Category Archives: Vertical power

Jumps and Plyometrics First Session @ Front Yard with Coach Simon Hunt


Rickard is an ex swimmer and this was his first jumps session. The mechanics of this session was all double foot work warming up with full range exercises and learning how to accelerate the body mass through hip and ankle … Continue reading

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Jon Willy M50 High Jump – Pre Winter Aerobic Conditioning


Training programme for 6 weeks of aerobic conditioning before the start of phase 1 strength conditioning for high jump. The principles are strength based movement done correctly, consistency of repetitions to keep heart rate high and intensity is controlled by … Continue reading

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High Jump Training at Moss Athletics Club


Every Tuesday I travel to Moss to train Jon who is M50 class veteran and Astrid who is Norwegian indoor and outdoor champion for under 16´s high jump. Moss is a nice soft track and great to jump on. On this … Continue reading

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Oslo High Jump Group Sunday Training Week 4


Week 4 of OHG at Bislett indoors. We trained drills with a pole in the first phase too help the athletes focus on their leg movements while controlling their core not to twist. This also help me to see how … Continue reading

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Oslo High Jump Group OHG, The Beginning……


Oslo High Jump Group (OHG) is a group of athletes and coaches that meet once a week on Sundays, who work together to improve the standard of high jumping in Norway. This is an open group that anyone can join … Continue reading

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Joel Smith Q & A with Simon Hunt. Box & Hurdle Jumping with Weightlifting


Joel Smith is the founder of Just Fly Sports (www.just-fly-sports.com), an excellent training site all about jumping high and running fast. He is currently the head Strength and Conditioning coach, assistant Track & Field coach, and adjunct professor of Sports Science … Continue reading

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Basic running drills for all athletes and high jumpers


These are the three basic drills required to train running technique. Ankle roll, heel pic up and high knees. In the video each of these are demonstrated for 5 meters with a transition into running over 10 meters. Each drill … Continue reading

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