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xPanDa

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coming from 'the vertical summit' !
« on: February 23, 2013, 10:30:31 am »
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Hey Guys,

Not sure if many of you guys are from the old forums Terminal Vertical/ Vertical Terminal and 'The Vertical Summit' - TVS (been following Scooby  :-[ )
Well I've been lurking around the Vertical Jump Training community for a while now, but wasnt a frequent poster. I had journals in both forums.
I Wasnt very into training in the very begin, wasnt very consistent, and didnt push myself very hard...
got better 4 or 5 years? and eventually reached my goal of being able to dunk. TOOK ME A LONG TIME. and i wasnt very consistent at dunking.

But eventually, one month ago, i got to the point where i could make a clean dunk. (if i was fresh).
but the week after that i tore my ACL  :uhcomeon:

Its been 6 weeks since the injury and 3 weeks post-op.
Lost about 5kgs. leg has gotten smaller and virtually lost all strength. couldnt even stand on it after surgery. couldnt even lift it, kick it, bend it. could not walk.

Pretty devastated... but i will not let this set me back.
I will transform this disabled leg, into a leg that i can jump off and DUNK.
I AM DETERMINED TO GET BACK!

 :raging:

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Re: coming from 'the vertical summit' !
« Reply #1 on: February 23, 2013, 10:54:36 am »
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It's okay.  the way i look at injuries is that it will boost your cns and give you that motivation you did not have before.  Plus you gain back the strength you once had easily when you lose it from inactivity.
33yrs | 24in SVJ | >45% BF | 227LB | 5'9 | 7'5 reach | 400lb max squat paused | 5'8 wingspan | 26in RVJ

Coming back from 2 years of inactivity!

Goal: Maintain 385-405lb squat while cutting down to 165 LB

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Re: coming from 'the vertical summit' !
« Reply #2 on: March 27, 2013, 04:39:54 am »
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Man... i dont know if you have ever been seriously injured and needed surgery and to sit out for over a year..
Recently my friends have been getting injured pretty bad.
i know 4 guys who tore their ACL.
one guy tore it twice
and recently another one severley dislocated his ankle. cast for 6 weeks, and needs physio.

Im starting to doubt myself, thinking its not worth coming back to play basketball...
maybe if i was a professional athlete that gets paid.

But im not.

Tearing your ACL cost THOUSANDS, surgery, hospital and shit loads of physio. not to mention affecting your ability to work.

is it worth it?

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Re: coming from 'the vertical summit' !
« Reply #3 on: March 27, 2013, 10:24:13 am »
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It's okay.  the way i look at injuries is that it will boost your cns and give you that motivation you did not have before.  Plus you gain back the strength you once had easily when you lose it from inactivity.

hahahaha oh my god. whatever peeeeels your banana, buddy.
Muscles are nonsensical they have nothing to do with this bullshit.

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Re: coming from 'the vertical summit' !
« Reply #4 on: March 27, 2013, 12:10:08 pm »
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It's okay.  the way i look at injuries is that it will boost your cns and give you that motivation you did not have before.  Plus you gain back the strength you once had easily when you lose it from inactivity.

Your next assignment is a depth drop from 30 feet. It ensures you will get injured and then, after 2 years of recovery, you WILL come back stronger and more explosive. TAKE IT IF YOU ARE A MAN