Vertical Jump or Vertical Leap Definition

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How much to squat to high vertical?

Im 5ft 6in and 53kg and how much weight do i need to squat for high vertical jump for example around 30 inch vertical.
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What is a jump rope good for?

I have a jump rope, and my pulse sure goes up while jumping. But what am I exercising exactly?
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Vertical Leap Improvement Plan?

I am having some doubts for quite some years ! Used to play basketball for some years and i was always a guy who could jump quite well(over 38 inch), i am 6 feet tall and dunking was an easy task. ...
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Can swimming significantly help to improve vertical jump?

I've met physical education teacher in the swimming pool and he told me that swimming will NOT have significant effect for developing my vertical jump. If we omit weight loss caused by swimming and ...
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Bilateral vs single leg squats

When training for a sport that includes a lot of single leg jumps (basketball, for example), how specific should the strength training be? Does strength training need to be single leg? I see two ways ...
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How do I get my legs higher for a kong?

I can do a kong over something about the size of a pick-nick table, however I notice that on anything longer, my legs start to fall, and I have to bring my feet down. Many traceurs however can get ...
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How can I improve my vertical?

I have been playing basketball a lot lately and I'd like to improve my vertical. Currently it's not terribly bad, but I'm guessing below the average competitive basketball player (somewhere around ...