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How To Jump Higher For Basketball: 3 Tips To Increase Your Vertical Jump


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Just like any other basketball player, you might want to know how to increase your vertical jump, right?

Learning how to jump higher can help you get more rebounds, sprint faster up the court, and elevate over people for contested jumpshots...

...O, and it can help you dunk as well.

I know this all too well after I increased my 18" vertical to a whopping 39" with the Jump Manual, but I talk about that elsewhere...

If you want to improve your vertical, you must be able to apply more force on the surface of the ground in the shortest time possible.

This means more power in less time.

A lot of people think that overall strength will make them jump higher.

But this is only the power aspect, remember? Time off the ground is also a crucial aspect to jumping higher.

However, you will only jump slightly higher after you increase your strength only.

Plyometrics (weightless jumping that is explosive) are critical to improving that time aspect for you.

Below are three basic tips on how to increase your vertical jump for basketball:

1.) Get Muscle Knots Out of Legs

best foam rollers for vertical jump training programs
Keeping muscles loose is crucial...
Muscle knots or trigger points are found all throughout the body.

They restrict the length of the muscle tissue, which make them weaker and shorter.

With the use of foam roller, you will be able to get rid of those spasms, I personally recommend this one as it is excellent for loosening up muscles.

Move the roller slowly, and stop on areas that are tender until you feel the knot is released.

I swear jumping is like 60%-70% a mental thing and 30%-40% a muscle thing.

Treating tight muscles and getting ample rest will make you fly...if you have the reactivity and strength aspects down.

Some of the areas that you need to work on are the calves, quads, and IT band.

Work on the calves by placing the roller under it and rest the other foot on the floor. Roll the device from the ankle to the knee.

When it comes to working on your quads, get on your stomach and put the foam roller under the thigh.

Then just roll on the foam roller from the hips to just above the knee.

To get rid of knots from the IT band, lie on your side with the roller placed near the hip. You should rest the other foot on the floor.

Then move the roller along your thigh.

You can increase the pressure on the roller by placing one leg on top of the other.

If you're looking for a vertical jump program that teaches these techniques really well then check this out:

Anyway, that leads me to my next basic tip...

2.) Learn Depth Jumps

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