Author Topic: Standing vertical vs. running vertical  (Read 1437 times)

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Cloud3205

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Standing vertical vs. running vertical
« on: April 04, 2011, 05:42:00 pm »
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I was wondering if there are exercises that would improve a standing vertical jump more than a running, two legged vertical jump, or vice-versa.  That is, although these two numbers may increase in tandem, is there a way to "focus" on one over the other other than just practicing the movement?

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Re: Standing vertical vs. running vertical
« Reply #1 on: April 04, 2011, 06:38:42 pm »
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Well if you go really "strict" in terms of specificity, a squat will work to improve your standing VJ and a depth jump will be used to improve your running VJ. But obviously these things are intertwined and is not that simple.