Poise + Performance — basketball

Do Hoopers make good High Jumpers?

basketball track and field training

Do Hoopers make good High Jumpers?

Since the days of Jordan and Michael Powell, there has been debate, curiosity and experiments comparing base line leaping basketball players to sky high jumpers in track and field. We asked our resident leap expert, Coach Myreon Sartin, the "Bounce Coach" what he thinks about translating court skills to bar skills....   As we all know the most explosive movement or action in a basketball game is a dunk. Everyone who plays the game probably envisions themselves on a fast break and going up for a windmill or tomahawk slam.  Well as a basketball and track coach, I tend to scout...

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