt.wordpress,com As professional athlete and personal trainer, i have over 24 years experience in athletics where my expertise lie in the jump events and sprints. I also have knowledge of basketball and gymnastics. I have 15 years experience working as personal trainer 6 of which as an exercise physiologist training heart patients, ranging from angina to transplant, as well as many other specialised conditions i.e. diabetics etc.
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2 Responses to Jesus Depena High Jump Presentations

  1. Hi, very nice i have learned many tips from this page great nice job.fantastic hub full of information, well done!


  2. jump program says:

    Nice one guys. I love how you present your trainings here.


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