Jumping Higher Even If You Are Lazy and Short!

This is going to be a short article but recently I was considering a thing someone who just talked to me told me. They asked “If I’m lazy and short…how can I learn How To Dunk?”

I was taken aback because I’ve heard the “short” part before but rarely do people ask if they are “lazy” whether they can jump higher.

So I really had to think since naturally I’m a go getter and love to work hard at things. I first pointed him to this video as a start:

That nailed the basics down of what he had to do to get stronger legs. But, I continued to show him more resources like other articles and videos that my help him.

I am personally totally self-taught, that’s how I learned to dunk. So anyway, the real point of this post is to be resourceful…don’t be “lazy” when you start, only when you have the results you want.

From there it is smooth cruising and your vertical jump will continue to slowly increase!

Tips On Using Proper Form When Training To Jump Higher

I was thinking of my next post and I decided that I’ll talk about tips I have and exercises you can do to have proper form when jumping. Proper for is the difference between jumping high for years and jumping high for weeks. Use these exercises to avoid injury while jumping.

The Ski bounce exercise

Accurate positioning and sequenced movement must be in place to synchronize your frame for the leap. A lack of coordination not simplest decreases your total power, but it also lessens the diploma of manipulate over your body.

The “ski bounce” alignment role entails a good hip hinge and ahead bend, with your butt returned and knees simply in the front of your feet. This position aligns you for the satisfactory coordination of muscular action. along with your torso hinged ahead and your butt back, you prime your hip extensor muscle tissue in a “pre-stretch” for top-rated force technology.

Fast and sturdy hip extension is the principle source of leaping energy.

The depth of your leap position will range depending upon your electricity, pace of generating force, and the aim of the bounce.

Are you jumping up to some thing that is stationary or moving? Do you need to hit a certain game or simply move as a long way as feasible? simply as in the entirety else these kinds of information take practice to do well.

Use Your Arms Efficiently

See how the hands are up inside the air, assisting to propel the frame forward.

See how the fingers are up in the air, assisting to propel the body ahead.
similarly to producing pressure from the hips, it’s important to use a right arm swing, which both generates momentum and continues the focal point on an upward trajectory.

in case you do a poor job synchronizing the arm swing with the force off your legs, you’ll lose height and positioning, and it’ll simply simple feel awkward!

I additionally emphasize a soft landing to guard your joints and lessen the pressure in your frame from repeated jumping. if you maintain in thoughts the goal of landing as softly as feasible, you’ll be able to practice more with out injuring your self.

Maintain Solid Posture

Precision on your leaping requires properly form and approach, and emphasis on those fundamentals improve your normal athletic potential. You’ll word stepped forward frame recognition for both coordinated movement and knowing in which your frame is in space.

Those are important abilities that help in each bodily pastime from sports to even just the everyday bodily obligations we all have.

Hope This Was helpful…

Tal signing off.

3 Questions You Should Ask Before Training To Dunk

Hey guys, Tal here. For this first post I want to introduce you guys to dunking by first setting your expectations. Many people who wants to increase their vertical jump often expects results in a month or 2 but that just isn’t the case of how it happens. Here are questions you should ask before undergoing vertical jump training.


So firstly, why did you want to learn how to dunk?

I assume it’s the form of thing that loads of children in all likelihood fantasize approximately, me blanketed. much like you would possibly need to grow to be an astronaut or something like that. i was usually one of the tallest youngsters in my class, however I never truly tried to dunk. And in order an person, you start wondering a bit bit approximately what styles of things you left on the desk, that you in no way really tried your hand at. and i were given it into my head that I’d select up this youth fable of mine and see if I should dunk.

What form of bodily form are you in?

You stated you were the various taller kids in faculty. How tall are you?
I’m six-two-and-a-1/2. So I’m tall, no longer very tall. when I commenced the project, i was in okay form, but now not first-rate. I weighed over 2 hundred kilos and had by no means belonged to a health club, and definitely despised working out, really. I’m 35 now; i was 34 whilst i was doing most of this work. And so a part of the venture was obviously moving into form.

How much basketball experience do you have?

Did you play in high college? As a kid? I played some pickup basketball, but I had in no way performed aggressive basketball.  years lower back, I started playing. just as some thing to do to stay a little bit energetic. The handiest prepared game I had performed competitively was remaining Frisbee. So i used to be a basketball fan, however I couldn’t execute a proper pick out and roll.

In the next post we will talk about how to increase your vertical very quickly using some of my secret methods. See you then.